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EU branded harmonised websites host general information about the EU in a specific area and/or for a wide target audience, which does not need specific knowledge of the EU Institutions to navigate the site (in all EU official languages).


The EU branded harmonised websites use the components of the Europa Components Library (ECL) as this template shows:

EU branded harmonised websites template

EU branded harmonised websites anatomy table

SectionNo.componentHarmonised template

0.Global banner (provided by Webtools)

Site header1.EU identity (logo)


3.Language switcher

4.Search form

5.Site name


Page header7.Breadcrumb

  (except homepage)


9.Page title

 (except homepage)


 (requires introduction)


Local footer12.Site name

13.Content owner details

14.Accessibility statement

15.DG-related navigation

Corporate footer16.Site logo

17.Contact, social media and legal navigation

18.EU institutions

Contact and support

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