Every month we publish release notes, highlighting the improvements we’ve made to our technology. The biggest changes in 2020 revolved around our APIs and system version upgrades.

  • Released a new Click Tracking API (External link) to enable analytics capture for Results API users
  • Updated our Login.gov integration for a consistent experience through login & logout
  • Added Account Deactivation Reminders
  • Migrated the Search.gov website to the Federalist platform (External link)
  • Upgraded Rails
  • Upgraded ElasticSearch
  • Scaled up our infrastructure to support periods of heavy query volume
  • Upgraded our security support to improve monitoring and risk mitigation across production and staging environments
  • Added backend indexing improvements (reindexing support and invalid sitemap/URL handling)