Friday, 25th June 2021
As part of our never-ending drive to improve and expand Council Platform, we've added several new content blocks to the editor, giving you more ways to present content. As with all our blocks, they comply with the standards set out by the GOV.UK Design System.
Thursday, 24th June 2021
One of the most important parts of any web platform is its content editing system. We've chosen the most advanced and hassle-free editor on the market to use with Council Platform.
Thursday, 3rd June 2021
The Accessibility Tool is a handy widget present on every webpage that when clicked displays an overlay showing any non-conformities with accessibility guidelines. This helps your staff keep any new content accessibility-compliant.
Monday, 29th March 2021
Warrington Council’s new website for their investment & regeneration agency has launched. Built with Council Platform, it is a great example of doing more with a council satellite site that doesn’t have the same budget as the main .GOV site.
Friday, 5th February 2021
Council Platform has been upgraded from Drupal 8 to Drupal 9, allowing it to keep receiving security updates after older versions of the content management system are decommissioned by Drupal later this year.
Monday, 30th November 2020
The ability to have forums on your site is now part of the default Council Platform installation.
Friday, 23rd October 2020
Documentation for the current version of Council Platform has been completed. Any piece of software needs a thorough guide to ensure new users get the most out of it. This online manual will continually grow and update alongside Council Platform as more features are added.
Monday, 10th August 2020
We are pleased to announce that the demo site showcasing Council Platform's default installation has gone live and is available for public viewing.