Here is the Web Accessibility Compliance Report of the Official Website of Batangas Provincial Government which was submitted to the National Council on Disability Affairs A) and Department of Science and Technology – Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO) last July 8, 2013.
|WEB DESIGN ACCESSIBILITY RECOMMENDATION CHECKPOINTS||OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF BATANGAS PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT (www.batangas.gov.ph)|
|MATURITY STAGE 1|
|MS 1-1 Provide an Access Instruction page for visitors explaining the accessibility features of the web site. Put an e-mail hyperlink for visitors to communicate web page accessibility problems.||Complied
|MS 1-2 Avoid using words such as “This” or “Click Here” in creating links. Use descriptive hyperlinks to support text browsers.||Complied – used Continue Reading link which appeared on screen while the entire page title is hidden|
|MS 1-3 Attach ALT(alternative) text to graphic images so that assistive computer technology such as screen readers can reach the content.||Complied on Home Page only – unable to check the entire website|
|MS 1-4 Provide a “D” hyperlink to a page providing descriptive text of photographs that contribute meaningful content to the page.||Not used|
|MS 1-5 Provide text transcriptions or descriptions for all audio and video clips.||Site has no uploaded audio and video clips.|
|MS 1-6 Provide alternative mechanisms for online forms such as e-mail or voice/TTY phone numbers since forms are not supported by all browsers.||Complied
– Contact information appeared on a per department arrangement
– Contact page appears on About Us page
|MS 1-7 Avoid access barriers like: PDF files with no equivalent HTML or ASCII files, non-linear page formats,
frame formats and content that requires user to download software to access it.
|Has 3 PDF files
– no equivalent HTML or ASCII files
– unable to check all pdf files
– random check of one file (Provincial Health Office Accomplishment Report) shows image slides
|MATURITY STAGE 2|
|MS 2-1 For ALT texts:
MS 2-1-1 Decorative images must contain null ALT text or ALT=””.
MS 2-1-2 Anchor elements within the Image Maps must contain ALT texts.
MS 2-1-3 ALT texts that have more than 80 characters long must instead be changed to “D” hyperlink.
|Complied on Home Page only
– unable to check the entire website
|MS 2-2 Provide a Site Map with a link appearing on every page.||No Site Map|
|MS 2-3 All pages must provide a link back to the home page.||Uses Home Icon as a link|
|MS 2-4 Use Access keys in creating shortcuts to important links and form controls.||Complied
– Sitemap accesskey does not work because there is no Site Map page
|MS 2-5 Provide a “Skip to Content” link for every page.||Complied|
|MS 2-6 Make the language that you use in your web site easy to understand.||Online check (juicystudio.com) reveals content can be understood by a 13 year old student.|
|MS 2-7 Do not use blinking, rolling or scrolling markup tags on your web pages.||Complied
– blinking image on heading was removed
|MS 2-8 Provide a LABEL text and ALT text on the input elements of your forms.||Complied
– Search box has label
|MS 2-9 Avoid using the FONT SIZE markup in your web pages or change the size to relative units.||Complied|
|MS 2-10 Provide a Search form within your site.||Complied|
|MS 2-11 Layout must be navigable even if the page
style is turned off.
|MS 2-12 Website content must appear clearly even when colors are turned off.||Complied|
|MS 2-13 Provide descriptive titles for every
|MS 2-14 Page style must be consistent all
throughout the website.
|MS 2-15 Provide enough contrast between
foreground and background color combinations.
|Online check (accesskeys.org) reveal
“Both color difference and color brightness do not meet the
recommended standard for 17.99% of the total text.”
|COMPLIANCE RESULTS FOR MATURITY STAGE 1 (7 checkpoints)|
Compliance with comments:
Did not comply:
4 out of 7
|COMPLIANCE RESULTS FOR MATURITY STAGE 2 (15 checkpoints)|
Compliance with comments:
Did not comply:
12 out of 15
|OVERALL COMPLIANCE||16 / 22 or 72 % compliance|