The Fortune Oil PLC's website accommodates visually impaired users.
For each page which contains images, a text-only alternative page
can be accessed by clicking on the printer-friendly icon at the
top of the page. Additionally, images utilize the ALT attribute
with IMG tags in order to provide a descriptive phrase which will
appear as alternatives to images in text-only browsers (i.e. Lynx).
Individuals may also want to adjust their browser preferences or
options. For instance:
Web browser software contains an area where the user, can set preferences.
For instance, in "Netscape Navigator" the user can select
the font, set the size of text, the background colour, the colour
to be displayed by hyperlinks.
Web browsers can be set so that they will not load images. This
benefits individuals who use screen-reading software with a voice
Macintosh users with the Apple System 7.5 text-to speech software
installed, can have text to "spoken" by cutting and pasting
text from a website to Simple Text and choosing Command-H.
Windows users can choose pw WebSpeak as their browser. This is a
"talking" browser designed for efficient WWW access by
people with visual impairments, dyslexia, and learning disabilities.
Text-only browsers, such as Lynx (DOS), can be downloaded
and used in conjunction with screenreading software