How to use this website


How to use this website

This web page will give you guidance about how best to use the this website.


General internet usage guidance is available on the BBC website. This is a guide to becoming a confident Internet user.


At the top left and right of every page you will find the menu items which are of particular importance to the site as a whole.

At the top centre there is a "you are here" trail, so you can see the path you have followed to reach your destination and use it to revisit previous pages, rather than using your back button.

On the left hand side additional navigation will appear as you work through the site.


At the top of each page is a search box to help you find the information you are looking for on the website. Enter one or more keywords and click on the 'Search' button to bring up a list of pages which are related to the word or words you have searched for.

Site map

The site map shows a list of all the articles in the site, in a tree-like structure. Clicking on any of the articles links the user directly to the particular article.

Related information

At the bottom of certain pages there may be links to other relevant useful information.


The majority of downloadable files on the Rother website are PDF files. To view a PDF file you will need Adobe Reader which can be downloaded for free from the Adobe website.

Browser compatibility

The Rother website is fully compatible with the following browser versions:

  • Chrome

  • Firefox

  • Safari

  • Internet Explorer 8 and higher

  • Opera

We have worked hard to achieve a high level of cross browser compatibility and on the majority of other browsers and versions, our content should be legible and online forms will also be functional.

If you experience any problems, you may wish to update your browser to the latest version via the appropriate suppliers website.

Website login

You can currently subscribe to website content and be emailed when it has been updated

You can also edit your profile, manage your subscriptions, change your password or logout.


We sincerely hope you find the Rother website easy to use but if you have any suggestions for improvements or experience any problems please provide us with feedback using the feedback form.

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