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Acknowledging the accessible and inclusive

We have the opportunity to work with some fantastic people and organisations who share our vision of making the world more accessible. These people work to ensure their content is available for all, and we feel they deserve to be acknowledged for it. This is why we are introducing our ‘Accessible Inclusive Designer (AID)’ badges. […]

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Is my document accessible? You’ll know by tomorrow!

We see lots of documents. We would like to see more. This is where you come in. Free Accessibility Checks from Tagged PDF Do you have a document that you think is accessible, but you’re not quite sure? Wouldn’t it be great if there was an automated tool that just told you? Unfortunately there isn’t. […]

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Spacing – The Final Frontier

Space. It is one of the most important tools for making information easy to understand. It can also become part of the reason why some information cannot be understood. Here are some of the most common types of document spaces, and what they can mean from an accessibility standpoint. Single line spacing The most common […]

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Compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0)

The internet has been monitored, regulated and improved through all of its years by voluntary panels of individuals and organizations that comprise its diffuse governance body. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has developed the major standards that regulate the web over the last 20 years. This process of consensus-based development has brought us HTML, XML, CSS and all […]

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5 tips for more accessible Annual Reports

Save time and money by doing it right from the beginning As Annual Report season moves closer, many organisations begin planning for what is one of their larger and more important documents each year. But, how many are looking at their accessibility as part of the preparation process? Too often, the ‘accessible’ version of an […]

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Why accessible design matters

Fear of the unknown Accessible design is one of those terms that the uninitiated seem to fear as an oxymoron. However, we are at a point now where pretending that accessibility in design doesn’t matter is absolutely not viable and risks limiting your potential audience greatly. The two sides of the fence? For many years, […]

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An end user’s experience of inaccessible documents

The call I recently received a direct call from a person with low vision trying to fill in a disability services form through a major federal government department. The website claimed the form was accessible and fillable, when in fact neither of which was the case. We could not even fill the form out on the person’s […]

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How do I know if my document is tagged correctly?

It’s one of the most common questions we are asked on a daily basis. Whether it’s verifying our work or looking at a document online, it can be difficult for those who don’t spend a lot of time with accessibility to know whether something is actually accessible. In the same way that giving an answer […]

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Accessible Design doesn’t need to be boring!

We work with a lot of designers who tell us regularly that any accessible document production automatically takes away their ability to be creative. That is not the case, and something that TaggedPDF have taken on board with their accessible design training sessions. Often when we receive a document to tag, we have to go […]

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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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