ACF Website Requirements

Publication Date: February 22, 2018

Use this list to help guide you through development projects and confirm you have met all necessary requirements for creating new or redesigning existing ACF websites.

This list condenses the most important federal and Department guidelines and best practices for federal websites. ACF follows HHS standards with a few adjustments for branding and consistency.  You can find details on the source of federal requirements and implementation of checklist items on and Visit disclaimer page .

Requirements for New and Redesigned Sites

Branding/Style Guidelines



Managing the Website

Keep in Mind


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