We’ve made design changes to the GOV.UK homepage to improve its accessibility and make it a better user experience for the millions of people that visit it every week.
Mia Allers, Senior Graphic Designer at GDS
Learn why and how we updated the GOV.UK sitewide menu bar.
We updated an accordion component to be more accessible and here’s how we did it.
GOV.UK is a large and complex website that uses a range of different layouts and design elements. We've been improving the site's user experience by tackling design debt and building a universal navigation system.
Users can struggle to find what they need when they navigate through GOV.UK. Topic pages will help them find what they're looking for more easily.
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