Geofeat Pty Ltd is committed to ensuring that our website is accessible to everyone. We have closely followed standards that relate to accessibility and usability, and are continually striving to improve the user experience for all of our visitors.
- All pages on this website validate as XHTML 1.0 Strict.
- All pages on this website validate as CSS Level 2.
- All pages on this website use structured semantic markup.
H2tags are used for main titles,
H3tags for subtitles, and so on.
Web pages on this website include seven (7) different areas:
- Header bar that includes skip links to section navigation and the main content, labelled "Skip Links"
- Main navigation area, labelled "Site Navigation"
- Breadcrumb links, labelled "You Are Here"
- Main content area, labelling is content specific
- Side bar that includes section navigation, labelled "Section Navigation"
- Footer that includes about, sitemap, a-z index, contact, & privacy links, labelled "Footer Navigation"
- Copyright area, labelled "Copyright".
When Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are not applied to a document (or when using a screen reader), the seven (7) areas are read in the above order.
tabkey may be used to navigate page links, and most links are highlighted as they are tabbed over (depending upon browser).
- This website does not use the
accesskeyattribute. Find out why .
- Unless purely decorative, all images used on this website include appropriate
- Content should be usable/accessible with images "off" (disabled).
- Links are written to make sense out of context.
- The first three (3) links in every document provide access to the home page, a skip link to section navigation, and a skip link to content (the main section of the page), respectively.
- URLs are permanent whenever possible.
- All form controls are appropriately and explicitly labelled.
- Form validation routines do not rely on client-side scripting.
- Non obtrusive client-side scripts are used.
- Pop up windows are not used on this website.
- All links (including PDF documents) open in the same browser window. If you wish to open any link in a new window:
Using Keyboard Shortcuts:
- Internet Explorer - press Ctrl and 'N'
- Firefox - press Shift and hit return
- Opera - press Shift and hit return.
- Internet Explorer - right click on the link and choose: 'Open in New Window'
- Firefox - right click on the link and choose: 'Open Link in New Window'
- Opera - right click on the link and choose: 'Open in New Window'.
- This website uses cascading style sheets for visual layout.
- This website uses only relative font sizes, compatible with the user-specified "text size" option in visual browsers.
- If your browser or browsing device does not support stylesheets at all, the content of each page is still readable.
- Any information conveyed through the use of colour is also available without colour (i.e. text based).
The majority of the downloads on this site - our brochures, advertising options, comparison chart, and rates & specials are in PDF format. To open these files you need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer.
Additional Browser Modifications
The following links explain the many ways you can make the web more accessible to you:
- W3 accessibility guidelines , which explains the reasons behind each guideline.
- W3 accessibility techniques , which explains how to implement each guideline.
- W3 accessibility checklist , a busy developer's guide to accessibility.
- JAWS , a screen reader for Windows. A time-limited, downloadable demo is available.
- Home Page Reader , a screen reader for Windows. A downloadable demo is available.
- Lynx , a free text-only web browser for blind users with refreshable Braille displays.
- Links , a free text-only web browser for visual users with low bandwidth.
- Opera , a visual browser with many accessibility-related features, including text zooming, user stylesheets, image toggle. A free downloadable version is available. Compatible with Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and several other operating systems.
- Bobby , a free service to analyse web pages for compliance to accessibility guidelines. A full-featured commercial version is also available.
- HTML Validator , a free service for checking that web pages conform to published HTML standards.
- Web Page Backward Compatibility Viewer , a tool for viewing your web pages without a variety of modern browser features.
- Lynx Viewer , a free service for viewing what your web pages would look like in Lynx.
- WebAIM , a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving accessibility to online learning materials.
- Designing More Usable Web Sites , a large list of additional resources.
If you have any comments or suggestions regarding the accessibility of this website, please contact us using our general enquiry form.