Learn how to quickly set headings and reading order using Equidox PDF Remediation Software in this live demonstration. Learn the shortcuts and quick fixes for these features. Bonus: Best practices on heading structure and how to determine reading order within a document. Hosted as usual by our own Dan Tuleta. Headings and Reading Order Best Practices Headings are vital to navigation within a document. Reading order must be checked on any document. What you see isn’t necessarily what assistive technology perceives. … Continue Reading Equidox Webinar Wednesdays – Headings and Reading Order
A quick Google search for fully automated accessibility tools, those which remediate PDFs without human intervention, yields surprisingly few results. You might find some automated accessibility checkers or website accessibility plug-ins, but not much for PDFs. Why? Surely in this day and age there must be a plug-in that can tag PDFs in an instant without the need for human intervention, just like there are for websites. Unfortunately, there are two problems with that. First, fully automated website accessibility plug-ins… Continue Reading Batch Processing: Automated Accessibility Done Right
Equidox PDF remediation software overview. See how Equidox can save up to 90% of your time remediating documents. Watch how our Smart Detection Tools reduce complex elements to a few clicks. Equidox Software Overview Demonstration This webinar is an overview of the Equidox software. We will review the features of the software and how quickly it can remediate PDFs. We will highlight the Smart Zone Detector and the Smart Table and List Detectors. Transcript: Equidox by Onix Reach everyone. Thank… Continue Reading Equidox Webinar Wednesdays – Software Overview
Online shopping has grown at an astounding rate during the COVID pandemic. ECommerce is up 44% from 2019, accounting for as much as 20% of all sales in 2020. But 2020 wreaked havoc on the retail sector when COVID hit in early spring, so every sale this holiday season will be vital to making up lost revenue. That means reaching every customer. One way to do that is to make sure your eCommerce platform is accessible to every shopper, including… Continue Reading The Key to Holiday Success- eCommerce Accessibility
Online Accessibility Act On October 2, 2020, Congressmen Lou Correa (D-CA) and Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced a bill called the Online Accessibility Act. This legislation provides direction on website accessibility. It proposes the development of regulations, along with a new procedure for handling complaints about non-compliance. It aims to reduce the number of accessibility lawsuits that have been rising annually. While fewer lawsuits and clear regulations sound appealing, this legislation is not all good news for people with disabilities. How… Continue Reading Online Accessibility Act – Yea or Nay?
An accessible PDF is one that all users can open and read, even those using assistive technology such as screen readers or connected Braille displays. As organizations are learning more and more about how to ensure their online content is compliant with digital accessibility legislation and reaches everyone, tagging PDF documents also needs to be addressed. PDFs are often not accessible PDFs are one of the most flexible and secure document types. Many organizations use these documents both internally and… Continue Reading How to tag PDFs for assistive technology
Essential parts of a compliant PDF document Digital accessibility is the concept of making sure every person can access and use information provided in digital formats. A digitally accessible PDF document has content that can be read by any person, no matter how they are accessing the document. Many people use assistive technology such as screen readers and connected Braille displays to access PDFs and other digital information. Many of these people do not use a mouse. Instead, they rely… Continue Reading What is an accessible PDF?
Using accessibility overlays to make your website accessible to everyone might sound like a great idea. Installing an overlay plugin and trusting it to do the complex and nuanced work of correctly structuring tag trees on your website is tempting if you just don’t have the time, manpower, or HTML knowledge to make and keep your digital resources accessible. But downloading and inserting a quick, generic line of code into your website that promises to take away all your accessibility… Continue Reading Accessibility Overlays: Automation That’s Too Good to be True
What does accessibility mean? Accessibility is making things universally usable for every person. This can mean your physical space, and it can mean your digital space. Physical accessibility includes things like ramps and elevators and the size and spacing of your doorways, hallways, and offices. Making your physical space usable for every person, regardless of their mobility, makes your space inclusive and accessible. Making your digital content usable for every person, regardless of their abilities or disabilities, means it is… Continue Reading What is PDF Accessibility?
The start of Q4 means one thing for retailers- the holiday shopping season. You’ve probably been working on catalogs, floor plans, displays, promotions, and other marketing materials for months. After COVID tanked much of the retail industry in Q2, it’s especially important that this holiday season regain sales momentum. The way to do that is by reaching every potential customer with a strong online presence that every shopper can benefit from. Achieving retail ADA compliance by making all of your… Continue Reading Retail ADA Compliance: Increasing Sales with Accessibility