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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.

Trusted and scalable

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

Federalist is a publishing platform for modern, compliant government websites.

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Easy, powerful, and fast

You don't have to be a programmer or spend months working on compliance to get started. We’ve taken care of it using popular and easy-to-use open source tools so you can get right to work.

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Fully customizable

Have a design team? They can deploy custom sites that use Federalist’s scalable architecture.

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Secure and scalable

Built on an approved and certified infrastructure with services from, your website will have the highest level of security and scalability.

Kickstart your website with one of our templates.

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

Build your own look

We think our templates are great, but you can always use completely custom designs.

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

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.

  • Federalist Proposal Thumbnail
    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

    Details about Federalist’s compliance and Authority to Operate.

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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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Federalist is a product of the General Services Administration.