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Headings and screen readers

Correct markup of headings is one of the key requirements for accessibility. When tags are assigned to indicate the level of each heading – for example h1, h2 and so on in HTML – screen readers are able to announce this information when they read the headings. Where sighted users… Continue reading: Headings and screen readers

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What is an accessible document?

An accessible document is one that allows all readers to read, understand and navigate the document’s contents. A reader  using an assistive technology can interact with an accessible document in a manner comparable to every other reader. They are enabled not only to read the text but also to understand… Continue reading: What is an accessible document?

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What is a tagged document?

A tagged document is one that ‘separates information and structure from presentation’ by the use of tags. By means of this separation: authors and editors determine the information and structure of the document authors, publishers and designers can efficiently control the physical presentation of hard-copy versions and the default presentation… Continue reading: What is a tagged document?

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