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Accessibility Statement

In its aim to deliver better service and reach out to all sectors of society, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is taking all effort to make its Official Web Site accessible for all users; especially those people with disabilities.

For questions, suggestions and/or comments about the accessibility of this site, feel free to email the webmaster at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Access Keys

An access key is an assigned keyboard shortcut used with hot keys in web sites. In the DOST web site, you may use these for easier navigation. For example, if you are a Windows© Internet Explorer© user, you may press ALTernate key + 1 + Enter key to go to the home page. The access keys may also be used with other Web browsers and computer platforms.

Hot Keys

Keys Function
0 Accessibility Statement (This Page)
1 Home Page
R  Skip to Main Content
5  Frequently Asked Questions 
C  
K  
M  
S  

 You may also use the TAB key to jump from link to link and press the ENTER key to activate them.

To use the hot/access keys,

For WINDOWS platform:
Browser

Combination keys

Internet Explorer

ALT + SHIFT + [access key] + ENTER

Google Chrome / Netscape / Gecko / Safari

ALT + [access key]

Mozilla Firefox

ALT + SHIFT + [access key]

Opera SHIFT + ESC + <release> + [access key]

 

For MACINTOSH platform:  
Browser

Combination keys

Internet Explorer

CTRL + [access key] + RETURN

Google Chrome / Netscape / Gecko / Safari

CTRL + [access key]

Mozilla Firefox

CTRL + [access key]

Opera SHIFT + ESC + <release> + [access key]

 

For LINUX platform:
Browser

Combination keys

Google Chrome / Netscape / Gecko / Safari

ALT + [access key]

Mozilla Firefox

ALT + [access key]

Opera SHIFT + ESC + <release> + [access key]

 Reserved Keys

Keys Functions
F File
E Edit
V View
G

Go (for Mozilla/Firefox only)

B

Bookmark (for Mozilla, Firefox and Opera)

A

Favorites (for Internet Explorer only)

T

Tools

H Help

 

General Web Site Layout

The website follows a 6-row format all throughout its web pages.

The 1st row contains the following menus:

  • Home
  • Transparency
  • Programs & Projects
  • Accessibility
  • Agency Links
  • Contact Us
  • Search Bar

The 2nd row contains an image of the agency's logo.

The 3rd row shows an image slider showing activities of the DOST-RO when in the homepage.

The 4th row contains the following menus:

  • Director's Corner
  • DOST Technologies
  • SETUP Projects Online
  • Publications
  • Download
  • DOST mail
  • Archives

The 5th row is the website's breadcrumbs.

The 6th row is divided into three columns, with the following content:

The 1st column contains the /*____________*/
The 2nd column is the main content container. It will show content depending on the links clicked.
The 3rd column contains the /*____________*/

The 7th row is the agency footer divided into 4 columns, with the following content:

  • Official Gazette
  • Open Data Portal
  • Office of the President
  • Office of the Vice President
  • Senate of the Philippines
  • House of Representatives
  • Supreme Court
  • Court of Appeals
  • Sandiganbayan

Related Resources

Philippine Web Accessibility Group (PWAG), a non-stock, non-profit association of web designers and advocates of web accessibility. Its mission is to "teach and promote web accessibility in the Philippines as a method of making information accessible to all".

 

 

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