Creating accessible Word documents - Library

Item Description

It is now mandatory for all local authority websites to meet accessibility legislation with regards to any websites and/or apps they produce.

In broad terms, it requires us to meet, as a minimum, Level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1

PDF documents are one of the biggest sources of inaccessible content on most websites.

Usually, the PDF documents start out as internally produced Word documents. There are things you can do when you create your Word documents that make them as accessible as possible, and it’s good practice to do this.

Here is a guide to making your Word documents as accessible as possible.

Direct Download Link
Lead Customer
Pendle Borough Council