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March 2018 Release Notes



  • We have updated how we create and update the sitemap.
  • We transitioned our i14y repo to CircleCI.
  • We increased storage volumes used by Elasticsearch 5.6.4.
  • We open-sourced the usasearch application, which is now known as search-gov.
  • We are now sending our email notifications via AWS Simple Email Service (SES).
  • We setup a metrics dashboard for SES emails.

Bug Fixes

  • We removed all Rspec/VCR dependencies on actual private keys.
  • We removed the link to website from the “Powered by” logo that appears at the bottom of our hosted SERPs.
April 24, 2018