One of the questions publishers in government departments are asking us a lot at the moment is “Can I embed [insert name of web app here] on GOV.UK?”
In the spirit of “publish, don’t send” this blog post sets out our answer.
The good news (and tl;dr version) is that we are planning to make sure departments can continue to meet the user needs that they have met – up to now – by embedding widgets, apps and badges on their sites. But we almost certainly won’t be meeting those needs by allowing publishers to embed 3rd party code freely on the main GOV.UK platform.
Read on to find out why, and what we’ll be doing instead. Read more