Build Websites and Digital Services

Tools and guidance to help you build websites and digital services that meet your agency’s mission, and provide critical, trusted information and services to customers.

Get Started

Review high-level requirements, and connect with colleagues across government.

IT Accessibility

Ensure access for all, regardless of ability.

Design & Usability

Create content, systems, and services that are easy to find, understand, and use.

Authentication & Cybersecurity

Develop tools that are safe and secure to use.

Cloud & Hosting

Find platform and hosting options.

Services & Solutions

Find services and solutions to meet your digital development needs.

21st Century IDEA

Signed into law in December 2018, the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (21st Century IDEA) requires federal executive branch agencies to build websites and digital services that:

  • Are accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with Section 508;
  • Have a consistent appearance;
  • Are authoritative; do not overlap with or duplicate existing websites;
  • Contain a search function;
  • Are provided through a secure connection;
  • Are designed around user needs with data-driven analysis;
  • Provide an option for a more customized digital experience; and
  • Are functional and usable on mobile devices.

Next Steps

Learn more about 21st Century IDEA.
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Last Reviewed: 2021-01-19