Common components used consistently across University of Minnesota websites:
- Create consistency in design
- Improve visitor experience
- Increase accessibility
- Reduce costs and time associated with design and development
You are strongly encouraged to use the following five essential components to aid in creating consistency across University websites.
The unit/site identity is a clear indication of what part of the overall U of M web presence your visitor is viewing. The information contained in this section of your page should quickly allow visitors to place themselves. It can give them a sense of hierarchy and can briefly explain the purpose of a site when necessary.
At launch, Folwell includes a horizontal dropdown menu option with a mobile menu. In progress are two additional menus:
- Mega menu
All menus are designed to be fully responsive and meet accessibility requirements, including contrast checks, tabbing and arrow navigation, and aria roles.