Legacy State Template

NOTE: State Template version 5.5 is now considered a legacy version with limited support. See the latest State Template.

State Template Responsive

View a demo version of the Legacy State Template with working sample pages and instructional documentation. *The sample footer is specific to the California Department of Technology.  Please ensure that your footer links are specific to your organization.


State Template v5.5 (Legacy) provides:

  • Re-architected to utilize industry standard frameworks:
    • Bootstrap – for mobile first development
    • {SASS} – extends the CSS language
    • Gulp – javascript task runner
    • Node js – cross-platform runtime environment
    • HTML5 – semantic elements & more…
  • Fully mobile and responsive design now with layout breakpoints
  • Re-architected to support semantic microdata referencing schema.org
    • Enabling greater integrated answers from intelligent services:
      Siri, Google Now, Cortana, etc.
    • Enabling enhanced search results from the major search vendors
  • Because of standardized architecture and semantic markup, future migrations are significantly simplified!
  • Improved Accessibility due to utilizing industry frameworks and accessibility plugins including content  semantics

Additional Information

Legacy State Template (v5.5, v5, v4.5 and v4) features a complete restructuring of the HTML markup, CSS, and JavaScript in addition to new content templates incorporating semantic naming conventions  while preserving the familiar look-and-feel of the 2013 Responsive Template.

Additionally, technologies such as SASS and LESS were introduced and new content modules also added for State agencies and departments to utilize when developing their websites.

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