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Content purpose supertype

Content purpose is a “document supertype”.

DEPRECATED - Please use content_purpose_subgroup. The team grouped document types that serve a similar purpose for users into top-level content groups. In time, this information could be used to serve relevant links into a content page sidebar and pull feeds of specific content groups into navigation pages.

Field in content-store: content_purpose_document_supertype

Name Document types
updates-and-alerts
To provide time-based information on a new thing (alert) or something that’s already happened (update)
drug_safety_update
fatality_notice
medical_safety_alert
national_statistics_announcement
official_statistics_announcement
staff_update
statistics_announcement
news
To communicate what government is doing (non-urgent)
case_study
correspondence
news_article
news_story
press_release
world_location_news_article
world_news_story
resources
map
promotional
speeches-and-statements
authored_article
oral_statement
speech
written_statement
guidance
To provide information that prepares the user for doing a thing (without the need to share any personal information).
answer
calendar
detailed_guide
guidance
guide
hmrc_manual
hmrc_manual_section
html_publication
manual
manual_section
policy_paper
regulation
statutory_guidance
travel_advice
contacts
contact
transactions
To provide specific information and tools that enables the user to do a thing, based on information they provide during the transaction.
calculator
completed_transaction
form
licence
local_transaction
place
simple_smart_answer
smart_answer
transaction
reports
To share in detail the outcome of investigations, research and changes in regulation (government and independent bodies).
aaib_report
consultation_outcome
impact_assessment
independent_report
maib_report
raib_report
research
service_standard_report
decisions
To share decisions and/or reports made by government on a specific thing.
asylum_support_decision
decision
dfid_research_output
employment_appeal_tribunal_decision
employment_tribunal_decision
government_response
international_treaty
tax_tribunal_decision
utaac_decision
engagement-activities
To enable bodies and people to comment on government policy and provide evidence.
closed_consultation
cma_case
consultation
notice
open_consultation
data
To provide data that enables people to hold government to account (both raw data and data with analysis).
foi_release
national_statistics
official_statistics
statistical_data_set
statistics
transparency
organising-entities
Things that exist in the real world
working_group
organisation
person
worldwide_organisation
world_location
topical_event
field_of_operation
ministerial_role
navigation
Pages that enable users to get to content pages
document_collection
mainstream_browse_page
policy
policy_area
taxon
topic
finder
homepage
search
travel_advice_index
grants-and-funding
countryside_stewardship_grant
esi_fund
international_development_fund
business_finance_support_scheme
corporate-info
about
about_our_services
access_and_opening
complaints_procedure
corporate_report
equality_and_diversity
help_page
media_enquiries
membership
our_energy_use
our_governance
personal_information_charter
petitions_and_campaigns
procurement
publication_scheme
recruitment
services_and_information
social_media_use
terms_of_reference
welsh_language_scheme
service-manual
service_manual_homepage
service_manual_service_toolkit
service_manual_service_standard
service_manual_guide
service_manual_topic
other All other types