With the aim of adapting the Park Güell de Barcelona website to the needs of all persons with any type of disability, website accessibility guidelines have been followed that were adopted by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), and driven forward by the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).
Programming has been adapted to regulation XHTML 1.0 Strict and styles to regulation CSS 2.1. All recommendations have been applied that are established as priority 1 and 2, as well as a good part of those established as priority 3.
Thus, characteristics include:
How to navigate without using the mouse? Keyboard shortcuts
A series of keyboard combinations have been defined to make navigating through the most common contents easier without needing to use the mouse. Speed, handiness and accessibility for people with poor eyesight and motor difficulties are just a few of the benefits of these keyboard instructions.
The options defined are combined with other keys, depending on the browser:
So that users can scan the links on the page, an effort was made to impart meaning to the links out of context.
Accessibility: a process that is always active
Website accessibility is constructed by applying criteria that in many cases are subjective. Moreover, difficulties in accessing the site are highly variable depending on the type of disability that a specific user may have, meaning that the application of criteria may not be optimal for everybody.
In light of both continuously improving website accessibility and heeding specific demands for access to contents, please do not hesitate to contact us with any query or request by using the contact form.