508 Compliance refers to the law that requires websites to be accessible to people with different disabilities. Around 20% of the population across the world is believed to have some form of disability. Ignoring the needs of the disabled can lead to narrowing down your target audience, which can have a huge impact on your website statistics. 508 Remediation is an effort to break down barriers of technology, and allowing people with disabilities to have access.
If you are not sure how to go about making sure that your site is 508 compliant, you have come to the right place. At Arinos, we are proficient in engaging the best practices to ensure that your current document passes the accessibility test.
Section 508 indicates that all types of electronic document formats need to be accessible by everyone including people with disabilities. A document is considered to be compliant with Section 508 only if it can offer the same information without omitting anything even if it is accessed using assistive technologies.
Arinos promises that every PDF file will be 508 compliant and ensures that it will include the different components given below are all taken care of:
You can also start implementing strategies from the first stage of content creation to help ensure 508 Compliance for Pdf files.
In order to stay on top of the 508 compliance requirements, it is essential to test your documents regularly. Although there are a few tools available to get this done, it requires a balance of human quality control as well as testing tools to get the job done. According to the experts in the industry, over a third of the criteria needs to be checked by humans. The team at Arinos is skilled in achieving a balance to make sure that the documents pass through the stringiest of tests so that your company does not wind up with litigation problems later on.
While making sure that a Word document is 508 compliant, it is essential to include a description of every image, table, or any other additional content that is included in the field. Tagging literature citations are considered to be the best way to ensure that the document is accessible to people with disabilities. Leave it to the team at Arinos to make every document 508 compliant without any added worries!