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Application: collections-publisher

Publishes step by steps, /browse pages, and legacy /topic pages on GOV.UK

Example pages published by collections-publisher


This app is used by GDS and some departmental editors. It can publish:

These pages are then served by the collections app. It is also used to curate pages tagged to a browse page into “curated lists”, instead of a single ‘A-Z’ list, as the following screenshots illustrate.

Screenshot of curated page Screenshot of A-Z auto-generated list


See the README of collections frontend.

Technical documentation

This is a Ruby on Rails app, and should follow our Rails app conventions.

You can use the GOV.UK Docker environment to run the application and its tests with all the necessary dependencies. Follow the usage instructions to get started.

Use GOV.UK Docker to run any commands that follow.

Running the test suite

bundle exec rake

Further documentation

See the docs/ directory for guidance and architectural decisions.


MIT License