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Web Standard: Hub Links


Hub links take visitors to the home/hub pages of microsites and resource directories on related topics. They appear in the upper left corner of basic pages created within a resource directory (‘spoke pages’), after the phrase "Related Topics:". Resource directories do not have any other secondary navigation menus, like breadcrumbs or sidebar links.

  • The first hub link is generated by the Web CMS.
  • If another resource directory or microsite links to the same spoke page, another hub link can be manually added to that resource directory or microsite.
  • There is no limit on the number of hub links you are permitted to add.


Hub linksHub links on a basic page.

About this Standard

All EPA public web content must adhere to the EPA Web Standards, the U.S. Web Design System guidelines, and the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act.

Original effective date: 09/12/2012
Date last reviewed and approved: 04/11/2018
Next Web Council review by: 04/11/2021 (or earlier if deemed necessary by the Web Council).