GOV.UK’s most-viewed content gives us crucial guidance about what our users are looking for and how we can develop our services. From a historic Coronation to key tax updates and a new system of emergency alerts, here were some of 2023’s big moments.
As the subject of over 100,000 Google searches a month, we know people are still looking to GOV.UK for information on coronavirus. So when we discovered the page was not meeting changing user needs, we made some improvements.
GDS and DLUHC worked together to develop a smart answer to help users find out how much they might have to pay to remove cladding, or make their building safe.
We’ve reduced the time and effort it takes to create content on GOV.UK by improving the pasting of formatted content. Here’s why and how we did it.
We’ve improved shareable previews which makes it easier for publishers on GOV.UK to share drafts of their work. Here’s why we did it and how.
We’ve been working to improve translations on GOV.UK to make sure they’re as accessible as possible to our millions of users in the UK and abroad. Here’s how we made technical fixes to make translations better.
More than 50 pieces of immigration guidance had to be updated last year. Here’s how we did it.
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When a government reshuffle happens, a lot of changes need to happen across GOV.UK, quickly. Find out how GDS worked with colleagues across government to manage changes, and what we're doing to prepare for the next one.