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A Bold Vision to Make a Difference

Let me introduce you to the Tagged team you will talk with: Belinda (Director) – Accessible design, remediation advice, quoting and project management. Jason (Director) – Technical lead, tagging best practice and team training Alex – Complex alt text, account manager, team leader and quality control. Belinda Vesey-Brown has made a name for herself in […]

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Setting up for accessibility

Those who know about Tagged PDFs often think the process of tagging starts with a completed PDF, but this is not the case. It actually starts with the file being prepared/designed in graphic design programs such as InDesign. The way a file is setup and created can make a massive difference between a successful tag […]

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Seeing True Colors Despite Colorblindness

We were really moved when we saw the reaction of the Father in this video.   The phrase “A picture is worth a thousand words.” runs true to people with normal vision, but those thousand words could be cut in half for people with a vision impairment. We think it sounds much better when we […]

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The Screen Reader End User

This video discusses the importance of Tagged PDF’s, with a perspective directly from people with low vision. This need for greater accessibility and freedom is what drives us here at Tagged PDF to keep on tagging more and more documents and also to spread the word about the importance of tagging documents on websites. These […]

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The TaggedPDF Difference

As accessibility experts we are often asked three key questions: What is a tagged PDF? How is it different to a standard PDF? Why do I need it? Unless you’ve used a screen reader to access a PDF or the internet, you won’t understand the importance of tagging. To answer these key questions and to […]

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Is your content accessible?

News from America is showing that many government agencies, institutions and universities are making accessibility a priority after leading universities were sued for discrimination. Harvard and MIT failed to provide online learning documents such as lectures, courses and podcasts with closed captions, making it inaccessible for those who are deaf or hard of hearing. The […]

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Tagged PDF’s are seen by more people

It’s no secret that the main benefit of a tagged PDF is that it makes your information accessible to those with vision impairments, but that’s not entirely true. A tagged PDF actually makes your documents accessible by EVERYONE because once the content is ordered and tagged, it is optimised for Google and can be indexed. […]

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When does accessible really mean accessibility

Since the introduction of the internet, the world has become smaller and the amount of information available has grown exponentially. But what good is the information if you can’t access it? If you have a visual disability or vision impairment, you might have a wealth of information ready to view and download but if it’s […]

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The dress that everyone saw differently

You’d be hard pressed to find someone who didn’t have an opinion of, or at least know about, this dress. What started with a simple question, “What colour is this dress?” led to the people of the Internet losing their collective minds, starting fights, breeding confusion and great speculation as to what was really going […]

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