Avoid Generic HTML

Laura Brady is the new editor of EPUB Secrets. She wrote the first of a series of posts on accessibility in ebooks. She focused on how to use the tools already available to publishers. To deliver on the democratic promise of digital publishing, ebook developers need to pay closer attention to accessibility, particularly how their markup practices impact the reading experience for a broad range of readers.

InDesign is a versatile digital publishing tool but it needs to be nudged to produce clean semantic HTML. The EPUB export straight out of InDesign may look just fine. But under the hood, you’ll find surprises even from the clean source files, including the worst – generic HTML. Continue reading on the EPUB Secrets website.