Users of the U.S. Web Design Standards have created implementations for popular content management systems, web frameworks, and package managers that may help get you started more quickly and easily. Though some implementations may not include all of the Standards, they should give your team a strong foundation to work from.
- The implementation’s target language and/or framework
- The author’s name (or alias) and contact URL or email address
- The most recent version of the Standards that the project targets
- Any useful caveats or other notes
Some of the implementations listed here are not affiliated or endorsed, and have not been tested, by the Standards team. Use them at your own discretion.
|Distribution||Version||Author or maintainer||Notes|
|Django||0.12.0||Paul Tagliamonte (USDS)||This package provides access to the Standards in Django applications.|
|Drupal||1.x||Brock Fanning||This base theme focuses on tweaking Drupal’s markup so that it will work with the USWDS library. Some CSS is added to deal with unavoidable Drupal quirks, but only as a last resort.|
|npm and node-sass||0.8.0||Brian DeRocher||This package provides seamless integration with node-sass and grunt pipelines.|
|NuGet||0.8.1||Abdul Ahad Monty||The NuGet Package has been created to access the library easily from Visual Studio NuGet Package Manager.|
|Rails gem||0.12.1||18F||This Ruby on Rails gem is used and actively maintained by 18F.|
|Ruby gem||0.8.0||18F||This gem has been deprecated in favor of the Rails gem. Please let us know if you’d like to adopt it.|
|WebJars||0.13.1||VJ Kapur||For Java- and JVM-based build tools, such as Maven and Gradle.|
|WordPress||0.9.1||Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)||This is not a reusable WordPress theme, but an implementation of the Standards for bbg.gov.|
|WordPress||1.1.0||Kyle Jennings||A WordPress theme built with Automattic’s _s, 18F’s U.S. Web Design Standards, and the needs of the people. For additional components and shortcodes, check out the Franklin plugin.|