Measures to support accessibility
European Urban Initiative takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Portico:
- Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Portico is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.
Additional accessibility considerations
When designing our website we have apply the main accessibility criterias and good practices such as:
Helping the navigation by keyboard by reflecting on the tab order and quick links
Trying to use simple words and short sentences
Using good contrasts with colors and texts
Add legend to tables and meaningful pictures
The next steps
An audit is planned with an accessibility expert to obtain a full report which will help us improve the website's accessibility as it is developed as much as possible with the goal to reach 75% of RGAA niv 2 compliance.
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Portico. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Portico:
Visitor Address: Les Arcuriales, 45D rue de Tournai, 7th floor
Postal Address: 59000 Lille - France
Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology
Portico is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:
Portico is not compatible with:
- Internet explorer web brothers older than Edge have not been tested since they are not supported any more.
Accessibility of Portico relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:
These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.
European Urban Initiative assessed the accessibility of Portico by the following approaches:
- Self-evaluation for now, with an audit expert later in 2024
This statement was created on 28 September 2023 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.