Website Accessibility

St Joseph’s is committed to ensuring this website is accessible to all of our users including those with disabilities.

In this section you will find out how to make use of the accessible features that are available throughout the St Joseph’s website. This includes how to change font sizes.

The St Joseph’s website supports accessibility and is committed to ensuring everyone can access the information available. The layout of the site takes into account users who are visually impaired or have difficulties using a mouse. It is fully compatible with popular screen reading software, and can be navigated using just a keyboard.

Text Size

Some users might find the site easier to read by increasing the size at which the text is displayed. To do this you can adjust your browser’s settings by selecting ‘View’ from the menu, then select ‘text size’ or ‘text zoom’ or ‘zoom’ and increase the size of the text.

On Netscape
To increase or decrease the text size in Netscape you need to select “View” from the menu bar. The next step is to select “Text Zoom” and then select the option you require.

Increase text size = “Ctrl” + “+”
Decrease text size = “Ctrl” + “-”
Original text size = “Ctrl” + “0”

Changing Website Colours

Changing the site’s background colour can be particularly useful for users who rely on magnification technology as white can produce an uncomfortable glare. It is also possible to change the colour of body text on the site. Both can be achieved by changing preferences in your browser:

If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, go to the “Tools” menu, select “Internet Options”, select “Accessibility” [bottom right button], and put a tick in the box next to “Ignore colours specified on web pages”, then select OK. Now go to Colours, select Colours and make changes to text and background colours in the colours panel.

If you use Netscape Navigator, go to the “Edit” menu, select “Preferences”, open the “Appearance” menu and select “Colours”. You can set the colour of text and background from here.

If you use Opera, go to the “Tools” menu, select “Preferences” and then select “page style”. Ensure “user mode” options use own settings (default settings). Now go into “fonts” where you can change the colour options. Select “View”, then “Style” and then select “user mode”.