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As defined, Core websites aim to minimise the duplication of content across the institutions’ web presence and provide access to information in a user-friendly way. They host The European Commission website also known as the EC core website hosts general information shared by many different websites or departments and serve serves as hubs for onward navigation to further thematic content and/or specific services such as web information systems (databases).


The specific detailed rules for EC-branded core websites, are described in detail in the Core template section of the ECL. 


By end of 2020, all Commission websites must implement the new design components.

Core websites template


website uses the components of the Europa Components Library (ECL) as this template shows:

Core website template

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If you require Need further assistance , please contact:on this topic? Please contact the team in charge of the Europa domainComm Europa ManagementEuropean Commission
DG Communication 
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Europa Web Communication