Accessibility

Barcelona City Council's Barcelona website has taken account of the following measures to provide users with easier access to all its content and features:

  • Multi-browser

    Pages can be viewed correctly on the several browsers used for the analysis (Mozilla, Internet Explorer, Safari and Chrome).

  • Consistent browsing

    Website consistency is ensured, making browsing coherent on every page and offering a satisfying user experience.

  • Distractions

    Interference such as content flickering, exaggerated blinking and sound that starts automatically is avoided.

  • Text images

    Except for logos or trademark images, content is generally perfectly configurable, given that text images are avoided.

  • Headings

    Page headings the portal and section to provide users with a context.

  • Colour contrast

    The visual characteristics of the website (font, colour, background etc.) have been defined using the style guide. They comply with the WCAG 2.0 guidelines for contrast at Double A level.

  • Forms

    The forms contain the correct labels and associated controls.

  • Language

    The page language is correctly marked up.

  • Social media

    The social media plug-ins are accessible.

  • Audiovisual player

    Audiovisual players are accessible to users for any type of device, keyboard users and blind people.

  • Audiovisuals

    Audiovisuals contain audio-descriptions, descriptions and subtitles.

  • Language style

    The page language is simple and suitable for the public its content is aimed at.

The development of barcelona.cat websites is based on regulation UNE-EN 301549, required by RD 1112/2018, and the WCAG 2.1 web content accessibility guidelines, level AA, established by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

More information on web accessibility and accessibility resources, as well as on how to configure the options for several browsers, can be found at web accessibility Barcelona city council.

If you find any obstacles on the site, please point them out using this form.

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