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Site Help

The St. Joseph County, Michigan website has been designed to conform with the XHTML 1.0 Transitional and the CSS 2.1 standards as set by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and has been validated as such by the W3C. Even though we have taken care to make the site as accessible as possible there are still some configuration settings and additional programs that you may need to take full advantage of the website.

Display Settings

The St. Joseph County, Michigan website is best viewed at 1024 by 768 pixels resolution or higher with 96 DPI (Normal) settings.

Mobile Compatibility

The St. Joseph County, Michigan website has been designed using CSS that automatically responds to your device screen width and attemps to display the website content in the most appropriate way due to display size. Some of the tabular data on the website will expland past the normal widths of your mobile screen.

Web Browsers & Browser Settings

Due to the way different web browsers interpret the same html and CSS code differently, it is difficult to produce a webpage that will appear the same across all browsers and platforms. The St. Joseph County, Michigan website has been tested to work properly with Internet Explorer 6 and newer, Firefox 2 and newer, Opera 8 and newer and Chrome.

To properly view the St. Joseph County, Michigan website, users should have CSS and Javascript enabled within their web browsers.

While a majority of the website has been designed with fonts that will increase and decrease with user Font size and Zoom setting preferences within the user's web browser, the website is best viewed with Default or Normal sized font settings in your web browser. Setting the Font size or Zoom settings within your web browser to a custom setting may help you in viewing the website, however it may also result in unpredictable placement of items, images and text when a webpage on this and other websites are displayed.

For some features of the site to work properly, you may need to disable your pop-up blocker, or temporarily allow pop-ups from this website.

Additional Programs

Many downloadable files from the St. Joseph County, Michigan website, require a Portable Document Format (PDF) viewer. Adobe Reader is recommended.

Printing

Users with current versions of Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Opera should use the "Shrink to Fit" option within those browsers to ensure that the entire width of the content is printed.

Users with older browsers without a "Shrink to Fit" option (for example Internet Explorer 6) may need to decrease the default margins in their browsers to 0.5 inches or lower to ensure that the entire width of the content is printed.