Posts tagged ‘redirects’

The internet is fragile

28 January 2013. 2 Comments

At some point in the last few weeks a lot of the things I worked on back in Consumer Focus disappeared from the internet. The sites were turned off and the URLs redirected to the organisation homepage. There is no explanation or notice explaining why you end up on that homepage and you would be […]

Hello GOV.UK

22 October 2012

Last week we finally launched GOV.UK. On Tuesday afternoon I got to issue the pull request to remove all the beta messages from the site, then a team worked through the early hours of Wednesday morning to redirect as many Directgov and Business Link URLs to GOV.UK as possible*. On Wednesday, the site received over […]

Working towards launch

7 October 2012

As the launch of GOV.UK draws nearer, it would be a mistake to assume that the beta is in it’s final state. ┬áThe development and content teams are continuing to make tweaks and changes to the site based on feedback and testing. This will continue both up to and after it becomes the official site […]

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