This is the public repo for plainlanguage.gov, which is an online resource to help federal employees understand and comply with the Plain Writing Act of 2010. It represents a joint effort by the Plain Language Action and Information Network (PLAIN) and the General Services Administration.
About the site
The site is built with the U.S. Web Design Standards, a set of reusable, high-quality components for modern websites. We're using the Web Design Standards Jekyll theme with some customized styles and Font Awesome icons.
The site is optimized for deployment on 18F's Federalist publishing service.
Running the site locally
After cloning the repo, install Jekyll and any necessary dependencies using:
To run the site locally, from the project folder, run:
bundle exec jekyll serve
If all goes well, visit the site at
To provide feedback on plainlanguage.gov, follow this repository and open an issue in the repo.
This project is in the public domain within the United States, and copyright and related rights in the work worldwide are waived through the CC0 1.0 Universal public domain dedication.
All contributions to this project will be released under the CC0 dedication. By submitting a pull request, you are agreeing to comply with this waiver of copyright interest.