• Improving search functionality for

    9th March 2023 by

    Blog by Jennifer I’anson, Product Manager, Digital Directorate. The development team and Design System team (Digital Publishing) have been working on implementing and integrating a new search product on The product we have chosen is Squiz Funnelback and this replaces the basic search capability within our content management system (CMS). On the 2nd…

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  • Introducing a simple, helpful tool for decommissioning websites

    11th May 2015 by

    This is a post by Jono Ellis, our Social Media Manager Websites within the Scottish public sector portfolio that are out of date, duplicating information available elsewhere or are no longer maintained help sustain a poor experience for citizens. Through working with our partners, we are spotting candidates that display these poor attributes and are thus low hanging fruit…

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  • Introducing

    17th February 2015 by

    This is a post by Peter Smith, Product Owner for alpha and beta From today you can see the beta version of This marks the start of a phase in which we will continually add content and features to the site, making use of the tools and processes we have been developing since the…

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  • Alpha review: University of Stirling guest post

    1st October 2014 by

    This is a guest post from Kathy McCabe, Stacie Lindsay and Ryan Kaye from the University of Stirling When the University of Stirling were given the opportunity to feedback our views on alpha, my colleagues and I jumped at the chance – this was our opportunity to help shape a service that will put the people…

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  • Our early thoughts on URLs

    25th June 2014 by

    This a post by Calum Shepherd, our Head of Digital Strategy. In the simplest terms a URL is the location of a web page that you visit in your web browser. Handily, if you ever need to visit that web page again in the future, you can use its URL to go directly to it. You may…

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