Accessibility

We have made every effort to ensure this site is accessible to all. We have aimed to make this site adhere to the following guidelines:-

  • HTML4/5
  • CSS 2/3.0
  • WAI Double AA

In order to validate our code, we have used Total Validator.

Total Validator

‘Total validator Pro’ is website validation tool, covering both validity and accessibility of website mark-up and styling code (CSS). Kept right up to date via live updates, ensuring it always tests against the latest W3C/WCAG specifications.

 It provides:

  • A mark-up validation tool that validates against W3C specifications for HTML5.
  • Accessibility validation against WCAG (2.0), to AA standard.
  • CSS validation against W3C Standards (Level 3).

Access keys

As a way of assisting you around the site access keys have been setup on all major links and can easily be activated by using the keys below.
H = Go Home
S = Skip past the navigation and go straight to the content
K = Go to the accesskey definitions page

If you do not know how to use an access key follow the instructions below:-

Browsers for PCs
Firefox 2+: Hold down the ALT and SHIFT keys and then press the number of the access key
Safari: Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
Chrome: Hold down the ALT key and press the number of the access key
Opera 9+: Hold SHIFT and the ESC key and the list of access keys will appear
Internet Explorer 5+: Hold down the ALT key, press the access key, release all and press ENTER
Browsers for Macs
Firefox: Hold down the CTRL and OPTION keys, press the number of the access key
Safari: Hold down the CTRL and OPTION keys, press the number of the access key
Chrome: Hold down the CTRL and OPTION keys, press the number of the access key
Opera 9+: Hold SHIFT and the ESC key and the list of access keys will appear
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