Browser
This website has been designed to be accessible to as wide an audience as possible. All web pages have been written to the HTML5 standard, using CSS Style Sheets for the presentation which means this site should be usable on all web browsers that support those standards.

This web site supports most commonly-used browsers, but is likely to work best with Google Chrome. Please be aware that websites tend to also work better with certain versions of a browser, and that may not always include the latest version of that browser.

Making text larger
The way this site is constructed allows you to change the size of text in our pages. The pages below from the BBC guide provide instructions on how to change the size of text in a wide range of browsers.

Changing text and background colours

High contrast
Certain areas of the Owen Mumford website provide the option for a high contrast colour scheme. This can be toggled by the Contrast button at the top of the navigation menu.

Access keys
This site makes use of “access keys”, that is to say keyboard shortcuts that make it easier to navigate the site. PC users should press ALT + number, Mac users should press CTRL + number:

0 – This accessibility page
1 – Home Page
2 – Toggle high contrast*
3 – Site Map
4 – Site search box
5 – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
9 – Contacts Page
If you are experiencing difficulties, please refer to this list of browser keyboard shortcuts, as it may vary.

*This is only available on pages on a certain template.

Images
All content images on this site are provided with descriptive ALT attributes. Graphics that are purely decorative in function have empty ALT attributes, to prevent them from displaying on screen readers. Where images contain important information, such as graphs and charts, alternative information is provided in the form of inline descriptions.

Multimedia
You may require a modern web browser or an older browser with Adobe Flash Player (version 8 or above) installed to view the video clips on this site. You can download the latest version from the Adobe Flash Player site.

Navigation
All pages contain a link to the home page, sitemap and search box. The navigation system has been constructed in a consistent fashion to provide clear navigation pathways throughout the site.

PDFs
If you would like to use a screen reader to read PDF documents you can find out more at the Adobe Access website.

JavaScript
Although JavaScript is used throughout the site, site functions such as navigation and search will fully function for site visitors that do not have JavaScript enabled in their browser.

Further assistance
If you have further questions or feedback relating to this website, please use our email form to contact us.