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Custom configuration options for accessibility

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Updated on November 15, 2021

Pega Platform provides an expanding framework for building an accessible user interface. While the accessibility features are designed to cover most use cases out-of-the-box, you can also change their default settings to match your particular business needs.

This approach provides greater flexibility when building an UI, but requires additional maintenance, and might not be optimal for users who rely on assistive technology.

For example: Changing the default PDF file format from PDF/UA to PDFA/1-b improves storage, but generates documents that are not accessible.
  • Managing the main content of your application

    Define the primary content of your documents to ensure that users who rely on assistive technology can navigate your application with less effort.

  • Assigning WAI-ARIA roles to a Dynamic Layout

    Make your application more accessible to users with disabilities by adding semantic information about the role of a layout on a page. When you define the role of a layout in your UI, you provide screen reader users with the information that they require to successfully navigate your application.

  • Configuring custom skip links

    Help users who rely on screen readers

  • Setting PDF file versions

    Align the format of the files in your application with the needs of users who rely on assistive technology. Use this setting to improve accessibility by defining what type of PDF files your application generates.

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