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Website Style Guide

This document outlines the web standards and guidelines to be followed for creating, re-designing or managing the design of a new or existing website on the yorku.ca domain. Adhering to this style guide will help ensure a consistent web experience for users as well as the integrity of the York identity.

In this document, the Design Overview describes web page layouts, elements and font/colour specifications; the Content Development Guidelines offer general information about employing these standards, guidelines for use of images, editorial tips, and adding other standardized tools and elements to a York website.

The York Web Production Guide that accompanies this guide gives technical guidelines and specifications for creating webpages/sites when using the York template.

These documents address general needs in website development. For aspects that are not addressed, please contact Marketing & Creative Services.

 Website Style Guide Table of Contents

Introduction

Design Overview

Example Layouts

Content Development Guidelines