Skip to main content
Set website colours to normal. Set website colours to blue. Set website colours to high contrast. Discover our website and accessibility.

FT Website Accreditation Accreditation

Digital Accessibility Centre Certificate of Accreditation

Accreditation Certificate Number:

FT Website /01


Financial Times


Certificate issue date:

Certificate expiry date:

Certificate status:


Desktop and Mobile


To achieve certification each undergoes a manual technical compliance review against WCAG 2.1 to level AA.

The underwent both a technical compliance audit and robust end to end testing by users with a wide range of disabilities including blind, low vision, dyslexia, colour blindness, mobility impairments, learning difficulties, Deaf, Asperger and anxiety and panic disorder.

All testing is carried out in line with relevant platform specific guidelines, and where applicable, conforms with The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. Testing also conforms to Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

List of issues

  • includes third party content that did not form part of the accessibility testing


Scope of Testing

Journey 1
  • Homepage:
  • Article Barrier:
  • Manage Cookies:
  • Sign in:
  • MyFT:
Journey 2
  • Subscriptions :
  • Live Blog:
  • Streaming:
Journey 3
  • Newspaper:
  • Newspaper UK:
  • World Section:
  • UK Section:
  • Companies:
  • Technology:
  • Markets:
Journey 4
  • Climate Capital:
  • Opinion:
  • Work and Career:
  • Life arts:
  • How to spend it:
  • Alphaville:
  • Moral Money:
  • Columnists:
  • Letters:
  • Author Pages:
Journey 5
  • Construction:
  • FT Special reports:
  • FT Series:
  • Graphics:
  • Fast FT:
  • Interactive:
  • Coronavirus:
  • Normal Articles:
  • Articles with toppers:
  • Package Landing Page:
  • Package Intro Page:
  • Package Article page:
Journey 6
  • Live Blogs:
  • Free to read:
  • Climate change quiz:
  • My FT:
  • My FT topic view:
  • My FT Timeline View:
  • My FT Manage Topics:
  • My FT Saved Articles:
  • My FT Explore:
  • Newsletter:
  • Contact Preferences:
  • Instant Alerts:


This certificate was issued on the and represents the state of the pages audited on this date. Any further changes after the accreditation date are not covered by this certificate.

Additionally, any pages/areas of the website not listed the above scope of testing are also not covered by this certificate as we cannot guarantee their accessibility state.

We audit against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines V2.1 level A and level AA to test how accessible the website is, using theWebsite Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM) to evaluate conformance.