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Accessibility


Accessbility Policy

As part of our efforts to reach people with limited mobility and accessibility to Ministry of Interior services, we have designed this website with enhanced features that will ease the experience of dealing with Ministry of Interior. Following are some of the features on our website that aim to benefit people with different abilities:


  • Website Structure
  • Reading text
  • Zoom Screen
  • Alternate text for image
  • Change text size
  • Change Colors


Website Structure

Ministry of Interior follows W3C Standards to maintain the website structure, navigation, look and feel.


Reading text

For people with visual imparity or others who wish to avoid eyestrain our portal offers software that will enable you to listen to the content rather than having to read it.


Zoom Screen

You can use the Zoom option from your browser to enlarge the page. You can change the page size by clicking on the View menu. Then, click on Zoom and adjust the page size according to your needs.


Alternate text for image

Every image on our website tagged with appropriate description. To read image description, you need to position the mouse over the image.


Change text size

If you have difficulty reading the text on our portal, you can increase or decrease the text-size by clicking on the ‘A AA’ icons on the top right corner of the webpage.Alternately, you can also adjust the text-size setting of your browser in the following way:

 

Internet Explorer: Change the text size setting in your browser by clicking on the View menu. Then, click on Text Size and select the size you require.

 

Firefox: Change the size of the text in your browser by clicking on the View menu. Then, select Increase or Decrease to change the text size. Alternatively you can press 'Ctrl' and '+' keys on the numeric keypad to increase the text size, or 'Ctrl' and '-' (minus) keys to decrease the text size. Pressing 'Ctrl' and '0' returns you to the default size.

 

Google Chrome: Change the text size in your browser by clicking on the main menu. Then, click on Zoom and adjust the text-size. Alternatively you can press 'Ctrl' and '+' keys on the numeric keypad to increase the text size, or 'Ctrl' and '-' (minus) to decrease the text size. Pressing 'Ctrl' and '0' returns you to the default size.

 

Opera: Change the size of both text and graphics using the '+' and '-' (minus) keys on the numeric keypad. Each press will increase or decrease the size by 10 percent.


Safari: To change text size in the safari, click on the View menu. Then click on Make Text Bigger or Make Text Smaller to change the font size as you like. You can also use the keyboard shortcuts: Increase or decrease the text size with 'Apple' and '+' and 'Apple' and '-' (minus) keys.



Change Colors


If you find it difficult to read certain text in the given background color combinations, you can easily change colors in your web browser.


Internet Explorer: Click on the 'Tools' menu or press 'Alt' + 'T ' keys on the numeric keypad. Then click on ‘Internet Options’ or press 'O'. Then, click on 'Accessibility' or press 'Alt' + 'E’. When the Accessibility options are displayed, check the 'Ignore colors specified on web page' checkbox with the mouse or by pressing 'Alt' + 'C'. Save your changes by clicking on 'OK' button or by pressing 'Enter'. You will be taken back to the 'Internet Options’ window. The website will now be using the same color scheme as on your computer.


Firefox: If you are using Firefox, you can change text and background colors in the following way. Click on the 'Tools' menu or press 'Alt' + 'T' keys on the numeric keypad. Then click on ‘Options’ or press 'O' to display the 'Options' window. Click on the 'Fonts and Colors’ button or press 'F' to display the 'Fonts and Colors ' window. Then to set Firefox to use your Windows color scheme, click on the 'Use system colors’ checkbox or 'Tab' to the checkbox and press the 'Spacebar' to select it.


The MOI Design team is committed to making the website accessible to the broadest possible user group, regardless of technical possibilities or physical capabilities. In order to constantly improve the usability of this website, international accessibility and usability standards are being implemented or updated.


These standards are outlined in the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (Level A) of the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).


Texts, Images & Tables:


  • Acronyms and abbreviations are being explained in the texts, wherever necessary.
  • The texts are simple and understandable.
  • Tables are used for content only and not as a layout tool.
  • All used images, if not used for decorative purposes only, have an alternative text (alt attribute).
  • Alt attributes are used for graphics, animations, frames, audio and video files as well.

Links:

  • Link targets are clearly defined and described.
  • Links open in a new window if they link to an external website.
  • The Gateway avoids pop-up windows.

Forms:

  • All form controls are appropriately and explicitly labeled and may be read without style sheets.
  • All forms can be properly tabbed through without using a mouse.
  • Form validation does not rely on client-side scripts.

Visual Design:

  • All information conveyed with colour is also available without colour, for example from context or markup.
  • This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout.

Website Structure:

  • The team follows a consistent grid for all pages.
  • The page is separated in the following areas
    • Header section
    • Main navigation (horizontal) and breadcrumb
    • Content area
    • Right column (or "sidebar")
    • The footer