If you have any questions or comments about the accessibility of this site, feel free to contact us.
- All pages are Bobby AA approved, complying with all priority 1 & 2 guidelines of the W3 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
- All pages validate as XHTML 1.0 Transitional.
- All pages use structured semantic markup. For example,
H2tags are used for page titles,
H3tags for sub-titles and the navigation is structured in a list (
- All pages on this site include a consistent set of global navigation links.
- All pages on this site include a search box.
- Many links have title attributes which describe the link in greater detail, unless the text of the link already fully describes the target (such as the headline of an article).
- Wherever possible, links are written to make sense out of context. Many browsers (such as JAWS, Home Page Reader, Lynx, and Opera) can extract the list of links on a page and allow the user to browse the list, separately from the page.
- Link text is never duplicated; two links with the same link text always point to the same address.
- There are no “
- All content images used on this site include descriptive
ALTattributes. Purely decorative graphics include empty
This site and all its archives use cascading style sheets for visual layout.
- Text can be resized using the options in your web brower (View » Text Size in Internet Explorer and Firefox).
- If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable.
- W3 accessibility guidelines, which explains the reasons behind each guideline.
- W3 accessibility techniques, which explains how to implement each guideline.
- W3 accessibility checklist, a busy developer’s guide to accessibility.
Accessibility software and services
- Bobby, a free service to analyze web pages for compliance to accessibility guidelines.
- HTML Validator, a free service for checking that web pages conform to published HTML standards.
- Web Page Backward Compatibility Viewer, a tool for viewing your web pages without a variety of modern browser features.
- JAWS, a screen reader for Windows. A time-limited demo is available.
- Lynx, a free text-only web browser.