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Application: manuals-frontend

Serves manuals on GOV.UK

AWS, on the draft_frontend machine class
Frontend apps
Rake tasks
Integration, Staging or ⚠️ Production ⚠️

Example pages rendered by manuals-frontend


Front-end app for the manuals format on GOV.UK


  • Manuals – documents published using Manuals Publisher.
  • HMRC Manuals – Manuals published by HMRC and populated via HMRC Manuals API.
  • Sections - individual sub-pages of a Manual or HMRC Manual.

Live examples

Technical documentation

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

You can use the GOV.UK Docker environment or the local script to run the app. Read the guidance on local frontend development to find out more about each approach, before you get started.

If you are using GOV.UK Docker, remember to combine it with the commands that follow. See the GOV.UK Docker usage instructions for examples.

Running the tests

bundle exec rake


MIT License