As defined, EU branded harmonised websites host general information about the EU in a specific area and/or for a targeted audiencewide 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 harmonised websites use the components of of the Europa Components Library (ECL) as this template shows:
EU branded harmonised websites template
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EU branded harmonised websites
The global banner is the official EU stamp; the content on Europa comes genuinely from the EU
the harmonised site header should be on every page. It communicates the European Union brand and provides basic structure and guidance. The site header is composed of several mandatory and optional elements
the harmonised page header gives context and information to the user on what the page is about. It should be on every page, just below the site header, except for the homepage. The page header is composed of mandatory and optional elements
The footer should be on every page. It contains the corporate footer and customised footer. The corporate footer displays links providing information such as contact information, disclaimers, legal content, social media and the list of EC institutions under the EU emblem.
|0.||Global banner (provided by Webtools)|
|Site header||1.||EU identity (logo)|
|Local footer||12.||Site name|
|13.||Content owner details|
|Corporate footer||16.||Site logo|
|17.||Contact, social media and legal navigation|
Contact and support
Need further assistance on this topic? Please contact the team in charge of of Europa Domain Management (EU Login required).