We believe we have produced a website which
meets superb standards in terms of its accessibility - with a
range of web accessibility features in place. We are keen, however,
to continue to follow ongoing website accessibility standards, and
match them - as the medium itself grows and develops.
These following settings have been added to the site to aid
accessibility - however, these settings will only be saved for this
visit. Please click on the remember settings button to save the
settings for future visits.
The design of our website includes a number
of accessibility options including:
- Advice on browser accessibility options
- A stylish and easily navigable common design
throughout, with structured pages to make them easily
- Expandable ‘elastic’ website control
- Colour contrast viewing options
- A text only version of the web site.
- Appropriate alternative text descriptions
("ALT texts"), as required by internationally recognised Web
accessibility guidelines. All graphical navigation buttons are
- To aid users of text-only and audio browsers
we have included a hidden accessibility feature, which enables the
user to "skip over" the main page navigation buttons (rather then
having to tab through them manually at the start of every page).
Thus, the user can jump immediately down to the main content of the
- We also have a ’Text to speech’ function,
allowing you to listen to every web page on the site, and the many
link options available.
- We strictly avoid the use of frames
throughout our main site and microsites
All online forms attached to the website have
been produced using the same strict standards.
Those with older browsers, with a slow Internet connection, or
those working on different platforms, will nevertheless find that
the website loads quickly and displays properly.
Change the text Size
The CCW website has a default text size of around 11 pt (based
on an Internet Explorer text setting of medium).
Choose from the following text sizes:
It is possible to change text size by changing the settings in
Internet Explorer: View > Text Size > choose size.
Welsh Language Mozilla Firefox: Golwg > Maint Testun >
cynyddu neu leihau.
Mozilla Firefox: View > Text Size > increase or
Opera: View > Zoom > choose your zoom
Choose a Colour Scheme
Choose one of the options below to change the colour scheme or
go back to the default colour scheme.
This site is enabled with the following text-to-speech
Read Speaker - this will create a new frame at the top of your
CCW web page with instructions on how listen to the text
We welcome your feedback on these text-to-speech options.
Access to services
If you would like to receive any documents
or information regarding CCW’s work, policies or procedures on tape
or braille, please contact us and every effort will be made to
provide these for you.
We are committed to providing the best
accessibility features possible at http://www.ccw.gov.uk - if you
have any accessibility comments or concerns, or encounter any
technical problems at all; you can contact us directly with the
page feedback form or via the main contact form.
If you have any queries at all regarding the
site, please feel free to e-mail the web editor at