Our website is designed to conform to World Wide Web Consortium accessibility standards, but there are some things you can do to make using our site even even easier to use:
Site accessibility features
Skipping to content and footer links
Flexible width and scalable layout
You can drag the four edges of the website to display any size you want. The page content adjusts automatically to display correctly for the shape you choose:
You can change your display this way in any application, not just on our website (although the content may not adjust). Next time you visit us and choose ‘Restore down’, your display will be the size and shape you last chose, regardless of where you chose it from.
Customising your computer
AbilityNet and the BBC have developed some tutorials which tell you how to customise your computer to give you a better experience when using the web. For example, you can find out how to:
Go to AbilityNet for more information, or My Web My Way to see the tutorials.
Using keyboard shortcuts
You can use keys on the keyboard to move around our website more quickly. These are called shortcuts, and the keys you use depend on your browser. Find information for the four main browsers by selecting:
Internet Explorer version 9 shortcuts
Internet Explorer version 8 shortcuts
Internet Explorer version 7 shortcuts
You can download free software from the web, and find out about accessibility features for a variety of systems:
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