USWDS is a library of code, tools, and guidance to help government teams design and build fast, accessible, mobile-friendly government websites backed by user research and modern best practices. It powers nearly 200 federal websites and they’re committed to making the design system work better for any federal website.
Resources on U.S. Web Design System
Deceptive Design: How to Identify and Combat Consequence Design —Consequence design is part of everyday life. Deceptive techniques like “dark patterns” and “hostile design” trick people into taking …
An Introduction to USWDS 2.0 —A design system for the federal government.
USWDS Maturity Model —How to adopt the design system incrementally and design and build better digital experiences.
Best Practices for Writing for the Accessible Web —Tips for making online information accessible for those with auditory and visual needs.
The website standards —as defined in 21st Century IDEA
21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act —21st Century IDEA aims to improve the digital experience for government customers and reinforces existing requirements for federal public websites.
How to track performance —A step-by-step guide to picking metrics and tools for tracking performance on your siteundefined
Tools and Services
U.S. Web Design System —A toolkit of principles, guidance, and code that helps agency digital teams build accessible, mobile-friendly government websites for the …
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U.S. Web Design System —Making it easier to build accessible, mobile-friendly government websites for the public.