This page regards the accessibility of the EPFL website, one of our priorities.
All pages on the EPFL website feature access keys that facilitate web browsing for the physically disabled, using auxiliary means such as screen reading software, Braille, screen enlargers, etc.
List of access keys
The following access keys are conveniently placed at the beginning of each page. They are not visible to the general public.
|C||Skip to content|
|N||Skip to main navigation|
|T||Back to the top of the page|
|0||Go the the accessibility page|
|1||Go to the Homepage of the site|
|2||Go to the News page (if any)|
|3||Go to the sitemap|
|4||Focus the search field|
|5||Go to the FAQ page (if any)|
|6||Go to the Help page (if any)|
|7||Complaints procedure and feedback (if any)|
|8||Terms and conditions (if any)|
|9||Contact the website team|
Access key reminders
Keyboard access keys vary depending on the user system and browser software being used:
Limitations of access keys
Access keys essentially provide accessibility through simple and easy-to-use access solutions. However, numerous obstacles encountered due to unfinished implementation considerably limit their scope. Only a handful of numerical keys have proven to be valid, and, as such, solely as a backup to other tired and tested accessibility measures.
Other forms of Web accessibility
Keyboard zoom-in and zoom-out access keys are also usable to assist the visually impaired.
- To zoom-in in Windows : use CTRL plus the + key
- To zoom-in in Mac : use Command (Apple key) plus the + key
- To zoom-in in Linux : use CTRL plus the + key
- To zoom-out in Windows : use CTRL plus the - key
- To zoom-out in Mac : use Command (Apple key) plus the - key
- To zoom-out in Linux : use CTRL plus the - key
Furthermore, the colors used to illustrate different Web pages respect different color-blind conditions, thus proposing suitably conforming Web pages.