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EU Directive on the Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications (EN 301 549)

The EU requires most government websites belonging to manufacturers of “essential” products and services that are sold across borders throughout EU member states to ensure their websites and mobile apps meet the common digital accessibility standards, mainly by following the four pillars of WCAG- perceivable, operable, understandable, and robust. The official standard referenced is WCAG 2.1.

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