Essex County Council's design and patterns library

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Getting started

How we create consistent and user-centred experiences across all of our digital products

Content types

When and how to use the content types in LocalGov Drupal


Reusable components and styling options that can be used with most content types


Best practice design solutions for specific user-focused tasks and page types

Content style guides

These guidelines and style guides are for anyone producing content on or intranet.

Content strategy

Our content strategy sets out the foundation of a unified content strategy for the council’s digital estate.