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Web browsing and accessibility help

The new São Luiz Theater Site was designed with full awareness that there are users with different needs and preferences. However, in order for the end result to reach the greatest number of users, the Site was thoroughly researched for accessibility and usability by comAcesso, technical implementations to improve accessibility by VA Studio and the dedication of the management team of contents of Teatro São Luiz. And for navigation on the Site is easier for users only keyboard or support products, in the next paragraphs you will find information about the structure of the website and help with navigation.


Site Structure

At the beginning of each page you find a Link to jump to the main content, which is visible by pressing the Tab key, – the theater logo with link to the home page and the main menu items. Some of these items contain submenu. On devices with smaller screen the main menu is collapsed. The main content of the page is divided into different sections, which can be accessed with the shortcut keys for header available by the screen readers. Screen reader users have access to all events in each section, even if they are not shown on the screen. Keyboard-only users can access the other Slides using the arrow buttons beside each section. In the footer of the pages you will find a Back to top link, theater contacts, social networks, the field to subscribe to the newsletter, a secondary menu and institutional information.


Default shortcut keys

The keys described below are standard and common to most browsers.

Control + + (plus sign): Zoom in;
Control + – (minus sign): Decreases Zoom;
Control + 0 (zero): resets the original Zoom;


Shortcut keys for keyboard-only users

The following shortcut keys can be turned on so that keyboard-only users can directly access the category selection boxes on the Schedule and Seasons pages. As well as the footer. Enable shortcut keys

? : Open the accessibility menu;
c: Focus the category selection box or the first page selection box;
r: Focus on social networks;
f: Navigate to the footer.


Inconsistency of browsers or support products

Despite programmers’ effort to ensure accessibility and standardization of website navigation across different devices and browsers and with different support products, the behavior and type of return of the screen readers depends on the combination of browser and support product. Despite these variations, the website is accessible on the desktop, with browsers with or without JavaScript support and with NVDA and Jaws screen readers, as well as Android and Ios devices with Talkback and Voiceover screen readers. It can also be consulted with Braille lines that have integrated Web browser.