The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has unveiled an open source library of web design guidelines and code intended forÂ government designers and developers.
Will Sullivan, an 18F product lead, wrote in a blog entryÂ posted Monday that the first version of theÂ U.S. Web Design StandardsÂ includes code and guidelines for forms, typography, buttons, alerts and others.
He said the resource is free and 18F’s team can work with federal agencies to createÂ custom features or conduct training on standards implementation.
Agencies have used 18F’s standards on more than 100 sites and services that reachÂ nearly 20 million users per month, according to Sullivan.
He added thatÂ 18F currently works on a product roadmap and looks toÂ expand the platform with mobile performance-optimized components as well asÂ mapping and data visualization tools.