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GOV.UK developer docs

This is the technical documentation for the GOV.UK team in the Government Digital Service (GDS). For other projects built by GDS, see the Service Toolkit. For technical documentation applicable to GDS as a whole, see The GDS Way.

Joining GOV.UK

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GOV.UK codebases

  • Applications All the applications and services that make up the GOV.UK website.
  • Repositories All the applications and other repositories we use to build GOV.UK.

GOV.UK manuals

GOV.UK analytics

  • Analytics This site contains a record of the data structure implemented for Google Analytics 4 by GOV.UK.

GOV.UK publishing

  • Content schemas Schemas that describe the structure of documents published on GOV.UK.
  • Document types The kinds of documents that are published on GOV.UK using one of the schemas.