About The Website

The Philippine Embassy in Oslo is committed to making the information and resources that it provides on its website accessible to all users. We aim to be international web standards compliant and was developed and is maintained using World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) guidelines.

The website of the Philippine Embassy in Oslo follows general principles of usability and universal design, which should help all visitors to this website. It is intended to meet level 2 (AA) of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG) released by W3C's Website Accessibility Initiative (WAI), and as far as possible to meet level 3 (AAA). The website also intends to meet Accessible Rich Internet Applications Guidelines 1.0 (WAI-ARIA). Through taking this approach we hope to make our site as inclusive as possible.

We aim to comply with the recommendations of the Philippine Web Accessibility Group. We also take the recommendations of the Norwegian Agency for Public Management and eGovernment (Difi) for public sector websites into consideration.

Browser Compatibility

The website of the Philippine Embassy in Oslo passed testing, and is best viewed with web standards-compliant browsers such as Google Chrome (tested with v.16.0.912.63), Mozilla Firefox (tested with v.9.0), Apple Safari (tested with v.5.1.2) and Opera (tested with v.10.10). Furthermore, it has also been tested with Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9.0.8112 displaying no problems. If you encounter problems viewing this website, you may want to upgrade your browser by downloading FOR FREE one of the following web standards-compliant browsers for your better internet experience.

Color Accessibility Testing

Color accessibilty testing have been done in the new design by premiere Drupal web development company, Noceda Media Lab.. The website of the Philippine Embassy in Oslo has passed the following color accessibility tests:

Protanopia test
Deuteranopia test
Tritanopia test
Cataract test
Contrast Accessibility Testing
The contrast ratio is: 7,2:1

Text passed at Level AA
Text passed at Level AAA

Large text passed at Level AA
Large text passed at Level AAA

SC 1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum): The visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1, except for the following: (Level AA) Large Print: Large-scale text and images of large-scale text have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1;

SC 1.4.6 Contrast (Enhanced): The visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 7:1, except for the following: (Level AAA) Large Print: Large-scale text and images of large-scale text have a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1

Note: 1. Text or images of text that are part of an inactive user interface component, that are pure decoration, that are incidental text in an image, or that are not visible to anyone, have no minimum contrast requirement. 2. Text that is part of a logo or brand name has no minimum contrast requirement.