Hull History Centre is committed to improving access to services
for people who have disabilities or for whom English might not be
their first language. To make this website as accessible as
possible, the following features have been implemented:
This site conforms to the W3C's WAI
Accessibility Guidelines, Level Single-A. The code
is valid XHTML 1.0 and valid CSS2. If you have any problems
accessing this site, or any other technical difficulties, please
use the website
has been arranged into a number of different sections to make it is
easy to navigate and find information. The breadcrumb trail
(beneath the main navigation buttons) should identify where you in
this structure from any page – there is also a sitemap.
- shortcuts etc to allow quick access for people who prefer to use
Changing the size of the
This can be done by adjusting the setting in the
web browser (usually available from the 'View' menu).
Every page features a "Printable
version" link in the top right of the page which
allows you to print the key information from the page excluding the
top and side navigation elements.
Images and alt tags
site uses images and graphics to enhance the look and feel of the
site. We have used 'Alt' tags so that you will know what the image
is for those using a screen-reader or are browsing the site with
images turned-off. Where non-compliant content is provided
reasonable effort will be taken to make accessible and equivalent
website is designed to support a wide range of browsers including
as a minimum: Internet Explorer v6; FireFox v1; Mozilla v1;
Netscape v8 and Opera v9. For Mac users it supports Safari v1;
FireFox v1 and Opera v9.
to download this free tool which reads the content of this
site to the user.
If you have any suggestions on how the
Hull History Centre website might be improved with regard to
accessibility, please use the website feedback form.