A dedicated frontend developer will make your website faster, more accessible and easier to use. This post looks at what frontend development is, and why you should hire someone in that role now.
The GOV.UK Design System team at GDS has rewritten developer documentation for GOV.UK Frontend. Here’s what the team did, including how it identified what needed improving and how it tested the new content.
GOV.UK Pay now offers the ability to show users pages in Welsh. We take a look at the technical details and how this will help us add more language support in the future.
The Government Digital Service recently updated guidance on frontend performance. We focus heavily on improving web performance as GOV.UK is accessed from various devices and connectivity. Here’s why you need to focus on it too.
The GOV.UK Verify team has changed the way its frontend is deployed. We take a deep dive into the technical challenges and how the load balancing changes give users a better experience.
Writing about the work they did in March, David and Robin talk about the benefits of coding in the open.
Over the last year on GOV.UK, we’ve been looking for ways to make our forms easier to use by improving the checkboxes and radio buttons that people need to click on.
GOV.UK gets a lot of visits from people in the UK and further afield. We keep a record of all visits and use this data to support as many users as possible. Deciding which browsers to test We’ll try to …
There seems to be a common belief among front-end developers that progressive enhancement is either old fashioned or has simply been replaced by single page applications. This is a problem of perception. We’d like to explain why we use progressive …