www.forwardmid.org.uk

Forward Mid Home pageThe Forward Mid website uses HTML 5 with external CSS pages all the pages are suitable for all media types. This is a responsive website for all devices, etc Television, Desktop, Laptop, Net book, Tablet, and smart phone.

This website uses JQuery to control a floating back to top function it moves up and down the page as the user scrolls and offers a quick way to get back to top of page, all pages have JavaScript at the foot of each page to inform the user when page was last updated, this function checks when the page was last put onto the server.

There is a small flash application on www.forwardmid.org.uk/transportfarther.html page Implemented using ActionScript 3 that the user can control there is no alternative page for the Flash application, there is a second flash application on Newbattle Abbey College this does have a separate page for Visually impaired people.

This website implements the Google Custom search function which is an API function.

This is a large web site and All navigation uses CSS only, it implements colour change on each page within the navigation this acts as a visual effect to allow for a visual breadcrumb effect to allow the this type of user to know where about on the website they are. there is a similar system that is hidden for visually impaired people.
For accessibility compliance this website has a skip to main content and a return to navigation for people who use keyboard tabbing or a screen reader, it has been checked for visual impairments problems with Screen readers and all issues that were found have been addressed.

It has conformance seals from W3c Mark-Up validation, also from W3c CSS validation except where stated, and a compliance seal from WCAG and most pages have achieved 3As all other pages 2As and supplied by A Checker.