Improving the lives of children affected by HIV & AIDS

Accessibility

The Egmont Trust is committed to providing a website that is accessible and easy to use for the widest range of visitors possible, regardless of disability or impairment. We believe that this is an ongoing process and are constantly seeking to improve in this area.

Web Accessibility Initiative
This website endeavours to conform to level Double-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user friendly for all people.

W3C Standards
This site has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for XHTML and CSS. All pages on this site validate as XHTML 1.0 Strict. The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant XHTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly.

Layout
The site uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to control all presentation and layout so that content is well structured and easily accessible via assistive devices. If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable.

Fonts
Text size can be increased or decreased in your browser by following these steps:

Microsoft Internet Explorer:

 

Choose the drop down menu at the top of the window of the browser marked "view"
A list of options will appear in the drop down menu, choose "text size"
Next another drop down menu should appear with options including "small", "medium", "large", "largest"
Select "largest".

Mozilla Firefox:

 

Hold down the Ctrl button on your keyboard and press the plus (+) key
You will find that this will enlarge the text, to enlarge again repeat the procedure
Keep repeating until the text is enlarged to your requirements If you need to make the text smaller press Ctrl on your keyboard and the minus ( - ) key

Apple Safari:

 

Hold down the Apple Key and press the (+) key
You will find that this will enlarge the text, to enlarge again repeat the procedure
Keep repeating until the text is enlarged to your requirements
If you need to make the text smaller press the Apple Key on your keyboard and press the (-) key

Google Chrome:

 

Click the 'Customise and Control' spanner symbol in the top right hand corner (Alt + E).
Select 'Settings' ('Preferences' on Mac and Linux)
Click on 'Under the Bonnet' and customise your fonts and font size in the 'Web Content' section


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

Links
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). Links are written to make sense out of context.

Content
Content across the site has been written and formatted to make it as accessible as possible. This includes:

 

The use of semantic headings which are descriptive and used to highlight sections of text
Clear and easy to understand language
Meaningful text used for all links
Wherever possible, information is not conveyed exclusively through the use of colour

Navigation aids
A sitemap is provided to assist with navigation. All pages across the site also include a link to the homepage, and have a consistent global navigation.

Document downloads
There are a number of PDF documents available for download across the site. You can find out more about how to configure the free Adobe Reader software to obtain greater access to PDF files by visiting the Adobe site.

Feedback
We are continually seeking to make improvements to the site and welcome any comments, suggestions or feedback. If you are using adaptive technology and are having problems accessing information on the site, please email info@egmonttrust.org with details of the problem you encountered and the technology you are using.