Guest post from Dave Hallworth, Managing Editor at the Department for Education (DfE), and Jeni Pitkin, Digital Content Officer at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). In January 2015 we went to the GDS Content Design Conference. This …
Content Product Lead, GOV.UK
We blogged recently about the changes we’re making to the browse pages on GOV.UK. This is part of the work we’re doing to make it easier to find things. The next, small step is happening this week. The association (tag) …
“We’re going to split you into groups and get you to do the work.” Words that strike fear into the hearts of conference-goers everywhere, but the delegates at the GDS Content Design Conference were equal to the task.
The information in this blogpost may now be out of date. See the current GOV.UK content and publishing guidance. One of the principles behind GOV.UK is that users shouldn’t need to know what each government department or agency is responsible …
In January of this year, Graham wrote a blog post about GOV.UK organisation types. He outlined the 3 types of page available to groups of people below the level of the organisation (but not meeting the criteria for high profile …
What are they? Topics are the top-level groupings of information in the departments and policy area of GOV.UK. They give users an overview of government activity in a particular area, allowing them to understand what the government is doing without …
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- Five things we’ve learned from researching the GOV.UK account 9 December 2020