The DSWD Web Development Team strives to make its Official Web Site accessible for all users, including people with disabilities. If you have any questions or comments about the accessibility of this site, feel free to email the webmaster.

Access Keys

Common keyboard shortcuts are applied here. However, here are the Accesskey assignments to help us navigate the site. Use the combined ALT + Accesskey + ENTER keys.


Alternate key + 0     Accessibility Statement (this page)
Alternate key + 1     Goes back to Home Page
Alternate key + 2     Skip to main content
Alternate key + 3     Sitemap
Alternate key + 4     User’s Login
Alternate key + S     Search/Advanced Search

General Web Site Layout

The web pages are consistent with its design and column positions all throughout the web site. It uses the 2-column format. The design specifications are:

1. The top most bar has the Skip to,  Site Map, Login/Logout links for easier access.
2. The left column shows many links to different web sites.
3. The center column is composed of the following:

a. The DSWD logo and slogan.
b. The header bar covers all the important links.
c. The Main Content has the following:

1. Bread crumbs or composed of link pages where the viewer is currently located
2. Anchor links appear on some pages. Clicking it would go directly to the title.
3. Content Area
4. Bottom Links

4. The right column also shows search button, calendar of events, hits counter and a photo gallery.

5. Navigation link and Copyright  at the bottom

Other Instructions and Features

1. Simply press enter on the “Skip to Content Link” to go directly to the Main Content.
2. All images have ALTERNATE text attributes. Decorative graphics appear on the CSS files.
3. The web site can be resized to any screen and font size.