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An official website of the United States government

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The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

For USWDS 1.x documentation, see

A design system for the federal government.

We make it easier to build accessible, mobile-friendly government websites for the American public.

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Browse all USWDS components and get UX, accessibility, and implementation guidance.

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Design tokens

Learn how to get started using design tokens, the building blocks of USWDS component design.

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Adapt your designs and deliver prototypes quickly and consistently, without touching a line of CSS.

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Page templates

Use our basic page templates as a starting point for your design and development process.

Start from a template