Publishes government content on GOV.UK
- AWS (EKS)
- Publishing apps
Relevant manual pages
Example pages published by whitehall
Whitehall is deployed in two modes:
Live examples (public facing APIs)
Live examples (public facing frontend)
Fields of Operation
Running the Application
Use GOV.UK Docker to run any commands that follow.
Traditionally, the two sides of Whitehall are available on different domains in development, which reflect their counterparts in production:
While this usually results in different routing behaviour, in development all routes can be accessed from either domain, although the redirect behaviour may differ.
Govspeak A variation of Markdown used throughout whitehall as the general publishing format
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.
Running the test suite
# run all the test suites
bundle exec rake
bundle exec rake jasmine