Modern browsers such as Internet Explorer, FireFox, Safari, Google Chrome, Opera, and Netscape provide a setting option to adjust the text (font) size of the web pages you are viewing. Once your text size preference is set, it will be the default option for all websites you visit.
"View" Menu Options
In most browsers, there are text resizing options in the "View" menu.
There are simple mouse and keyboard commands that accomplish the same effect.
A 3-minute visual beginner's guide on how to resize text.
Includes a chart with example menu options and shortcuts for various browsers. http://www.w3.org/WAI/changedesign
These browser settings work when browsers and Web sites meet WAI guidelines and are designed for accessibility, flexibility, and user control. However, some browsers do not provide as much user control, and some Web sites are designed to defeat browser settings. Text resizing does not work well in browsers and Web sites that do not meet accessibility guidelines.