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Last updated: 16 Aug 2021

govuk-content-store-examples: Running your frontend against the examples

This repo contains a Sinatra app that allows you to run an instance of content store, serving the examples in this repo, without having to the run the content-store application itself.

It has the same API as the real content-store and can be used interchangably in your app. The only difference will be the content items available.

Note: The dummy content store also has an index page which lists all the example content items available, you can find this at the root path: /.

Using the Heroku version

There is an instance of the dummy content store running on Heroku, which applications can use rather than running it locally. Whenever main changes, it will automatically be updated, and the available examples may change.

govuk-content-store-examples.herokuapp.com

To use the heroku version when running your application set PLEK_SERVICE_CONTENT_STORE_URI to point at Heroku, eg:

$ PLEK_SERVICE_CONTENT_STORE_URI=https://govuk-content-store-examples.herokuapp.com bundle exec rails s