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Top Promos Expire Soon This is your last chance to save on software and training

If you want to try our software or get discounts on bundles with training, you have until December 31 to get these incredible offers. CommonLook Bundles and Suites Promo Offer: Receive free training and discounts with your purchase of CommonLook…
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5 Common Accessibility Errors That You Might Have on Your Website Website accessibility mistakes and how to fix them

Nearly 15% of the American population has a disability. Some disabilities, like vision impairment, hearing loss, and certain cognitive disorders, make it very difficult or almost impossible to access digital content the same way other users do. However, a significant…
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What is Section 508 Compliance & Why is it Important? And why the ADA may be more relevant moving forward

The roots of Section 508 go all the way back to 1973 with the establishment of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which required unrestricted access to any programs and activities funded by the federal government and their agencies. The Access…
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CommonLook’s Module-Based Courses and Certification Our New and Improved Training Offerings

Much like every component of our world, the landscape of digital accessibility has changed during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Some organizations have turned to entirely remote operations and more virtual offerings to serve their clients best, and as a result,…
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Enterprise-Level PDF Accessibility Solutions for Volume Document Remediation

PDF Accessibility at the Enterprise Level Enterprise-level organizations face unique challenges when it comes to document accessibility. It’s common to have vast volumes of documents on your main website but that is often just the tip of the iceberg. What…
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PDF Remediation Automation using CommonLook APIs Generate accessible PDFs from your existing workflows and systems

CommonLook continues to advance our automation tools for volume remediation of PDF documents for accessibility and compliance with the accessibility standards.  Financial institutions, insurance providers and similar organizations generate high volumes of template-based documents such as statements, policies, and form…
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CommonLook is now part of T-Base Communications Exciting News from CommonLook

CommonLook is happy to announce that they are now part of T-Base Communications. After focusing on PDF accessibility for over 22 years, CommonLook ensures your PDFs are accessible and in compliance with the latest ADA and Section 508 regulations.. They…
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What is PDF Accessibility Training? Benefits of Getting Accessibility Training

A digital document, like a PDF document, is considered accessible if it can be read and accessed by everyone, including people with vision disabilities, color blindness, hearing loss, or some other cognitive disorders. An inaccessible PDF is ‘remediated’ to make…
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How Can On-Demand Remediation Help to Fix Inaccessible PDFs on Your Website? Small Steps to Remediate Inaccessible Documents

Organizations often find themselves in a unique situation when it comes to document accessibility. Once an audit is performed on your website using tools like CommonLook Clarity, the results are often overwhelming due to the vast number of PDF documents…
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CommonLook Office Intro Video is Now Live A 1-minute video about one of our most popular PDF accessibility software tools

CommonLook Office is a powerful PDF accessibility software tool in the CommonLook family of products that lets you create accessible PDF documents straight from Microsoft Word and Microsoft Powerpoint. It’s an add-in for Microsoft® Word (doc & docx) and PowerPoint…