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Accessibility

Our aim is to have an accessible, dynamic, and high quality website.

The implementation of our web standards ensures our website remains accessible to all, and meets government standards.

Our guidelines 

1. All pages on this site comply with all priority 1 and most of priority 2 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
2. We aim for the pages on this site to validate as XHTML 1.0 Transitional.
3. All pages on this site use Valid CSS.
4. This site uses structured semantic mark-up. H1 tags are used for main titles, H2 tags for subtitles etc.

Visual design

1. This site uses cascading style sheets and progressive enhancement for visual layout
2. This site uses only relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified "text size" option in visual browsers.

Accessibility references

1. W3 accessibility guidelines explains the reasons behind each guideline
2. W3 accessibility techniques explains how to implement each guideline
3. W3 accessibility checklist a busy developer's guide to accessibility
4. U.S. Federal Government Section 508 accessibility guidelines

Browser compatibility

This site has been tested with the latest versions of these browsers for compatibility:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Opera
  • Chrome
  • Safari

For help maximising the benefits of your browser, such as making text larger, please visit the RNIB website.


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