Users of the U.S. Web Design System 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 USWDS, 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 USWDS 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 USWDS team. Use them at your own discretion.
|Name||Distribution||Author or maintainer||Notes|
|django-designstandards||Django||Paul Tagliamonte (USDS)||
This package provides access to USWDS in Django applications.
This package provides Django Forms integration with USWDS.
|USWDS Drupal theme||Drupal||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.
A Jekyll theme for USWDS.
|uswds-simple-sass||npm and gulp||18F||
This is a simple Node JS-based “starter project” that uses gulp and gulp-sass to power a development workflow for a one-page site that leverages USWDS’ SASS. Note that this is a starter project and not a reusable package.
|18f-contrib-web-design-standards||npm and node-sass||Brian DeRocher||
A node-sass based wrapper of the U.S. Web Design System library.
|NuGet web-design-standards||NuGet||Abdul Ahad Monty||
The NuGet Package has been created to access the library easily from Visual Studio NuGet Package Manager.
This Ruby on Rails gem is not currently maintained.
A front-end component library aimed at implementing USWDS design patterns in React.
|us_web_design_standards gem||Ruby gem||18F|
|USWDS WebJar||WebJars||VJ Kapur||
For Java- and JVM-based build tools, such as Maven and Gradle.
|Broadcasting Board of Governors WordPress theme||WordPress||Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)||
This is not a reusable WordPress theme, but an implementation of USWDS for bbg.gov.
A WordPress theme built with Automattic’s _s, the U.S. Web Design System, and the needs of the people. For additional components and shortcodes, check out the Franklin plugin.
|The Standards||WordPress||Kyle Laverty||
The Standards is a WordPress theme that is based on the U.S. Web Design System.
A WordPress theme designed for NASA, built on the Sage starter theme, styled using the U.S. Web Design System. While it currently uses the NASA fork of the U.S. Web Design System, this could be swapped out by changing the dependency in package.json from nasawds to uswds.