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We know building a website can be complex. Maybe you need help in maintaining your website? Here you'll find tips on how to make the most out of your GovCMS journey.

Your GovCMS Journey

There are a number of steps to take when jumping onboard our platform. We've taken the guess work out of the leg work and outlined each phase of the journey from evaluating our service to decommissioning your site (if you ever need to leave). Dive into each phase below. 

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    In this phase it’s all about understanding if GovCMS is right for you. This might mean taking a closer look at our service and distribution, checking out our pricing plans, and trying to fully understand your website project's requirements.

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    The onboarding phase involves planning, project management and some technical setup, but don't worry, the GovCMS Onboarding Team will guide you through the process. Our team will work with you up until your website is ready to Go Live and beyond.

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    Keeping your website up and running requires maintenance. Maintenance tasks include keeping your website’s content and project access up to date, making design enhancements, and procuring service providers for development work.

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    We're sorry to see you go. Projects change over time and Machinery of Government (MoG) changes can mean a site is no longer required or needs to be moved to a new team. We're here to guide you through this process.


  • This eligibility checklist will help you determine whether you are eligible to host your website on the GovCMS platform.

  • You may need extra help designing, building or migrating your website. Find out more about development partners.

  • GovCMS allows you to manage and maintain affordable and responsive websites. Find out how to get started with GovCMS.

  • We're here to help. Learn about our service desk and find out how you can reach out for help and support.

  • The security of your website is our priority. Learn more about GovCMS security measures.

  • Stay informed after you launch your website. Receive daily status updates on the platform.

  • Joining the GovCMS community provides access to a global, open source network of people with skills, experience and expertise to share.

  • Once you’re familiar with GovCMS, keep informed. Stay updated on technical and platform information.

  • Glossary of commonly used terms.

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