Manchester City Council goes live with highly accessible website

October 2007
IM@T.Online;Oct2007, p1
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The article features the new accessible Web 2.0 Web site launched by the Manchester City Council in England. The new site could allegedly enhance the Council's public services to the community. It contains features such as advanced Google Maps, social book-marking of content, dynamic A-Z services, and a simplified navigation structure. Further, as described by Council Senior Project Manager Annette Hartley, the new Web site enables them to meet compliance issues, national standards and the latest accessibility requirements. Due to these advantages, it is found through a study that the new Web site is indeed highly accessible specially for those people with motor control difficulties and hearing impairments.


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