Accessibility

This web site follows the W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative's (WAI) Guidelines and aims to achieve Level Triple-A Conformance whenever possible.

  1. Web browsers
  2. Access keys
  3. Text size
  4. Changing colours

Web browsers

This site aims to be compatible with all modern web browsers, including the following:

If you are using another browser, such as Internet Explorer 6, you may notice that this site doesn't work as expected. We're sorry about that, but we're unable to fully support Internet Explorer 6, due to it's lack of support for modern web standards. We highly recommend those using IE6 to upgrade to one of the browsers listed above, if possible.

Access keys for keyboard navigation

This web site supports the use of access keys, which helps you to navigate the site using keyboard shortcuts.

There are a number of keyboard shortcuts available on the site to help you to navigate around more easily. By using the relevant combination of keys you can quickly move between the main areas of the site.

The following access keys have been defined for the web site:

  • 0 - Accessibility
  • 1 - Home page
  • 2 - Arts
  • 3 - Heritage
  • 4 - Libraries
  • 5 - Fitness
  • 6 - Sport
  • 7 - Parks
  • 8 - Outdoors
  • 9 - What's On
  • s - Skip navigation

To use an access key, PC users use either the ALT key (Internet Explorer and Google Chrome), or the Shift and ALT keys together (Mozilla Firefox), and press the appropriate letter or number as defined in the table above. Mac users use the Control (CTRL) key and the appropriate letter or number. Once selected, you may have to press the return or enter key to activate the link.

Text size

Some people may wish to view this Web site in larger text size. To do this you will need to adjust your browser settings.

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
    Select the 'View' menu in the browser tool bar, select 'Text size' and select your required size - either larger or smaller.
  • Mozilla family browser (Firefox etc)
    Select the 'View' menu in the browser tool bar, select 'Text size' then choose to either 'Increase font' or 'Decrease font' until the text is the required size.

You can also use the following keyboard shortcuts:

  • Increase text size: Ctrl +
  • Decrease text size: Ctrl -

Changing colours

Changing the site's background colour can be particularly useful for users who rely on magnification technology as white can produce an uncomfortable glare.

It is also possible to change the colour of body text on the site. Both can be achieved by changing preferences in your browser:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
    Select the 'Tools' menu, select 'Internet Options', select 'Colors' and make changes to text and background colours in the Colors panel. Then choose the 'Accessibility' button and tick the box labelled 'Ignore colours specified on Web'.
  • Mozilla Family Browser (Firefox etc)
    Select the 'Tools' menu, select 'Options', open the 'Content' tab and select 'Colors'. You can define the colour of text and background from here.

See also

Falkirk Community Trust is not responsible for the content of external websites.

Contact us

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Last updated: 19 September 2013 at 11:33