Accessibility and Standards Compliance.

Our basespace website has been designed to provide access to as wide an audience as possible.

Accessibility (W3C A icon)

This website has been designed to make the content accessible to the widest possible audience. This accessibility statement details the main steps that we have taken to accommodate the needs of all our visitors.

Standards Compliance (W3C CSS and XHTML icons)

All pages on this site validate as XHTML 1.0 Transitional and use compliant Cascading Style Sheets. This website conforms to level A of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. These guidelines explain how website content can be made accessible to people with disabilities. Conforming to these guidelines makes websites more accessible to users with disabilities and improves usability for all users.

Text Size

This site uses relative font sizes which can be changed using some browsers.

In Internet Explorer version 6:

Select 'View' from the top menu options.

Select 'Font Size' from the View menu options.

Select the font size that you want from the five available options.

In Firefox:

Select 'View' from the top menu options.

Select 'Text Size' from the View menu options.

Select 'Increase' to make the font size larger or 'Decrease' to make the font size smaller. Select 'Normal' to reset the font size to it's original setting.

Browser Compatibility

This website has been optimised for IE 5.5+ and Firefox but should be usable in all version 4 browsers and above.

Read more about how our content management system meets code standards out of the box, here.
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