US Web Design System

last updated: Jul 03, 2024

The US government has a design system called the US Web Design System, which is used in different variations across many government websites.

Two I've worked with are:

The USWDS was started after the excellent UK digital service released the design system

It's kind of a pain to get started with, so I made a couple of templates to show how to get started with it, and include automated accessibility checking:

JB Hutch made a nice site to document how you can get started with the USWDS and tailwind

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