Julián Castro’s Website Following Presidential Campaign Launch

On January 12th, Julián Castro officially announced his candidacy for President in his hometown of San Antonio, TX. A Democrat, Castro previously served as mayor of San Antonio (2009–2014) and United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (2014–2017) under President Barack Obama.

Julián Castro for President 2020 Website on January 12, 2019

Where to find Julián Castro online

His campaign website, julianforthefuture.com includes content in both English and Spanish.

English-language pages include:

  • Home
  • About
  • Past event recaps
  • Newsletter sign-up
  • Ways to donate via ActBlue
  • Policies

There is no visible online store.

The website links to the following social profiles:

Technology Powering Julián Castro’s Website

According to data provided by BuiltWith, the site is built with WordPress with analytics connections to Google Tag Manager. Additional details on the BuiltWith website.

Branding

Colors

Colors used on the site include:

  • Light blue: #1077cb
  • Dark blue black: #000033
  • Light gray: #f6f6f6

Fonts

Fonts used on the site include:

  • Mallory
  • Fedra Serif A Book
  • Fedra Serif Display

Motifs

A line broken by a star is used throughout the site.

Additional Imagery

CNN Reporter Hunter Schwarz wrote about Julián Castro’s campaign logo and its ties to past campaigns by the candidate.

Miscellaneous

Buttons and links changing in some way upon being rolled over by a mouse is common on the web. In the case of Julián Castro’s website, the “Donate” button on his home page rotates. It’s also circular, which isn’t as common.

Rotating Donate Button on Julián Castro’s website (Captured on 1/16/2019)

Before the official launch of his presidential candidacy, Julián Castro’s site also incorporated yellow.

Snapshot of Julián Castro’s Site prior to formal launch of Presidential Campaign

Screenshots

For more, see these snapshots of Julián Castro’s site.


Published January 16, 2019
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