UK Government Uses WordPress for Civil Service Website

. October 10, 2011 . 0 Comments

The UK’s Government Digital Service (GDS) has relaunched the Civil Service website using the WordPress blog tool, one of the most widely used content management systems on the internet.

The GDS blog, says the website was relaunched on 30 September.

“We chose to use WordPress as it offers a simple, quick (with such a short development window) and flexible open source solution to a site primarily designed for publishing content,” it says. “As such it is easy to use for a wide range of content editors and, of course, provides significant cost savings for maintenance and development.

“Rather than develop a theme ourselves we chose to use a theme called ‘striking’ developed by Kaptinlin that fitted what we needed with a little customisation.”

Read More: http://digital.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/2011/10/06/holding-the-fort/

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