We are conscious of our responsibility to meet accessibility needs in the design of this website. Every effort has, and continues to be made, to make the website easy to use and accessible and to follow the Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0.
Different web browsers enable different accessibility options and some guidance is offered below which may help you to take advantage of these features.
Use the 'High Contrast' button on the home page of the SLG Press website to increase legibility of text.
Internet Explorer 8
Over-ride colours and fonts
If you want to over-ride the colours and fonts used by web designers and specify your own choices, follow these steps.
- Open Internet Explorer and click on the Tools button in Internet Explorer. Click Internet Options.
- On the General tab, click Accessibility.
- Select the Ignore colors specified on webpages, Ignore font styles specified on webpages, and Ignore font sizes specified on webpages check boxes, and then click OK twice.
Change text size
To make a page easier to read, change the text size. Graphics and controls will remain in their original size but the text size will change. To change webpage text size.
- Open Internet Explorer.
- Click the Page button, click Text Size, and then click the size you want.
Overriding Page Fonts
You can set your default fonts by following these steps:
- Go to Tools followed by Options.
- Select the Content panel, and select a default font and size in the Fonts & Colours section.
Setting a Minimum Font Size
To set a minimum font size, go to Tools > Options, select the Content panel, and click the Advanced button in the Fonts & Colours section. You can specify a minimum font size from the dropdown menu.
For further accessibility options in Firefox click on the link below:
Microsoft also provides a number of accessibility features which you can set on your PC or laptop.
For Windows XP accessibility options follow this link:
For Windows 7 accessibility options follow this link: