Only the numbers 0 to 9 are to greater or lesser extent practical for using AccessKeys to make websites as browser-independent as possible and also to face the problem of different languages.
So we established the most important pages of the Value Strategy Group - Website, a valid XHTML transitional Website.
The reservation of shortcuts look as follows:
- [ALT + 0] Go straight to Start-Page
- [ALT + 1] Go straight to Access Keys Help
- [ALT + 2] Next page (if available, equal to the Browser-Forward-Button)
- [ALT + 3] Previous page (if available, equal to the Browser-Back-Button)
- [ALT + 4] Go straight to our Newsletters page
- [ALT + 5] Go straight to our legal descripion page (Imprint)
For search and orientation:
- [ALT + 6] Go straight to site map / Table of contents
- [ALT + 7] Go straight to extended Search-Page
- [ALT + 8] Go straight to a list with Links to our Strategic Partners
To contact us:
- [ALT + 9] Go straight to our Contact-Form
- Using this Access-Keys you ought to use only one Browser-Tab or open www.valuestrategygroup.com in the first Browser-Tab.
- Pressing the designated key-combination [ALT + 0...9] will activate the associated link in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox 2.x, Netscape Navigator, Flock, Apple Safari, Lunascape and Sleipnir.
- In Opera-Browser you will need to switch into access-key-mode first:
Press [SHIFT + ESC] to enter access-key-mode, and a list of the available access keys will be displayed. You can then press the appropriate access-key [0...9] (only the number, without "Alt") to activate the link.
For example, if you want to go to the frontpage, the access-key-combination for other Browsers is [Alt + 0].
In Opera you could activate the Homepage by pressing [SHIFT + ESC] then .
- In Swift-Browser you have to press Ctrl (insteed of Alt) and the respective key [CTRL + 0...9].
- In XeroBank-Browser (a anonymous web browser) you have to press Alt and Shift and the respective key [ALT + SHIFT + 0...9].
- Some Linux-Browsers (Firefox 3.x, Swiftweasel, Epiphany, Galeon) needs to press Alt and Shift and the respective key [ALT + SHIFT + 0...9].
- Mac users will need to press Ctrl (insteed of Alt) and the respective key [CTRL + 0...9].
The needs that Web accessibility aims to address include:
Visual: Visual impairments including blindness, various common types of low vision and poor eyesight, various types of color blindness;
Motor/Mobility: e.g. difficulty or inability to use the hands, including tremors, muscle slowness, loss of fine muscle control, etc., due to conditions such as Parkinson's Disease, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, stroke;
Auditory: Deafness or hearing impairments, including individuals who are hard of hearing;
Seizures: Photoepileptic seizures caused by visual strobe or flashing effects.
Cognitive/Intellectual: Developmental disabilities, learning disabilities (dyslexia, dyscalculia, etc.), and cognitive disabilities of various origins, affecting memory, attention, developmental "maturity," problem-solving and logic skills, etc