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Features of the NHS Digital website CMS [BETA]

The NHS Digital website uses different features in the content management system (CMS) to help ensure that content is presented in a consistent way.

Find descriptions of our CMS features along with examples. There is guidance on how to use the features, when to use them and when not use them.

This content is currently in BETA. Please send feedback to websitedevelopment@nhs.net

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Call to action (CTA) buttons

Call to action (CTA) buttons allow important links to stand out from other content on a web page.

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Charts

Charts can display data visually to help summarise complex data quickly.

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Check lists

Check lists create more noticeable lists by providing extra visual weight through the use of small icons related to list item themes.

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Code

The code section allows code to appear differently from other content on a web page.

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Downloads

The downloads feature allows links and files to be visually separated from other content on a web page, as clickable areas.

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Emphasis boxes

Emphasis boxes add extra visual weight to content, allowing it to stand out on a webpage.

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Expanders

Expanders allow content that is not essential for all users to be initially hidden from other content on a web page.

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Galleries

Galleries allow images and text to be combined in a structured grid.

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Icon lists

Icon lists create more noticeable lists by providing extra visual weight through the use of icons related to list item themes.

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Infographics

Infographics visually explain key facts about data and information.

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Map

The map feature can display UK counties or countries.

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Quotes

Quotes allow text to stand out from other content on a web page.

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Sections

Sections can hold multiple forms of content including text, images and tables.

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Statistics

Statistics modules allow you to draw attention to numbers, usually to help you tell a story about produce or service success.

Last edited: 19 May 2020 1:08 pm