September 26, 2021

A Redesigned Website Now Live With Many New Features

UPDATE: Article about Redesigned Site By Alex Howard at O’Reilly’s Gov 2.0:
“ relaunches with APIs, integrates social media, hopes for public participation”

From the Web Xchange:

The re-launch of introduces a new user interface to public stakeholders. This redesign addresses user needs while meeting the goals of Section 2 of Executive Order 13563. Specifically, the changes will improve public participation, support an “open exchange” of information and content, increase the knowledge of the regulatory process and provide easier access to rules and regulations. New features include:

  • New Homepage and site design
  • New Browse tab that features regulations grouped in 10 industry-related Categories
  • New Learn tab that offers an interactive description of the regulatory process
  • Improved layout of search results, filters and document spotlight
  • Integrated social media tools (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Exchange)
  • New Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and standard, FR-specific URLs.

Direct to Homepage

Direct To “What’s New” Fact Sheet (4 pages; PDF)

See Also: Remaking Public Participation (via
by Cass Sunstein

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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.