The design rules have been defined with 3 objectives in mind:
For more information about the definition, governance and rules related to these sites, please read this guide’s section about EC branded websites.
The design rules are based on the 3 types of EC branded websites:
All EC-branded websites must follow the Europa Web Guide's rules and guidelines, specifically:
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.