Accessibility / Help

    The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control's website has been developed in compliance with Section D of the California Government Code 11135. Code 11135 requires that all electronic and information technology developed or purchased by the State of California Government is accessible to people with disabilities. There are various types of physical disabilities that impact user interaction on the web. Vision loss, hearing loss, limited manual dexterity, and cognitive disabilities are examples, with each having different means by which to access electronic information effectively. Our goal is to provide a good web experience for all visitors

    Below you will find a list of some of the technology solutions we have integrated to make our websites easy to navigate, fast-loading and accessible. To further improve the ease of use and readability of this site, such as increasing the font size, please review the section below on how to customize your browser.

    Accessible Features


    Uses Alternative Text “ALT” and/or “TITLE” attributes. ALT/TITLE attributes provide a written description of the image, which is accessible to screen readers, and it is visible when the mouse is placed over the image. This is also useful for people who have images turned off on their browser, in which case a description will display where the image used to be.

    Keyboard Commands

    Navigate through our web pages without the use of a mouse.
    (Note: Some commands may not work with every Internet browser version.)

    If you want to...


                  Increase text size                 Ctrl + +
                  Decrease text size                 Ctrl - -
                  Move forward from link to link                 Tab
                  Move backward from link to link                 Shift + Tab
                  Move from box to box                 Tab
                  Go to top of page                 Ctrl + Home
                  Go to bottom of page                 Ctrl + End
                  Close window                 Ctrl + W
                  Go back a page                 Alt + Left Arrow
                  Go forward a page                 Alt + Right Arrow
                  Go to search box                 Alt + S

    More Keyboard Shortcuts

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    Difficulty Accessing Material

    If you have difficulty accessing any material on this site, please contact us in writing and we will work with you to make the information available. You can direct your request to our Customer Service.