Accessibility

Access Keys

No access keys have been created for this site as they may conflict with screen readers or other software designed to aid physically impaired users.

Coding

This website has been coded in such a way that it meets W3C standards and is structured to make browsing and reading as easy as possible.

WEB BROWSERS

The site has been designed to work on Internet Explorer, Firefox, Deepnet, Netscape and Mozilla on PC and Safari and Firefox on Apple Mac. Mac users please note: although you may still have a version of Internet Explorer, it is no longer supported on an Apple Mac system. Therefore this site may not work properly with Internet Explorer (Mac version only). If you are experiencing such problems please consider upgrading to a supported browser listed above.

Optimise the way you view your web browser

If you have difficulty in reading the Wedding Presents Direct website on your screen, you may be able to change the settings on your browser to help you improve their visibility.

How to change visibility features (Internet Explorer)

The following suggestions to improve the visibility of web pages will apply to any site that you visit. However, you may find that not all pages within a site are compatible. The images on the screen will not be affected. These instructions have been tested with Internet Explorer versions 6 and 7.

To apply the font and colour changes below permanently:

  • on the 'Tools' menu, click 'Internet Options'
  • on the 'General' tab, click on 'Accessibility'
  • click in each of the three boxes to show ticks
  • click 'OK'.

Text with a sans serif font (such as Arial) is easier to read than a serif font (such as Times New Roman). To change the text font:

  • on the 'Tools' menu, click 'Internet Options'
  • on the 'General' tab, click 'Fonts'
  • in the 'Web page font' and 'Plain text font' lists, choose the fonts you would like to use
  • click 'OK'.

To enlarge the text:

  • on the 'Browser' menu click 'View'
  • click 'Text size'
  • choose the size of text.

Combinations of fonts, typefaces and background colours used in web page design may result in text being difficult to read. However, you can choose settings to suit you. For example black text on a yellow background gives a distinct contrast. To change the text colour and background colour:

  • on the 'Tools' menu, click 'Internet Options'
  • on the 'General' tab, click 'Colours'
  • deselect the 'Use Windows Colours' tick box
  • select the box next to 'Text' and choose a colour
  • click 'OK'
  • select the box next to 'Background' and choose a colour
  • click 'OK'.

To prevent graphics from appearing on web pages:

  • under 'Tools', click 'Internet Options'
  • on the 'Advanced' tab, scroll down to the 'Multimedia' heading
  • click on the graphics options ('animations', 'videos' and 'pictures') to remove the ticks
  • click on 'Apply', and then click on 'OK'
  • if graphics still appear, select 'View' then 'Refresh' from the toolbar, or press F5.

To change the size of the window:

  • click 'View' then 'Full Screen' from the toolbar, or press F11.

There are other options to tailor web pages that help make them easier to read. These may be found under the 'Tools' menu:

  • click on 'Internet Options'
  • select the 'Advanced' tab
  • choose from the options available to improve visibility.

How to change visibility features (FIREFOX)

To enlarge the text:

  • Either use Ctrl and the + or - keys; plus to increase the text size and minus to decrease
  • or choose View from the menu bar and then Text Size and then the desired size.

Combinations of fonts, typefaces and background colours used in web page design may result in text being difficult to read. However, you can choose settings to suit you. For example black text on a yellow background gives a distinct contrast. To change the text colour and background colour:

  • on the 'Tools' menu, click 'Options'
  • on the 'Content' tab, click 'Colours'
  • deselect the 'Allow pages to choose their own colours instead of my selection above' tick box
  • select the desired colours from the 'text and background panel and the 'link colours' panels above
  • click 'OK'

To prevent graphics from appearing on web pages:

  • under 'Tools', click 'Options'
  • on the 'Content' tab, Uncheck the 'Load images automatically' tick bock
  • click 'OK'

To change the size of the window:

  • click 'View' then 'Full Screen' from the toolbar, or press F11.

There are other options to tailor web pages that help make them easier to read. These may be found under the 'Tools' menu:

  • click on 'Options'
  • select the 'Main' or 'Advanced' tabs
  • choose from the options available to improve visibility.