Want to learn how to create universally accessible PDFs, making your online content inclusive for all? We go over how in our “Digital and Web Accessibility: PDF Accessibility” training.

If you’ve missed the training, check out the webinar recording, presentation slides, and additional resources below. Contact the CAES Web Team at caesweb@uga.edu for further assistance with your website.

Table of Contents

Webinar Recording

Webinar Outline

What is PDF accessibility?1:56
Why is it important to make our PDFs accessible?3:11
Which PDFs need to be accessible?4:33
Alternatives to PDFs6:47
How do I get started?7:54
Source Document Best Practices10:14
Use heading styles to make content easy to navigate11:17
Give images alt text13:49
Descriptive text for links14:37
Keep links on one line16:58
Do not rely solely on color to convey information17:46
Make sure links have underlines19:46
Use sufficient color contrast20:29
Run Accessibility Check22:43
Saving as PDF23:40
PDF Remediation in Foxit PDF Editor Pro24:27
What is PDF remediation?24:52
What are PDF tags?25:06
Make sure you have Foxit PDF Editor Pro27:24
Accessibility checker27:43
Document Title31:45
Primary Language33:02
Running Autotag33:54
Check tag order38:11
Check tag types45:01
Mark empty tags as artifacts48:47
Add missing tags55:51
Combining tags57:11
Add alt text to figures (images)59:24
Wrapping up1:01:28

What about the “Add missing tags” video?

During the recorded webinar, we had some technical difficulties and couldn’t play the “Add missing tags” video. You can find it, and the rest of the PDF remediation videos, here: Remediation in Foxit PDF Editor Pro

Slides and Accessibility Resources

Presentation Slides (opens in new tab)

PDF Accessibility Series