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Web Standards

Our web presence is the university’s digital front door. We are committed to taking an inclusive and welcoming user-centered approach that provides maximum utility for our various audiences while maintaining a consistent experience across all University of Oregon websites.

We also have a philosophical commitment—and a legal obligation—to provide accessible websites that comply with federal and state requirements.

Visit the Digital Communications website to access web-related resources, including information about the topics listed below:

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Using Brand Colors on Your Website
Learn how and when to use color to create a web experience that's both effective and aligned with the UO brand.
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Web Typography Guidelines
Learn how to apply UO web fonts, like United, to help maintain a consistent look and feel across university websites.
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Required Header and Footer
The header and footer provide a consistent navigational experience for visitors to UO websites.
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Background Patterns and Colors
Background patterns and colors are provided to enhance the look and feel of website content.