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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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

UCTech 2021

The focus is on "Envisioning the Future of IT" as the conference gets underway August 11, 2021.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Digital accessibility isn’t just for coders or web designers - all of us can do something in our daily work.

Web Theme User Roundtable

User Roundtables are hour-long forums, held quarterly, to meet and collaborate with fellow users of the UCSB Web Theme.

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

Dogfooding: Drupal8 Rich Integration with Google Sheets API

Allows for team collaborated data to be easily maintained by all parties

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Webguide Access

Encouraging campus web continuity


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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