“Tagged PDF” doesn’t seem like a life-changing term. But for some, it is. For people who are blind or have low vision and use assistive technology (such as screen readers and connected Braille displays) to access information, an untagged PDF means they are missing out on information contained in the document because assistive technology cannot “read” untagged PDFs. Digital accessibility has opened up so many avenues to information that were once closed to people with visual disabilities, but PDFs often… Continue Reading What is a tagged PDF?
If you are responsible for your organization’s website and online documents, you may find yourself answering questions such as “What is Accessibility?” and “What is PDF remediation?” and “What are tags?” Below is a brief overview of what PDF remediation involves. What does accessible mean? “Accessible” means “able to be reached or entered.” When referring to digital content, it means able to be used by a person using assistive technology, or by someone who has a disability. Accessible documents are… Continue Reading What is PDF Remediation?
PDF files can be the worst offenders Some of the worst offenders for website inaccessibility are PDF files. They are often completely inaccessible to people with disabilities who use assistive technology when accessing the internet. Sometimes the PDF shows nothing at all digitally, even if there is information visible on the page. But how do you approach making these PDFs ADA compliant? What if you have a backlog of hundreds or even thousands of files living on your website? You… Continue Reading A 7-Step plan to remediate PDFs on your website
When you’re building an engaging, informative, accessible website, PDF accessibility might not be your top priority, but it’s no less important than captioning videos and describing images with alt text. Even one inaccessible PDF is enough to render your website inaccessible. But how can you find the time to manually build tag trees and identify each non-text element of every PDF? The right tools can help you and your team speed up the process to achieve accessibility quickly, easily, and… Continue Reading 4 Ways to Make PDF Accessibility Faster
See our smart Table Detector in action in this live demonstration. Watch as it quickly tags tables, even complex tables, in a few clicks. Learn how to get the most from this fantastic feature that saves you hours of remediation. Check out this webinar to see this artificial intelligence-powered feature in action. Smart Table Detector Demonstration Tables are a great way to organize data. Table cells that are tagged for a screen reader to understand the columns and rows allow all… Continue Reading Equidox Webinar Wednesdays – Smart Table Detector
See our new smart List Detector in action in this live demonstration. Watch as it quickly tags lists, even nested lists, in a few clicks. Learn how to get the most from this fantastic feature that saves you hours of remediation. Get your questions answered about this new artificial intelligence-powered feature. Smart List Detector Demonstration Tagging list items properly in a document allows the reader to understand how the content relates and that it is a unit. This is done… Continue Reading Equidox Webinar Wednesdays – Smart List Detector
Learn more about tagging images with Equidox and adding alt text in this live demonstration. Bonus! Includes tips on best practices for creating alt text for images in PDF documents. Hosted by our own Dan Tuleta. Images and Alt Text Best Practices Images cannot be understood by screen-reading technology. Any image in a document or on a web page should be labeled with Alt Text (alternative text) to explain to the reader what is being portrayed. Transcript Equidox by… Continue Reading Equidox Webinar Wednesdays – Images and Alt Text
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
People with disabilities, many of whom use assistive technology (AT), are unable to access and use forms if they aren’t both fillable and usable with their screen readers and connected Braille displays. Accessible fillable PDF forms are usable by everyone help prevent digital accessibility litigation. What is a fillable PDF form? A fillable PDF form is an electronic PDF document that allows a person to enter and save or submit requested information digitally. Fillable forms consist of various types of… Continue Reading What Makes an Accessible Fillable PDF Form?
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