On this Barcelona City Council website, the following aspects have been considered to give users easy access to all content and features.
- Text images:
Except for logos or trademark images, content is generally configurable because text images are avoided.
- Colour contrast:
The website’s visual features (font type, text colour and background) have been defined using the style sheet. It is required to follow the accessibility guidelines for the contrast ratio on double AA level.
The forms contain the correct labels and associated controls.
- Audiovisual texts:
Audiovisual texts with relevant information are subtitled.
- Viewing audiovisual texts:
Audiovisual players are accessible to users on any type of device, keyboard users and people with vision impairment.
- Social networks:
Social media plug-ins are accessible and have text alternatives.
The language on the webpages is correctly indicated.
- Language style:
The language style is simple and suitable for its target audience.
The development of barcelona.cat websites is based on regulation UNE-EN 301549, required by RD 1112/2018, and the WCAG 2.1. Open in new window 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. Open in new window.
If you find any obstacles on the site, please point them out using this form. Open in new window.
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