Casa Mia site conforms to W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0, level A.
Below there's a list of critical requirements, which alone cover nearly 40% of highlighted by W3C accessibility problems. These has been given extra attention and highest priority during expert evaluation.
Menu links are grouped and an option to bypass navigation is provided. Link to skip navigation has no visible anchor text, and is provided specifically for people using a screen reader.
Most browsers support jumping to specific links by typing keys defined on the web site. The following access keys are available throughout CasaMia site:
S - Skip navigation
1 - Home page
3 - Site map
0 - Accessibility statement
Wherever possible, they do not conflict with commonly-used screen reader and browser keyboard shortcuts.
Access Keys are selected in different ways in different browsers:
Structured, semantic markup is used to represent document structure. H1 tags are used for main titles, H2 tags for subtitles, and so on.
Descriptive and meaningful text equivalents are provided for all content images, graphical buttons, symbols and objects. Images are not used to represent text, all headings are styled with the help of CSS and can be resized to suit users needs.
Web site design has been tested against color contrast to ensure that all information is still clear.
Most of the text is written as grey on white and is perfectly contrasting. Grey on white combination passes color visibility test successfully:
Relative units have been used in markup language and CSS, therefore Web site layout accommodates resizing text even in Internet Explorer for Windows.