The accessibility features detailed below are available to be inserted into a web page design. These are the visible elements that can assist users with particular needs to read and navigate your content. The majority of the accessibility functionality offered by Contensis happens before content is published - for details on this please visit our Quality Assurance
Sometimes it is important (or useful) to re-format the way a web page is rendered in order for someone to view it. The reasons for this can vary; some users are blind or dyslexic and require a screen reader to read the text for them and someone else might be using an old device to view the content. Using the tools below you can publish content knowing that it will be accessible to as many users as possible.
As well as addressing the need for content to be accessible for people using screen readers, effort is being spent to address the needs of visitors that don't use screen readers at all but do find certain colours or font-sizes a challenge. Users of your website or intranet can use the Stylesheet Switcher to pick the version that will enable them to view the content in a format appropriate to them.
The Stylesheet Switcher offers different versions of the stylesheet that controls the layout, fonts and colour scheme for the design. With a different stylesheet a user with vision problems can use a version with bigger fonts, no irrelevant graphics and a layout that will make sense when magnified on the screen.
Each accessible stylesheet is developed at the same time as the rest of the design is built into Contensis.
By adding the Font-size Selector to a website you allow visitors to set the size of the text to their preference . This provides a quick and intuitive method of adjusting the text size for users with poor vision without the need for special tools.
The Text-only button provides the user with a fast loading page with text rendered in a high contrast format. This feature differs from the Style-sheet Switcher in that the formatting is removed as well as any images. The text-only version is not only beneficial for users that require high contrast colours on fonts, it is also great for viewing web pages on legacy devices or on slow internet connections.