eGif and northwarks.gov.uk
Technical summary of this web site
Thee-GIF defines the technical policies and specifications governing information flows across government and the public sector. They cover interconnectivity, data integration, e-services access and content management.
This web site has been developed using a content management system that complies with the eGif and allows for full interoperability, so that the Council can offer its citizens services over the Internet as well as added value functionality.
As part of the ODPM's (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) modernising government agenda, the LAWS (Local Authority Web Sites) project was formed to help local authorities develop a common, standardised approach to publishing information online. This web site uses core principles and standards as defined by LAWS, such as the Local Government Category List (LGCL) and the Local Government Services List (LGSL).
This web site uses XML to manage content and CSS to display web pages. It also uses the SOAP protocol to share content from and to other interoperable web sites, in compliance with the eGif guidelines. RSS is used to share content such as news feeds and schemas exists for the mapping of documents, information, files, events etc.
The web site is designed to be accessible to a minimum of WAI AA and has been built to validate as XHTML. More details on accessibility.
If you have any questions relating to this web site, its technical architecture or its eGif compliance, please contact the webmaster.
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