Creating accessible non-HTML content, like documents and forms, is extremely important to Portland State University’s efforts toward creating more inclusive and accessible online spaces. Not only does PSU’s Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) Accessibility policyrequire that public-facing digital content meet accessibility guidelines; the choice to apply accessibility best practices to all digital content authoring allows for greater accessibility, usability, and search engine optimization for all users.
Over 4,000 of those PDFs have undergone automated testing; 90% were found to have one or more accessibility barriers.
Our document accessibility help articles will guide you through accessibility principles and best practices you should consider when creating documents and repairing documents with noted accessibility barriers.
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