Screenreaders and shortcuts

If you use a screen reader or any other software on your computer that reads websites aloud to you then ifs University College website should work with this. Pictures and other items on our pages should always have descriptions which your read-aloud software should find.

Windows Shortcuts

Below are some useful keyboard shortcuts, which should work with most web browsers on Windows:

Command Description Shortcut

URL Shortcut (.com)

Adds 'www.' and '.com' prefix and suffix to a URL

CTRL + ENTER

Full-screen mode

Toggle between full-screen and normal view modes of the browser window.

F11

Tab switching

Switch between browser tabs from left to right

CTRL + TAB

Bookmark current page

Adds the current page to the bookmarks/favourites list

CTRL + D

Manage bookmarks

Opens a window for editting/managing stored bookmarks/favourites

CTRL + B

Reload page from cache

Reloads the current page without redownloading it from the Internet

F5

Reload page from Internet

Reloads the current page from the Internet

CTRL+ F5

Browser Shortcuts

In addition to the above shortcuts, you can use also these access keys to move around ifs University College website by holding the ALT key and then pressing the required key in most Windows browsers. Mac or older browsers may require you to hold the CTRL key instead.

Learn more about access keys.

Command Description Access Key

Jump to content

Skip navigation and go straight to the page content

S

Homepage

Go to the homepage

1

Help

Go to the Help section

2

Contact Us

Go to the Contact Us page

3

Accessibility

Go to the Accessibility page

4

About Us

Go to the About Us page

5