The Cotswold Gateway Accessibility Help Page
About This Website
The top row contains the Cotswold Gateway logo and is a link back to the home page, accessibility links, the navigation tool bar which are links to help you find your way around the site and return to the home page. The "breadcrumb trail" are the links showing you where you are in the site and to allow access to the upper level's quickly.
The left hand column contains links to the main sections and key pages
within those sections. There are also small advertisements which are relevant to the
content of this website and these will always open in a new window.
There are also links to other websites which will contain suitable and relevant content which will enhance the information included in this website.
The middle column contains the main content and is the main text area for the website. It also contains links to other content or external sites which will open in a new window. There are also links that will return you to the top of the page.
The footer includes a navigation tool bar and allows users to access links without scrolling to the top of the page.
Many browsers support the use of access keys, which can be used to navigate the website without the use of a pointing device (mouse). If you are using "Windows", you can press the ALT key plus the listed access key. In Internet Explorer you may need to press enter to take you to that page.; On a Macintosh you can press the CTRL key plus the listed access key. Pressing enter will take you to that page.
On every page the "Tab Index" feature is enabled. If your browser supports the use of tab indexing, and after you have tabbed to the browser's content window, then the first links you will encounter are any important links in the body of the page. The main tabbed links are:
- Access Keys
- Site Map
- The Cotswolds
- Visiting The Cotswolds
- Things To Do
- Cotswold Living
- About Us
- Link To Us
- Other links will follow automatically
- All links to other websites will always open in a new window.
- All content images used in this site include descriptive ALT attributes. Purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.
- Complex images include LONGDESC attributes or inline descriptions to explain the importance of each image to non-visual readers
- This site is constructed using cascading style sheets (CSS) for visual layout
- This site uses only relative font sizes which are compatible with the user-specified "text-size" option in visual browsers.
- To change the text size in Internet Explorer:
- To change the text size in Netscape:
- If your browser does not support style sheets at all, the content of the page is still readable.
- Click on the "View" menu on the tool bar or key ALT-V
- Choose the "Text-Size" tab option or key ALT-X
- Choose the option to increase or decrease the text size with your mouse or the up and down arrowed keys and pressing enter.
- Click on the "Edit" menu on the tool bar or key ALT-E
- Choose the "Preferences" tab option or key ALT-E
- Click on or use the arrow keys, to select the "Font" heading under the Appearance category. You may need to expand the Appearance category if you cannot see the Font heading. Do this by either double clicking on Appearance, or selecting Appearance with the arrow keys.
- Select font styles and sizes.
- Most pages on this site comply with all priority 1 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
- This website validates to HTML 4.01 Transitional.
- The style sheets on this site are CSS 1 compliant.
The following are conformance badges relating to the accessibility and technical standards of this website.