Information on the www.mfa.gov.mt web site conforms to guidelines designed to help easy navigation.
All pages are set up to allow access by versions of any browser ranging from IE5 and further as well as IE based browsers. Netscape browsers are currently still being tested.
The following information will help you understand what standards we have applied to the site and how to deal with certain file types.
Warning! Please note that some pages of the web site exceed 100k.
Each of the www.mfa.gov.mt pages has an accessibility menu down the left hand side of the screen.
Just by clicking onto the checkbox the pull down menu will be turned off, thus making it easier to be navigated by visual impaired people.
The text links include a description box informing the user where the link will go. This can be viewed by placing the pointer over the line of text.
Acrobat Reader (PDF Documents)
Most documents found on this site are .pdf files, and can be opened only if you have installed a pdf viewer software.
The www.mfa.gov.mt web site has been designed with all users in mind.
The standard outline guide for the site was for an SVGA resolution monitor (1024 X 768) using 256 colours. The site is quite useable with specifications lower than this.
The www.mfa.gov.mt web site has been fully tested on Internet Explorer browser and on the majority of existing computer operating systems.
www.mfa.gov.mt uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to format the textual information within each page. Only browsers from version 4 upwards fully understand CSS formatting.
Any page can be printed from the web by the user selecting file, print from the menu option within Microsoft IE or Netscape.
To bookmark a particular page the user selects Favorites, Add to Favorites from the menu option within Microsoft IE or Bookmarks, Add Bookmarks in Netscape.
To complete a search the user has to enter a word or collection of words into the text search box. Pressing the return key or clicking on the search button will present the user with a listing of documents which correspond to the search details. These results will be rated, the most complete matches will be listed first, decreasing in relevance as the user goes further down the list.
www.mfa.gov.mt supplies a feedback form to give users an opportunity to voice their comments on the service.
Once the form has been completed the user must click on the submit button at the bottom of the page. This will forward the information to the www.mfa.gov.mt service.
We cannot reply to every query but each one will be read and acted upon where necessary.
Any page displayed on your browser can be saved to your local drive. Select File, Save as from the menu option within Microsoft IE and Netscape.