What is accessibility?
Accessibility is the capacity for something to be used or known without a user's limitations representing a barrier to the use or knowledge thereof.
The origins of these limitations may be physical, technological or structural.
A tool is therefore accessible when the user does not require, either on a permanent or occasional basis, a specific level of intelligence, hearing, sight, and mobility or memory capacity.
Accessibility on the website
Caixabank Electronic Money, EDE, S.L. strives to make its portal and its online services accessible, regardless of the type of hardware, software, network infrastructure, language, culture, geographical location and skills of users.
The aim is to avail of accessibility certification for all the content of the portal and for its online services. To do this, MoneyToPay has followed the recommendations set out by the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).
W3C as a guide to web accessibility
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international consortium that produces standards for the World Wide Web.
AA level web accessibility web content guidelines (WCAG 1.0) have now been applied to its corporate portals. The intention, however, is to have this accessibility certification for all areas possible.
In order to meet the requisites established by the WAI, web standards have been established in the construction of its pages using HTML code for content and CSS code for appearance.
For example, the following have been introduced:
- New window warnings
- Change of format warnings
- Enlargeable letter size
- Alternative texts in images
- Adaptation of spoken browsers
- Use of style sheets to control page makeup and presentation
- Use of heading elements to convey the page's logical structure
- Metadata for adding semantic information