Whiteley Website Accessibility
This website has been designed to maximise its
accessibility for all users. It is best viewed
using Internet Explorer but has been tested in Firefox
The design works towards these standards and is
continually being improved feedback would be very
firstname.lastname@example.org or tel 01329 835019:
- Images have alt text as a description
- Image maps are not used
- Text size is
designed in ems
- Multimedia will have captioning if used
- Hyperlinks have in context descriptions
- Page organisation is designed using CSS for layout and
style wherever possible using headings, lists and consistent
- Graphs and charts will include a text summary or a
- Scripts, applets and plug-ins will have alternative
content where possible - please advise if you are unable
to use any of the external links so the design can be
developed to overcome this.
- Frames will not be used
- Tables - still working on this one and trying to convert
o CSS! Please advise of any difficulties in the meantime.
- Pages are validated for WCAG Priority 1; WCAG Priority 2
and Access Board Section 508
Much of the detailed information is in pdf format to
allow easy reading for those using a screen reader. If
you need the latest Adobe Reader
click here for the Adobe website: the Adobe site will open in a new
window; close the window when you have completed the
download to return to this site.
To set Adobe Reader to open in its own window for PDF
documents on the web follow these three steps:
- Open Adobe Reader, then open the Help
menu, and then select Accessibility Setup
- Proceed through each dialogue box and click
Next until you get to the fifth screen.
- On screen five the very last option is called
Display PDF Documents In the Web Browser. You
should make sure this option is not checked.
Adobe publish the above guidance together with other
guidance on customising Adobe to suit you on their page
Customizing Adobe Reader for your accessibility needs.