When we first created GOV.UK we did it based on the assumption that users shouldn’t need to know who provides a service to be able to use it. Users just want to complete a task - they shouldn’t have to …
The look and feel of the worldwide pages on GOV.UK has changed. We’ve made these changes to make things better, both for users and for GOV.UK publishers.
Where do you start when doing a discovery into so much content? We had 6 weeks to sensibly review and make recommendations about GOV.UK content for international users - not an easy task when GOV.UK has thousands of pages.
The GDS content team are believers in iteration and continuous improvement. We spend a lot of time iterating: making improvements to GOV.UK's content based on user research and insight from analytics. But what do you do when you’ve got a …
For the first time on GOV.UK, we published the Budget as a web page. We know that publications work better as HTML publications rather than PDFs. They’re better for search, better for mobile and comply with open standards. Let’s HTML …
Today we’ve published the beta of our revised publishing guidance in the new manuals format. We’ve created a sub topic ‘Content and publishing’ which we recommend you bookmark. From there you can find 4 manuals: Content design: planning, managing and …
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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
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- Undertaking GOV.UK's largest software infrastructure project 20 September 2023
- How we developed GOV.UK’s strategy for growth 24 August 2023
- Making it easier to add images on GOV.UK 10 August 2023
- Updating GOV.UK when there is a machinery of government change 15 June 2023
- Responding to the changing user needs of the COVID-19 landing page 6 March 2023