US Web Design Standards

This seems useful. US Digital Services has designed standard UI for US.gov websites. Check out the quote. Think of the opportunities for creating better access for citizens.

Code: We wanted to create a single reference point for developers in need of common patterns; think about it in terms of building blocks of code for teams assembling websites. Because our goal was to build a system of components shaped by modern best practices, we included code samples in all of our standards and made sure code was 508-compliant and accessible. We also knew that in order for our code to be easy to read and readily adoptable, it had to have a unified voice. After speaking with dozens of frontend developers and designers in government, we sought to strike a balance between modular CSS and code that’s clean and easy-to-use.

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