Blacks recognise the importance of providing a website that is accessible to all user groups, including the disabled.
- We have implemented the following accessibility features on this website to make it easier to use for people with disabilities.
- You may need to review the accessibility features in your browser.
- Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback regarding the accessibility of this site, or if you experience any difficulty using it.
Accessibility features on this website
The following features improve navigation for screen reader users, keyboard navigation and users of text-only browsers.
At the top of every page is a short menu that allows you to jump directly to the most important parts of the page, including main content and navigation.
Most content images used in this site include descriptive alt attributes. Purely decorative graphics include empty alt attributes.
If you wish to override the site's colours, you can import your own style sheet.
You may change the font size of this document to your preference through your browser:
- In Internet Explorer, select View, then Text Size, and then your preferred size.
- In Netscape select View, then Text Zoom, and then your preferred percentage size.
If you wish to override the site's font settings, you can import your own style sheet.
This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout.
You may import your own stylesheet into this website:
- In Internet Explorer select Tools, then Internet Options, and then Accessibility. Next click on any or all 3 checkboxes to ignore colours, font styles or font sizes. In the same window you can change your style sheet by clicking the checkbox that says, 'format document using my style sheet' then simply browse to your style sheet and click OK.
- In Netscape select Edit, then Preferences and then Appearance. You will be given the choice to specify your own colours and fonts.
A search facility is available throughout the site to help you find products.
Accessibility features in your browser
Choose: Help > Contents > Accessibility
W3 accessibility guidelines, which explains the reasons behind each guideline.
W3 accessibility techniques, which explains how to implement each guideline.
Windows-Eyes, a screen reader for Windows.
Lynx, a free text-only web browser for blind users with refreshable Braille displays.
Links, a free text-only web browser for visual users with low bandwidth.