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Accessibility

Standards

At Football Aid, users come first. Our main purpose in producing this website is to communicate, so accessibility has been a priority. Our designers have built this site to comply with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Document Object Model and have followed W3C Web Accessibility Guidelines. The World Wide Web Consortium was created in October 1994 to lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing common protocols that promote its evolution and ensure its interoperability.

What standards does this website meet for accessibility?

http://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG1A-Conformance

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The site meets World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) A-level standard. You can read more about these standards at the WWW consortium website.

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The Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) has been designed to make Web pages more accessible to those with physical limitations and we have taken the care to create an interoperable web site.

Site map

The Site Map can be accessed directly from the lower navigation at the base of each page on the site. The site map lists all relevant navigation for the whole site. Use the site map if you would like to find out more about how the web site is structured.

Browsers

The pages within this web site have been tested on the latest versions of the following browsers;

Text Size

Some users might find the site easier to read by increasing the size at which text is displayed. You can adjust your browser's settings to increase and decrease the size of your text.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

In the Command Bar that runs across the top of the page, click on Page, then from the drop down list that appears select Text Size. A further drop down menu will appear to the side, from which you can choose a size to suit your preferences.

Firefox

To switch to Text Zoom: 1) Press the Alt key to temporarily bring up the traditional Firefox menus. At the top of the Firefox window, click the View menu, then go to Zoom. 2) Select Zoom Text Only, which will make the controls only apply to text, not images.

Google Chrome

1) Click the wrench icon on the browser toolbar. 2) Select Settings. 3) Click Show advanced settings. 4) In the "Web Content" section, use the "Font size" drop-down menu to make adjustments.

Adobe Acrobat

A number of documents on the site are provided in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. To view them, you will require a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not already have a copy, you can get Adobe Reader for free from the Adobe website by following this link, or read advice on accessibility of Acrobat documents for disabled users. Please note that some PDF files may take some time to download.

Search

All of our pages contain the facility to do a simple word search of all our content. Simply put the text you are searching for in the text box which appears at the top right of each page, and then click on the Search button, which is to the right of the text box.

JavaScript

In some instances this site uses JavaScript for dynamic content. If your browser does not support JavaScript, the site will still function and we have provided, where possible, 'Text Only' versions for this type of content.

Flash

The website utiliises Flash on the the interactive pitch for reviewing available football positions. The interactive pitch has an alternative text based version.