Accessibility

Standards Compliance

All pages on this site are WCAG AAA approved, complying with all priority 1, 2, and 3 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Again, this is a judgement call; many guidelines are intentionally vague and cannot be tested automatically. Following a review of the guidelines we believe that all these pages are in compliance.

The homepage validates as XHTML Transitional and uses valid CSS with the exception of some browser specific hacks.

All pages on this site use structured semantic markup. H1 tags are used for main titles, H2 tags for subtitles.

Navigation Aids

The site includes a sitemap to allow you to easily find the information you are looking for.

All pages include a ‘breadcrumb trail’ at the top of the page, showing exactly where you are in the site’s heirarchical navigation.

All content images used in this site include descriptive ALT attributes. Purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.

Visual Aids

This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout.

This site uses only relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified “text size” option in visual browsers.

If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable.

Web Standards

All pages on this website have been produced to conform to recommended web standards as defined by the W3C. Pages are marked up with XHTML and stylisation is effected with CSS 2.