Document Accessibility

Different document formats pose different accessibility challenges and opportunities. Articles in this collection will showcase tips and techniques  accessibility across a spectrum of document formats, tools, and technologies. 


Monday, January 1, 2024
Headings introduce topics and sections in your document, making it easier for users to navigate the document and locate the information they need.

ALT Text

Monday, January 1, 2024
Descriptive alternative text, or "ALT text", conveys the content and purpose of images in your documents. Good ALT text stands in for any images that are not visible.


Monday, January 1, 2024
Hyperlinks are a fundamental part of digital documents. When links are clear, evident, and understandable in context, your content is more navigable for all users.

Providing More Accessible Data Visualizations

Data visualizations transform raw data into visual formats like charts, graphs, maps, and diagrams, allowing some people to grasp patterns, trends, and relationships at a glance. Enhancing your data with features like alt text, sufficient contrast, and simplified design can make your data presentation more accessible to all.

Quick Guide to Document Accessibility

Thursday, May 18, 2023
The Quick Guide to Document Accessibility outlines nine principles and related practices to support accessibility in your digital documents.