The Announcement content type is used for reporting news from DGs.
Announcements are displayed in the European Commission website's list view here: https://ec.europa.eu/info/news and can also be simultaneously displayed elsewhere on the site, including department and topic pages.
Announcements appear in the 'Latest' block on any page where enabled, for instance a department page.
If you need to create/edit an announcement and/or add a press release to an European Commission website page, consult the step-by-step guidelines to using the Announcement content type.
There are 9 categories of announcement currently available to use on the European Commission website. These are
Announcement content type fields that you should use include title, description, date, location. It is also possible to add an image.
The Communication department organises regular Content management system training sessions.
Fill out the training request form to register your interest.
If you require further assistance, please contact:
Europa Web Communication
The Europa Web Guide is the official rulebook for the European Commission's web presence, covering editorial, legal, technical, visual and contractual aspects.
All European Commission web sites must observe the rules and guidelines it contains.
Web practitioners are invited to observe its contents and keep abreast of updates. More information about the web guide.