Access keys are used on this site to aid navigation. On Windows you can press ALT + an access key and on a Macintosh you press Control + an access key.
There are no agreed standards for the use of access keys, but we have followed the UK Government guidelines as much as possible.
Access keys have been supported by Internet Explorer since version 4 and by Netscape since version 6. Older browsers will just ignore them.
HTML heading tags are used to convey document structure. H1 tags are used for main titles, H2 tags for subtitles etc.
Navigation menus are marked up as HTML lists ensuring that the number of links in the list is read out at the start and it can be skipped easily
All non-decorative images used in this site include descriptive ALT attributes.
This site uses relative font sizes. This means that most text can be enlarged to the users needs.
eastofhere.co.uk conforms to Level A compliance as specified by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and endorsed by the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB). Most Level AA and AAA requirements are also met.
All pages validate as XHTML 1.0 Transitional and use structured semantic markup.