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Website Production Guide

This production guide describes how to properly implement the York University template for York websites. It should be used as a reference for anyone who is implementing a web page template for a new or existing York website. Adhering to this production guide will facilitate a consistent departmental and University look and feel.

Please refer to the York Website Style Guide to understand the Web design standards on which this production guide and the web template are based, including guidelines on look and feel and the appropriate use of colour, fonts and item placement.

AODA Web Accessibility Compliance

Under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), beginning January 1, 2014, new public websites and web content on those sites must conform with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level A. Please refer to the AODA Web Accessibility resource page for more information.

Website Production Guide Table of Contents


Web Template Options

About the HTML Template Files

Setting Up the HTML Template for Your Site:

Additional Guidelines for Use: