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- Last updated February 2, 2016
When creating content, there are a few basic steps that should be followed increase the accessibility of your content.
The core steps needed for accessibility are the same regardless of whether your document is in HTML, Microsoft Word, PDF, or another document format:
- Use headings
- Use lists
- Add alternate text to images
- Identify document language
- Use tables correctly
- Understand how to export from one format to another
For more detailed instructions for particular document formats, select one of the following topics:
The User Experience Team at DoIT can help answer questions you may have about creating accessible technology and content, or connect you with the right group.
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Credit: Much of the content in this and other guides in the accessibility series was provided by the University of Washington’s terrific Accessible Technology website.