The Treasures of the Battye Library website has been thoroughly tested to ensure the website is accessible to as many people as possible. As a result, The Treasures of the Battye Library website has achieved a Web Accessibility Initiative Triple-A rating (WAI-AAA).
This rating was achieved by:
- Providing a text equivilient to all images through the use of ALT and TITLE tags.
- Making the website readable with stylesheets disabled.
- Providing captions for all images
- Ensuring all language used on the site is simple and clear.
- Using a simple colour scheme to enhance on-screen readability.
- Ensuring all headings and links are in plain text, not images.
- Ensuring all pages within the site validate to World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards.
- Using stylesheets to control layout and presentation.
- Using realtive links to reference content.
- Ensured the website uses clear, simple and consistent navigation.