It's been a while since I've done one of these posts about other posts. So as it's Christmas, here's a list of things written by other people. They are interesting, I promise.
Senior Content Designer, GOV.UK
This is a list of what we’ve been working on since the last update on 22 July 2016, and what we plan to do next. As usual we’ve divided the work up into lists of what we’ve been doing to …
While of course I would hope that you're not thinking about or doing work things over the weekend, here are a couple of posts from other GDS blogs that you might find interesting.
Here are a couple of blog posts from the other GDS teams that caught my eye.
When we change content on GOV.UK we tell our government colleagues that, “It should be live in about 20 to 30 minutes.” Here’s why.
Here are a few blog posts from the rest of GDS that I've found interesting this week (and you might too).
Over on Basecamp, government publishers often ask us for examples of good HTML publications (HTML pubs) on GOV.UK. Here are some we’ve come across that make good use of the format. Over time, we plan to make the HTML pub …
In case you haven't seen them on the other GDS blogs, here are a couple of posts you might be interested in: benchmarking GOV.UK from the user research team writing for users with low literacy levels by Roz Strachan from the Digital Marketplace …
In this guest post, Amanda McMahon of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) talks about working with subject matter experts (SMEs) to improve GOV.UK content and user engagement. Towards the end of last year, I started thinking about improving content …
Over in content corner at GOV.UK, we’re spending 20% of our time improving content beyond our reactive ‘business as usual’ work. I've been looking at the Standard Visitor visa guide. My analyst colleague Chris Russell suggested modelling a user’s journey …
Related content and links
A blog about running and improving the GOV.UK website, for anyone who is working on GOV.UK or interested in how the digital home of the UK government works. Written by the GOV.UK Team
Standards and guidelines
- The GOV.UK roadmap: what we’re working on through spring 2022 18 January 2022
- Updating the GOV.UK homepage 13 December 2021
- Launching GOV.UK’s new menu bar 11 November 2021
- How we made the GOV.UK accordion component more accessible 29 October 2021
- Platforms and services: the GOV.UK architecture strategy 9 September 2021