We have tried our very best to make this web site usable by as many people as possible. Some people with disabilities find using the web difficult and many sites do not accomodate those with visual or other disabilities. While we know that it is impossible to design a site that everyone can use, designing this site with accessibility in mind means that more people can access its content. The Buckinghamshire Building Society website meets accessibility guidelines.
Listed below are the list of the specific accesskeys implemented within this site.
To further help remember these keys please note that links that can be activated by accesskey will indicate this by having the key listed in brackets as part of the link or image's description spacerInternet Explorer users can make use of accesskeys by holding down Alt and the correct key to focus on a link, then pressing the Enter key to follow the link.
In designing this site, we have used technologies that form a common standard. By designing to what are known as 'web standards', the content of this web site is made available to a wider range of people and technologies. You may have noticed that it downloaded quicker too.
This site has been developed using modern, web-standards technologies including XHTML and CSS. Using these technologies means that this site is built to last well into the future as well as making the content available to very old browsers and other alternative browsing devices such as screen-readers and refreshable Braille displays for people who are blind. Using CSS for styling and laying out the site content also means that the site downloads faster than many older sites, even for those people using slower dial-up modems.
The site has been designed to work in all modern web browsers (layout may not be 100% the same due to various browser rendering issues, but it will still be usable where different) and has been tested using,