ESD 113 is committed to inclusion.

Coming to You Live!

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Most of you probably know that if you post a video online you must provide closed captions for the audio track [WCAG 1.2.2 Captions (Prerecorded) – Level A]. But as we scramble to provide access...

Use Color With Confidence

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Careful use of color is important for accessibility. There are two primary rules for color to meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0:

  1. Do not use color as the only way to...

You’re Not Done Yet!

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Most people remediate PDFs by using Adobe Acrobat's Accessibility tool to run a full check on the document. This generates a list of errors to fix. Two of those errors — reading order...

Separate Is Not Equal

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I’ve been noticing a trend toward creating two versions of documents – one labeled "accessible" and the other presumably non-accessible, but prettier. The accessible version is usually plain...

The More I Know…

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A long time ago I had a signature line on my email that read, “The more I know, the more I know I don’t know.” For the past several months I have immersed myself in PDF remediation, and that...