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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.

New to the GOV.UK team? Read how to get started developing on GOV.UK or how to learn how GOV.UK works.

Applications

Publishing apps

APIs

Services

Supporting apps

Frontend apps

data.gov.uk apps

Licensing apps

  • licensify GOV.UK Licensing (formerly ELMS, Licence Application Tool, & Licensify)
  • licensify-admin GOV.UK Licensing (formerly ELMS, Licence Application Tool, & Licensify)
  • licensify-feed GOV.UK Licensing (formerly ELMS, Licence Application Tool, & Licensify)

Community

Slack channels

Meetups

Mentoring

Developing

Development environment

Schemas

Gems & Libraries

Ensuring quality

Infrastructure

Routing

Configuration

  • govuk-puppet Puppet manifests used to provision the main GOV.UK web stack

Monitoring

Deployment

Transition

Transition apps

  • bouncer Handles traffic for sites that have transitioned to GOV.UK
  • side-by-side-browser Proxy a web site to preview the redirections ahead of it being transitioned to GOV.UK
  • transition Managing redirects for sites moving to GOV.UK.

Supporting transition

Team tools

Misc