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Purpose

Use the Page content type to publish general content that cannot be presented on the European Commission website using the other available content types.

Rules

ec.europa.eu/info site:

The Contact type must be used to publish contact details about a person or organisation.

Any generic page appearing in the first 3 levels of a class must be translated into all official EU languages. From level 4 downwards, please consult the language policy.

other EC branded websites:

Implementation and use of the page content type is recommended if the site hosts a significant volume of relevant content.

Guidelines

If you need to create/edit a content page or navigation page on the European Commission website, consult the step-by-step guidelines to using the Page content type. 

Background

The European Commission website is largely comprised of generic pages either in the form of navigation pages (which display blocks directing the user to sub-pages) or simple content pages with sub-headings.

Page content type fields that should be filled in include most fields found under the Content, Related, Background and Page Architecture tabs in the top left menu bar.

A simple content page can be enhanced by using it in combination with the following content types, if required:

  • File
  • Publication
  • Announcement
  • Timeline
  • Contact
  • Event
  • Featured item

Training

DG Communication organises regular Content management system training sessions.

Fill out the training request form to register your interest.

Contact and support

If you require further assistance, please contact:

Comm Europa Management

European Commission
DG Communication 
Unit B.3 
Europa Web Communication 

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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.
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