Conformity to standards and accessibility of this web

Accessibility Policy

The Autonomous government of Galicia tries that the presentation of all the contents and essential functionalities of the web, is independent from the physical devices and web browsers used for such an end, and accessible for browsers adapted to persons with disabilities or sensory, motor or cognitive limitations.

The accessibility policy applied by the Autonomous government of Galicia is aligned by the requirements of the Royal Decree 1494/2007, of November 12th, which approves the Regulation on the basic conditions for the access of disabled people to the technologies, products and services, related to the information society and media of social communication.


The scope of this conformity declaration of accessibility includes all pages of the web portal of the Xunta de Galicia: which keep the same header and footer as the home page of the portal.

Fulfilment of standards

  • The pages of this website fulfil all the requirements of Priority 1 and Priority 2 according to the norm  Norma UNE 139803:2012.
  • Fulfilment of norms WCAG 1.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) of the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium), at its intermediate level (AA).
  • The presentation is based on the recommendation of the W3C on the Sheets of Style on Waterfall Level 2 Review 1 (CSS 2.1).
  • Language of marked XHTML has been used in its Transitional 1.0 specification.

It is recommended the use of the most recent versions of browsers such as: Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Konqueror, Internet Explorer, Safari, etc.

Date of last review

The last review about the accessibility level of this portal has been carried out with date 31/01/2011.


Use of the characteristics of accessibility

The access to the characteristics of accessibility changes among the most used browsers. In this section, the concrete methods to get the best of the facilities they provide are described.

Shortcut keys

The access to the links which have a specific shortcut key, is carried out by pressing different key sequences according to the browser:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer: Press the key sequence Altshortcut key and then return Enter.

  • Netscape y Firefox: Press, at the same time, the keys Shift (the one used to write capital letters one by one) and Alt, and the shortcut key.

  • Opera 7 and superior: Press at the same time the keys Shift (the one used to write capital letters one by one) and Esc, release them and finally press only the shortcut key.

  • En In Macintosh the Alt key is replaced by the Ctrl key. Ctrl.

  • At this portal, the available shortcut keys are:

    0 - Home page 1 - Sitemap 2 - Accessibility 3 - Contact us

    If there exist tabs, the keys are:

    A - First B - Second C - Third And so on.

    Size of texts

    The web pages of the Autonomous government of Galicia specify the size of the texts relatively, that is, they allow browsers to increase or diminish the size of the texts according to the preferences of the user, and without creating problems of visualization .

    You can control the size of the texts in your browser in the following way:

    • Microsoft Internet Explorer: Through the menu ”View” > ”Text size”.

  • Netscape y Firefox: Through the menu”View” > ”Text size” or by using the keys’ sequence Ctrl "+" o Ctrl "-", according to our interest in increasing or diminishing the text size respectively. By pressing Ctrl= normal size text is restored.

  • Opera 7 y superior:Through the menu”View > Escala” or by using the keys , - y * according to our interest in increasing, diminishing or restoring the text size.

  • Navigation

    To facilitate the navigation and identification of the portal, all the pages of the web portal keep common components, as the header and the footer of the page.

    The header mainly contains:

    A space for utilities:

    • Home page
    • Institutional Channel
    • Professional Channel
    • Search
    • Sitemap
    • Idiomatic versions of the Portal (Galician, Spanish and English)

    A main menu with...

    • About Galicia
    • Destinations
    • Experiences
    • Plans

    The footer mainly contains:

    Links to the main page, to the “Privacy Policy”, "Contact", "Accessibility" and Home page.

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