1. Accessibility & Legislation
  2. Common Issues
  3. Testing & Tools
  4. Analysing Your Site

2.07 Common issues: Text-size

Text-size is a user option, not a designers privilege

Design web pages so that the content text will scale-up in size. Try increasing the size on this page to see what happens:

This is achieved by stating all font-sizes in either em's or %'s. For example the body text on this site is set to 76%.


NGfL guideline:

Ensure content text sizing is a user defined option. [NGfL warning]


Who does this affect?


Further information:


Common issues