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Website Standards

All websites and web applications at BYU should adhere to these standards. BYU is providing two website platforms that adhere to these standards as far as possible. These are Brightspot for most websites and Mendix for web applications.

Security and Privacy

Information security and privacy standards are maintained by BYU’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Security standards cover endpoint, server, application, database, and cloud security.

Applicable policy: Information Security and Appropriate Use Policy

Standards: Minimum Security Controls for IT Resources

Accessibility


Web accessibility standards are recommended by the University Accessibility Center and established by BYU’s Student Life Vice President. These standards cover all content presented on a web site or web application.

Applicable policy: Web Accessibility Policy

Standards: University Web Accessibility Guidelines

Branding


Branding standards are established by BYU’s Advancement Vice President.

Standards: BYU Brand Guide

Implementing Procedures

Brightspot and Mendix are the university's standard solutions for meeting each of the policies and standards listed above. Please contact the BYU Websites Manager (websites@byu.edu) to schedule your website migration or to ask further questions.