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Accessibility and other languages

Colchester Borough Council aims to make this website accessible to all visitors, ensuring it meets the needs of disabled users.

IN THIS ARTICLE

  • Standards compliance
  • Languages

Colchester Borough Council aims to make this website accessible to all visitors, ensuring it meets the needs of disabled users, and is viewable in the widest possible range of web-browsing technology. To achieve this goal, the Colchester Borough Council website was created in accordance with certain web standards and government guidelines.

Standards compliance

  1. All pages on this site marked with the W3C-WAI Level Double-A conformance icon comply with all priority 1 and 2 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (WCAG 1.0). As many of the guidelines can not be tested automatically, this statement is made on the basis of subjective manual review. After evaluating the site against the priority 1 and 2 guidelines, it is believed that all marked pages adhere to them. A checklist of the WCAG guidelines is available here.

  2. All pages on this site validate as XHTML 1.1, as determined by the W3C Markup Validation Service. This is important to ensure that the website has a consistent appearance and functionality across all modern web browsers.

  3. All pages on this site use valid Cascading Stylesheets (CSS), as determined by the W3C CSS Validation Service. This is important to ensure that the website has a consistent appearance across all modern web browsers.


Languages

There are a number of free online tools to help translate from English into other languages, two popular choices are:

Google Translate

Google Translate translates English into other languages and vice versa.

Babelfish

Babelfish also translates websites from English to other languages however Babelfish also has the ability to translate individual pages. Paste a url of the web page into the translation box and have the individual web page translated for you.


Please note:
These services are intended as a rough guide and Colchester Borough Council cannot be held responsible for any errors in the translated text.

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