Getting started

The U.S. Web Design Standards provide design guidelines and code to help you quickly create trustworthy, accessible, and consistent digital government services.

Role-based guides

Developers

Get started with our code base one of two ways: downloading the code as a zip file, or installing with npm.

Designers

Whether you’re creating simple wireframes or detailed visual design comps, we’ve got you covered with the design resources you need.

Project wiki

The team is constantly updating project documentation on GitHub, the primary repository for which is the project wiki. Here you can find detailed information about our design and development process, and the findings we’ve collected from performing user research.

View the project wiki on GitHub