K-State Research and Extension
Branding on Websites

K-State Research and Extension's website and local sites are built with a content management system to promote consistency in the navigation, banner, footer, and text style.

Sites for local units include a standard site map and suggested content for some of the pages. Local units control the main content pane. Local units can subscribe to Really Simple Syndication (RSS), provided by K-State Research and Extension, to receive regular news and content feeds for their website.

Tips for maintaining your site

  • Post new content at least weekly. You can also rearrange content so that your site looks fresh
  • Check to make sure your links still work
  • Make contact information clear, and respond quickly
  • Add an RSS feed
  • Link back to the home page from child pages
  • Add links to your social media pages, if available
  • Look at your site in different browsers


Color Codes

Use these color codes when needing to match the official purple of Kansas State University on headers or other website elements:

Web and Powerpoint
(RGB) 81, 40, 136

Hexidecimal (Web color codes)

Questions about K-State Research and Extension's branding guidelines can be directed to communications, 785-532-5851 or ksrelogos@ksu.edu

Direct inquiries related to use of the university Powercat and wordmark to Trademark Licensing at 785-532-6269, or logos@k-state.edu.

Branding Guide, main page