We are committed to making our website and the materials provided on it as accessible as possible.
If you have problems accessing information on our website please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
We have aimed to create a site that is available to everyone including those with sight, audio and motor impairment restrictions. This website has been built to comply with the W3C's WCAG 2.0 Guidelines Level A and where possible Level AA compliance.
Enlarge text and images on the site
- We aim to use a web font so all text is easy to read
- We have appropriate alt tags for images to convey information
- We ensure that navigation through our websites works in a consistent way
- We do not rely on just colour as the only way of giving information
- We avoid the use of images of text wherever possible, and provide equivalent text links that consist of images.
- Here are a few helpful ways in which you can start using the website more easily.
On a PC:
- Hold down the 'Ctrl' key and press '+' to enlarge.
- Hold down the 'Ctrl' key and press '-' to reduce.
- To reset hold down 'Ctrl' and press '0'.
On an Apple Macintosh computer hold the 'Cmd' (Apple) key instead of 'Ctrl'.
Browser Accessibility Options
Each browser has different methods for font size, formatting, and screen colour options:
- Google Chrome accessibility options, under the Chrome Browser Resources section
- Internet Explorer accessibility options
- Mozilla Firefox accessibility options.
Most browsers let you skip from link to link using the Tab key. The current link will be highlighted. To move backwards, hold down Shift and press the Tab key.
We do not use access keys as they may interfere with keyboard controls of browsers and screen readers.
The content has been written and formatted to make it accessible. For example:
- Headings highlight sections of text (a h1 starts the content area of each page)
- Links use meaningful text
- Forms can be navigated using the tab key.
The site uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to control all of the presentation and layout. As a result screen reader users can use the screen reader's navigation key to get around the site. If you are listening to the site, menus are grouped together in a more logical fashion.
We try to develop in a way that whatever browser you use, you should be able to access core information on our site. Popular browsers (based on our site's usage statistics) are fully supported. If you are using an older browser, we may not be able to give you full visual and interactive richness.