How To Share Stuff


Using a licence will clearly define how you want your content to be shared. It’s a good idea to share using a licence so that other know in which ways they can use your code. For example if you don’t want your code to be used commercially, you can choose a licence that specifies this.

There are many to choose from and it needs to take account of the agreement you have with your employer to share your work.

Software A useful guide on the basic options for software licenses.


A good way to choose a Creative Commons licence is here or you might like to use one designed for open government here.

All content in this guide is available under the Open Government Licence v3.0, except where otherwise stated.