Web Standard: Boxes
Boxes highlight specific web content.
- Use the boxes found in the EPA stylesheet. They are part of the look and feel and are described fully at: Style Guide: Boxes
- Alert Box: Emergency alert or other important information. The title must convey the specific alert or emergency. Use on any page.
- Blog Box: used to pull in EPA blog content. Used primarily on homepages.
- Highlight Box: to highlight one set of related, critical or featured content
- Image box (with or without a caption): sets the image apart from content and floats it left or right
- Multi-purpose box: For content that doesn’t meet any of the other definitions.
- News Box: Lists of recent events, news items, or upcoming calendar events.
- No Style Box: For microsite homepages
- Pull Quote Box: To quote text from the content of the page. You can also use the pull quote author style for the author.
- Quiz Box: uses the simple box. Used primarily on homepages.
- Related Information Box: lists of related information, that is not critical or featured content.
- On Homepages:
- Use for Related Topics box on resource directory homepage, if used.
- No images because this is for less important content.
- On Basic pages: can use an image if needed
- On Homepages:
- RSS Feed Box: used to pull RSS feeds from EPA newsroom. If 3rd party content is used, you are responsible for 3rd party content. Used primarily on homepages.
- Simple Box: Has a title or uses an image as a header; does not have colored background heading.
- Special One Item Box: Contains one link to one featured event or content feature.
- Twitter Box: use to display official EPA twitter information. Used Primarily on homepages.
See: Style Guide: Boxes
About this Standard
Effective date: 03/22/2009
Date Approved: 09/12/2012
Web Council review by: 09/02/2014 (or earlier if deemed necessary)