Healthily is committed to making sure our website can be used by as many people as possible.
We do so by following the principles of the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, where possible. In addition, our designs have been tested for accessibility using the Stark plug-in with an overall rating of AAA compliance on all text.
We aim to deliver the information on our website in a way that allows users to:
Text and images (including colour and contrast) have been optimised for people with visual impairments, such as colour blindness. That's why we place all text on solid colour backgrounds with maximum contrast.
Our website is compatible with assistive technologies that allow users with limited vision to consume our written content. These technologies include screen readers, video and screen magnifiers, and braille displays.
You can use the following Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) guides to learn more about setting up and using assistive technologies.
Headings and labels that describe the topic or purpose of a given piece of information.
Section headings that clearly describe the topic or purpose of sections of text.
Content tables for long-form articles.
Page titles that describe the topic and purpose of each page.
A website layout that allows the user to clearly see the part of the screen that they can control (by typing).
When content must be read in a specific order to make sense, users are given the information in that order.
Clearly described links to other pages in our website or other websites.
Multiple ways for users to find a web page within a set of web pages. For example, they can use our main navigation menu, secondary navigation and sitemap.
Providing information about the user's location within a set of web pages.
We produce content for a global audience with a lay understanding of health information and a reading age of 7 to 11 years (lower secondary education level).
Other ways we make our information easy to understand include:
We also have a frequently asked questions (FAQs) section that provides answers to common questions users of our website may have.