Accessibility

Dewetsboreholes.co.za strives to apply international standards of accessibility with the aim of optimising use for a variety of users. Our site accessibility is an organic process and will continue to improve over time.

Basic standards

The site has a clear visual hierarchy and works acceptably across target browsers. The site has a meaningful 404 page (error page) that will contain information redirecting users to other relevant areas within the site.

Images

Where possible, decorative images are in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). "alt" attributes are employed for images.

Basic usability

  • Headings clearly indicate the document structure.
  • Navigation is consistent throughout the site.
  • The site has an easy to find contact page.
  • The site has a link to the home page on every page.
  • The site is optimised for speed and page size with exceptions to the flash areas.

Accessibility for devices

  • Content is accessible without CSS.
  • Content is accessible without images.
  • Content is meaningful in text browsers.
  • Content is accessible when printed.
  • The site works well in different window sizes greater than 800x600.

Site management

  • The site has friendly URLs that work without "www".
  • The site has a favicon.

Accessibility for users

  • The site has sufficient colour contrasts.
  • The site does not use colour alone for critical information.

Separation of content & presentation

CSS are used for presentation aspects.

Access keys

Most browsers support jumping to specific links, by typing keys defined on the website. On Windows, you can press ALT + an access key followed by Enter; on Macintosh, you can press Control + an access key.

All pages on this site define the following access keys:

  • Access Key 1: Home page
  • Access Key 2: Services
  • Access Key 3: About Us
  • Access Key 4: FAQ
  • Access Key 5: Contact Us
  • Access Key 6: Accessibility
  • Access Key 7: Privacy Policy
  • Access Key 8: Terms & Conditions
  • Access Key 9: Site Map

If there's something about the site that you find confusing, or something that doesn't work, please let us know so that we can fix it. Please send an e-mail to info@dewetsboreholes.co.za.


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