It is important that Griffith websites and web applications are not only accurate and credible but also usable and accessible. The University's web design standards support usability and accessibility by enabling a superior and consistent user experience that reinforces trust in the Griffith brand and services. Web publishers and developers help to build the Griffith brand and user experience by ensuring that their sites have a professional appearance that is consistent with the following standards and guidelines while providing quality content to the site's audience.
This guide is divided into three categories:
- Creating branding — understanding the standard design elements, technologies and best practices.
- Editorial style guide — planning and designing your site information architecture and content.
- Managing your site — continually improving and extending your site and how it is used.
Please note that this guide is continually updated and improved. The most recently updated sections are highlighted accordingly. Contact the Marketing Technology team if you have any questions about this guide.
- Use of colours
- Griffith logo use for web
- Creating the header
- Creating the footer
- Form styling
- CSS framework
- Mobile compatibility
- Print compatibility
- Testing and validation
- Optimising performance
- Security and usability considerations
- Copyright attribution
- Legal compliance