A presentation at WordPress Birmingham by
Building essential products for the NHS with WordPress B E N
E V E R A R D
Patient Webinars • Homegrown website • Built on WordPress.com • Typical public sector issues • Replace existing website • Modest budget • What design approach should we take?
NHS Digital Service Manual • Companion to GOV.UK service manual • Design system • Accessible • Consistent • Considered • Resources provided
HTML Components • HTML + Nunjucks • NPM package
Components ⬇ Blocks ⬇ Gutenberg
Gutenberg • Fast block development • Creation • Testing • Deployment • Maintenance • “Infinite” content possibilities • Empower the client
Issues • Reusable block “template” would be useful
• Editor styling is problematic • Styles bleed into WordPress UI • No way to exclude admin
components from site styles
• No block context available
when modifying responsive image attributes
View How we used the NHS Service Manual and WordPress to build essential products for the NHS during the Covid-19 outbreak. on Notist.
In this talk, we take a look at the process of designing and building products for the NHS during the Covid-19 outbreak, how the NHS Service Manual and WordPress enabled us to deliver quickly, and what we lessons were during the process.