EU Directive on Improving Web Content Accessibility for All

Updated: Sep 15, 2020

As of the 22nd of September 2020, a new EU Directive 2016/2102 will be instated regarding web and content accessibility. Wondering how this will affect you? Continue reading to find out what this means, and what changes you will need to make to your content in the future...


Who does this directive apply to?


The EU Directive 2016/2102 applies to all websites and mobile applications controlled by bodies governed by public law. This includes state, regional, and local authorities. All associations formed by these authorities are required to follow the standards of this directive as well.

What does this mean for content creators, specifically?

This directive aims to create a more inclusive, accessible digital world. In basic terms, the content you create must be as accessible as possible to as many people as possible. This means putting a bit more thought into how your web site/ web content is experienced by