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Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

There’s no easier way to
build, launch, and manage government sites.

Federalist is a publishing platform for
modern 21st Century IDEA websites.

Trusted and scalable

  • 134 production .gov sites
  • 9 federal agencies
  • 100+ million visitors per year
  • 400+ prototypes developed
  • 639+ updates per week




Hand building a website

Use our templates or develop your own and publish your web page right away.



Hand launching a secure website with cloud.gov

You focus on the content, we'll worry about the security, compliance, and deployment.



Hand using faders to manage website deployments

Use our intuitive interface to control the process from start to finish.

Launch your site in minutes.

Federalist uses a public code hosting service to load and store code for your site. If your code is already on GitHub, Federalist can securely deploy a website from your repository in minutes.

Agencies using Federalist

  • Seal of the Department of Education
    Department of Education
  • Seal of the Department of Homeland Security
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Seal of the Department of the Interior
    Department of the Interior
  • Seal of the Department of the Treasury
    Department of the Treasury
  • Seal of the General Services Administration
    General Services Administration
  • Seal of the National Science Foundation
    National Science Foundation
  • Seal of the Office of Personnel Management
    Office of Personnel Management
  • Seal of the Department of Defense
    Department of Defense
See success stories of Federalist-powered sites →

Customer Case Study

Centers of Excellence

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Enhanced functionality, hands-on support, and modern design

Want to talk about what Federalist can do for your agency? Questions about compliance? Want to try it out for yourself?

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Kickstart your website with one of our templates.

Our accessible, customizable templates let you spend more time on your content.

Federalist fact sheets

Need more details about Federalist? Need help convincing your executive team? The Federalist team has developed these resources to help. See more on the Federalist support site.

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    Federalist proposal

    A two-page overview about Federalist for stakeholder briefings.

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  • Federalist basic diagram

    An outline of how all of Federalist’s parts work together.

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    Compliance memo & extension

    Details about Federalist’s compliance and Authority to Operate.

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    Federalist’s compliance and Authority to Operate extension.

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