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Re: Accessible catalogues with InDesign Publish Online?


From: chagnon@pubcom.com
Date: Apr 14, 2021 9:36PM

Last time I checked, Publish Online has no accessibility whatsoever, other than it's HTML.
It's based on HTML5 and is, essentially, a custom form of EPUB.

You can publish it only to Adobe's servers, not to your own website. And according to users in the Adobe Forums, kiss it goodbye if your Creative Cloud subscription lapses.

Adobe's blurb: https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/publish-online-faq.html

Adobe's quick tutorial: https://helpx.adobe.com/indesign/how-to/self-publishing-online.html

Adobe's Terry White tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?vüNTYd6fxB0

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Subject: [WebAIM] Accessible catalogues with InDesign Publish Online?

Hi all,

As you may know, Adobe InDesign has a feature – Publish Online – that allows authors to create flipable catalogues and such for online publication. The result appears to be some sort of HTML5-wrapper around the actual content. Does anyone know the exact format of the contents being wrapped? And does anyone have any insights into the accessibility of this and whether preexisting accessibility features from the InDesign source are retained in the online publications?

Venligst/Kind regards

Lars Ballieu Christensen

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