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Accessible Websites and Applications

Your website or web application should be available to the widest possible audience, so it should work well on the most popular operating systems and browsers, including: Windows, Mac, Linux; with Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Safari.

With iPads, iPhones and Android devices becoming increasingly popular for browsing the web, it is likely your site will benefit from a design that responds to a range of different screen sizes and input methods.

Your website also needs to meet the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act, which in practice means that people with a disability should still be able to access information and services you provide. Most of the DDA requirements also benefit regular web users and are straightforward to meet provided a modern, standards based approach is followed.

Our approach to website accessibility

Creating an accessible website requires the right care and attention at each stage of the project. For example, during the build we ensure that HTML templates conform to the HTML and CSS standards set by W3C, and that HTML code is well structured.

This ensures that your website is compatible with more browsers, works well with assistive technologies such as screen readers, and results in pages that are easier to maintain.

We have developed a number of websites that conform to the Government's Web Guidelines and the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and have had a number of our sites audited and approved by the RNIB and other disability associations.