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GOV.WALES products must meet standards related to design, security, domains and content.

First published:
24 October 2023
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The content in GOV.WALES products must be written to work well online. Find out more in introduction to writing for GOV.WALES.

Accessibility and assisted digital

Your product needs to be accessible to everyone who needs it or you may be breaking the law. Follow the accessibility standards for GOV.WALES.


The Welsh language must not be treated less favourably than English. Follow the advice in Welsh language in digital communications.

The team

A range of skills are required to produce a good product. Find out how to set up a team for a GOV.WALES service.


Your product should be value for money, reliable, work across different devices and be secure. Follow the advice on:

Solution Design Authority

Projects involving Information and Communication Technology (ICT) spending over £2,000 require approval.

Welsh Government staff get help by searching the intranet for ‘Solution Design Authority’.

User research

Teams should use research to help them understand users and create products that meet their needs.

Welsh Government staff get help by searching the intranet for ‘advice on digital’.

Digital service standards for Wales