Accessibility of the Division of History’s website

This website is run by the Division of History and the National Graduate School in History, at the Department of History. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website, and this text describes how and complies with the accessibility regulations, any known accessibility issues, and how you can report problems so that we can fix them.

How accessible is the Division of History’s website?

We are aware that some parts of this website are not fully accessible. Most of the non-accessible content is due to the content management software and not in the hands of the division. See the section below for more information.

Tecnical information

This website is currently being tested for the Swedish accessibility regulations, against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1. The non-compliances are listed below.

  • Title attribute of some link element repeats the text that exists in the link, 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) (Level A).
  • Some images has null or empty alternative texts. All images classified as decorative must be affixed via CSS and not via HTML, 1.1.1 (A).
  • No link is available to bypass blocks of content that are repeated on multiple Web pages, 2.4.1 (A).
  • Some elements does not use CSS to control the visual presentation of text, Notions about the Success criteria 1.3.1 (A).
  • Labels or instructions are not always provided when content requires user input, 3.3.2.
  • In some cases the hierarchical sequence of header levels is violated. The web pages should be marked with a hierarchical structure of headers and subheadings, 2.4.1.
  • Thera are PDF:s on the website that are not accessible.
  • Videos published before 23 September 2020 do not have subtitles.

 We are working to improve these issues during 2020-2021.

How we test this website

We perform a self-assessment (internal testing) of the website using WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool and AccessMonitor for this test.

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website?

If you need content from this website that is not accessible for you, but is within the scope of the accessibility regulations as described in Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1, please write an email to sofia.hermanssonhist.luse

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you find that we are not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, please write an email to sofia.hermanssonhist.luse to inform us about the problem, so that we can try to fix it.

Enforcement procedure

The Agency for Digital Government is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Agency for Digital Government to lodge a complaint.

If you would like to navigate the website using the tab key, we suggest you use the Chrome browser for this.

The statement was published on 30 September 2020.

The statement was last updated on 19 October 2023.

Page Manager: sofia.hermanssonhist.luse | 2023-10-19