Standards and policies for UC Santa Barbara websites

The WSG aims to help campus website developers create policy compliant websites that utilize industry best practices and policies set forth by the federal government and the University of California.


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Making Technology Accessible

Inclusive design and development explores the techniques and tools at your disposal, both on campus and off.

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Become a Member 

There are no fees to join.  We simply require your enthusiasm and willingness to contribute in making a world class web experience for all "virtual" visitors to UC Santa Barbara.

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News & Updates

News & Updates

Web Accessibility Webinar

Attendees will learn about the knowledge to practice accessibility, what daily and long term tasks can make a website successful, and the latest updates to our system-wide tool, SiteImprove.

Soliciting feedback from campus re: future workshops

Co-chairs sent out a campus-wide email email soliciting feedback for potential workshop topics.

Upcoming Workshop: GatsbyJS and the rise of decoupled websites

Join us March 22 at 1pm for an introduction and demonstration by GatsbyJS, leaders in headless CMS. Sponsored by the Web Standards Group. 

About Web Standards Group

It takes a discussion to make a better, open web.


We aim to give developers, designers, and anyone passionate about the Web a place to hold discussions and publish ideas. We take a look at the evolution of Web Standards, how to use them in your work and ways you can get involved.


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Meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month and are open to all UCSB web professionals

Behind the Standards


Beyond the Standards Blog

Displaying RSS Feeds From External Sites

We can use Drupal's core functionality to gather, read, and display news, text, images, and other content from external news sites and blogs around the internet.

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Breaking down the web into it's most vital components on the front end (Header, Footers and Navigation) and the back end (Metatags and SEO)

More on Content


The guidelines, tips, and resources below will help you plan for effective web content that is clear and accurate and available to all types of visitors

More about Design


Providing information to better understand the building blocks of the web as well as making use of specific web technologies and APIs

More on Development


Ensuring that the content on a UCSB website is updated is a critical step in providing a great user experience for our visitors

More about Security

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