Web Standards and Design System for California Government

Design and build user-centered, accessible, and mobile-friendly government websites.

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Getting Started

Learn about webstandards.ca.gov and how this website can help you with your web projects.


Web Standards

Review statewide web standards, guidelines, and policies and learn how they apply to your web properties.


State Web Template

Explore the CA State Web Template and learn how it can help you jump start your web based projects.

Domain Name Request System

Use this system to request new and manage existing domains under CA.GOV.

State Entity Profile Application

Engage users with relevant and effective information and services accessible to anyone on the CA.gov portal.

Digital Web Services Network (DWSN)

Join the growing community of webmasters, design experts, and communications folks invested in building better digital services.

Design Principles

Learn about design principles and best practices from government partners and industry leaders.

Community Updates

State Web Template Updates

The legacy, current, and beta versions of the state web template have recently received updates. Please visit the respective GitHub repositories to see changes and download the latest release. Legacy Web State Template The legacy (v4) of the state web template has...

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