govuk-design-system VS uswds

Compare govuk-design-system vs uswds and see what are their differences.


One place for service teams to find styles, components and patterns for designing government services. (by alphagov)


The U.S. Web Design System helps the federal government build fast, accessible, mobile-friendly websites. (by uswds)
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govuk-design-system uswds
1 55
339 6,269
2.7% 0.5%
9.5 9.9
4 days ago 6 days ago
Nunjucks SCSS
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of govuk-design-system. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-07.


Posts with mentions or reviews of uswds. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-11.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing govuk-design-system and uswds you can also consider the following projects:

wp-calypso - The JavaScript and API powered

design-system - Design System

govuk-puppet - Puppet manifests used to provision the main GOV.UK web stack

Next.js - The React Framework

nl-covid19-data-dashboard - The dashboard provides information on the outbreak and prevalence of COVID-19 in The Netherlands

grommet - a react-based framework that provides accessibility, modularity, responsiveness, and theming in a tidy package

react-components - :seedling: garden React components

ring-ui - A collection of JetBrains Web UI components

react-uswds - USWDS 3.0 components built in React

Angular - The modern web developer’s platform

govuk-components - Lightweight components for developing with the GOV.UK Design System

playbook - The Digital Services Playbook