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".
The Finding Things team have completed their mission to rebuild and simplify GOV.UK’s tagging infrastructure!
On the GOV.UK Finding Things team we are working on developing a ‘single subject taxonomy’ to improve navigation and search on GOV.UK. We decided to trial this approach with education content.
The 3 existing ways of tagging things mainstream browse categories, policy areas, topics and subtopics means that tagging is complex and publishers aren’t clear what effect tagging has and where the document will appear. We want to separate the process …
We're changing how tagging works behind the scenes to allow us to create a single way of categorising content ('taxonomy') for all content on GOV.UK. In October we laid out our plan to improve navigation on GOV.UK. It consists of …
Education is the first theme of the GDS finding things project, and early years is the first content area. As we’ve now completed our audit of the early years content, and it went pretty smoothly, other departments have been asking …
The finding things taxonomy work has completed the first content audit. This involved editors from different organisations reviewing all the content about early years education and childcare provision (eg childminding). Here's how we got on.