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.
We’ve made huge strides over the past year towards our vision of a single sitewide taxonomy that powers front end navigation. Find out what we've done and what's next.
We've been working on creating a single sitewide taxonomy for GOV.UK. Find out how what this means for people across government who publish content to GOV.UK.
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.
We launched the beta version of the new taxonomy earlier this year, which focuses on education content. In this post we’ll go into more detail about why this new taxonomy is required, and the choices we made while developing it.
We’re working to make tagging content to the new taxonomy a simple, routine step in the GOV.UK publishing process. The Finding Things team have been creating the first complete taxonomy for GOV.UK, starting with Education. This taxonomy powers a new …
The Finding Things team have been working with the Department for Education and agencies to make it easier for people to find what they need on GOV.UK.
You might have noticed that the design of GOV.UK hasn't changed much for a while. Or at least, not visibly.
It’s official: the new GOV.UK taxonomy is now in beta.
The Finding Things team held a tagging day on 9 January 2017 to connect the education-related content to the draft new taxonomy. Publishers look at each of their pages and choose tags like "Early years funding" and "Phonics".