Creating Accessible Documents

As content creators, it is important to understand accessibiilty guidelines apply whether you are creating an Adobe PDF document or web page. Below is a sample overview of general guidelines for creating accessible documents:

General Guidelines

  • Use correct heading structure
  • Add alternative text to all images, including charts and graphs
  • Include appropriate language tags for the document
  • User proper color contrast
  • Do not use color as the sole means of conveying information
  • Use descriptive link text and avoid generic titles, such as "Click Here"
  • Use synchronized captions on videos