No matter what computer you are using, you will access this website using a web browser.The most commonly used web browsers in order of popularity are Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari (Mac OS X) and Opera.
Web browsers have some common accessibility features that can assist people who rely on the use of a keyboard or who need to make a webpage easier to see. These features allow you to:
- increase and decrease the size of text and images on the screen for better visibility;
- change the type and size of the font that is used on web pages;
- change the colours of items such as font or background;
- use keyboard shortcuts to speed up browsing.
The following section briefly looks at the five most commonly used web browsers and highlights unique accessibility features that can assist people with a disability.
You can find out how they work on your web browser by clicking here.