UQ News Accessibility Features
Accessibility features allows users who either cannot use a mouse or prefer not to use one to navigate the site using the keyboard instead.
Most browsers (Internet Explorer 4+ (PC), Internet Explorer 5+ (MAC), Mozilla, Firefox, Netscape 6+, Opera 7) support jumping to specific links by typing keys defined on the web site.
On Windows, you can press ALT + an access key; on Macintosh, you can press Control + an access key.
Here is a list of the access keys:
- Access key 0 - Accesskey List
- Access key 1 - UQ Home page
- Access key o - Home page
- Access key 2 - Skip to content
- Access key l - Latest news
- Access key p - Print story
- Access key e - Email story
- Access key s - Advanced Search
- Access key g - Got a story?
- Access key m - Mobile
- Access key f - News feeds
Browser Keystrokes On A PC
For Internet Explorer you have to press Alt + the number/letter + Enter. For Firefox 2+ you have to press Alt + Shift + the number/letter.
Pages on this site are mostly Bobby AA approved, complying with most Bobby guidelines. We have reviewed W3 accessibility guidelines and believe that these pages are mostly in compliance.
Pages on this site are mostly validate as XHTML 1.0 Transitional. For example, check the home page for XHTML validity.
The Skip Navigation link using accesskey , provide users using keyboard navigation with a way of moving directly to the content of the page without having to move through all the navigation links first.
Most links have title attributes which describe the link in greater detail, unless the text of the link already fully describes the target.
All content images on this site include descriptive ALT attributes. Purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.
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