Users sometimes want to switch between different types of content on GOV.UK. We've been experimenting with a new way of doing this.
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'Supergroups' help users find relevant content on GOV.UK by grouping document types together. Here's what we've been doing to improve them.
Over three quarters of a million people use GOV.UK emails to find out when content is published or updated on the site. We used to use an external service to send these. We've built a system using GOV.UK Notify, a …
The Finding Things team held a tagging day on 9 January 2017 to connect the education-related content to the draft new taxonomy. Publishers look at each of their pages and choose tags like "Early years funding" and "Phonics".
The finding things taxonomy work has completed the first content audit. This involved editors from different organisations reviewing all the content about early years education and childcare provision (eg childminding). Here's how we got on.
This is the first election for which the UK has a single government domain. Here's how we're making it clear what was published under previous governments.
We've published a new policy about when content on GOV.UK should be withdrawn and, more importantly, when it should not.
We've changed organisation pages so you can include either what were called 'featured services and guidance' or 'top tasks' links at the top of the page - but not both.
This clinic was a little different from previous ones. There was a lot to show so there were more presentations than usual. Visualising publications data Ashraf Chohan showed visualisations of data about how many publication content items are published and …
The information in this blogpost may now be out of date. See the current GOV.UK content and publishing guidance. We've introduced publishing workflow to corporate information pages, for example, 'working for...', 'procurement at...' and 'media enquiries'. Previously, any changes you …
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