Help / Accessibility Options

As part of East Devon District Council's commitment to accessibility, we have provided a number of options to customise the look and feel of this website.

Changing your default text size using your web browser

Internet Explorer Logo Microsoft Internet Explorer

Firefox Logo Mozilla Firefox

  • Open the View menu
  • Select Text Size
  • Select your preferred text size from the available options
  • Alternatively, hold down the Ctrl key and press + to increase the text size, or - to decrease the text size
  • Learn more about Mozilla Firefox

Apple Safari Logo Apple Safari

  • Open the View menu
  • Select Make Text Bigger to increase the text size, or Make Text Smaller to decrease the text size
  • Alternatively, hold down the Command key (Ctrl key on Windows) and press + to increase the text size, or - to decrease the next size
  • Learn more about Apple Safari

Google Chrome Google Chrome

  • Click the spanner icon on the browser toolbar.
  • Find the Zoom section in the menu and choose one of the following options:
  • Click + to make everything on the page larger. You can also use the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl and + (Windows, Linux and Chrome OS) and Command and + (Mac).
  • Click - to make everything smaller. You can also use the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl and - (Windows, Linux and Chrome OS) and Command and - (Mac).
  • Learn more about Google Chrome

Access Keys

East Devon District Council has implemented the UK Government Access Key system which is designed to make website navigation simpler.  The Access Key system allows users to navigate this website using keyboard shortcuts to quickly access important pages.

List of Access Keys:

  • S = Skip Navigation (Focuses window on the content area)
  • 1 = Homepage
  • 2 = Not used
  • 3 = Site Map
  • 4 = Search
  • 5 = Frequently Asked Questions
  • 6 = Help
  • 7 = Not used
  • 8 = Terms and Conditions
  • 9 = Contact Us / Feedback Form
  • 0 = Not used

Using Access Keys

Internet Explorer Logo Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • Hold down the Alt key and press the Access Key you wish to use
  • Press Enter to go to that page

Firefox Logo Mozilla Firefox

  • Hold down the Alt key and press the Access Key you wish to use

Apple Safari Logo Apple Safari

  • Hold down the Ctrl key and press the Access Key you wish to use

Google Chrome Google Chrome

  • Hold down the Alt key and press the Access Key you wish to use

Viewing PDF Documents

East Devon District Council uses the industry standard PDF format to deliver many of its electronic documents online.  If you do not already have it installed you will need to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software.  Download Adobe Acrobat Reader (free).

Get Adobe Acrobat Reader (Free)

We are committed to meeting your needs in the best way possible for you.  If you have difficulty with PDF documents, please contact our web team with the details of the documents you want to read and we'll do our best to get them to you in a format that's best for you.

Please use this link to contact the web team for documents in formats apart from PDF.

Further Information

East Devon District Council is committed to accessibility.  Please read about our accessibility policy.

Page last updated on 16 August 2013