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PAU, Plugin Accessibility Universal


This plugin has been devised, developed, tested and supported by a mixed team of people with recognized DISABILITY, and helped by people without it, thus generating inclusive employment. If you want to know more about Inclusive Studio, visit their website

The Plugin PAU is a module or plugin for WordPress, which allows you to implement universal accessibility tools for the cognitive, auditory and visual profiles on the web, without the need to know programming.

Give your website pictograms, audios and sign language. It’s displayed on the web as a panel organised by profiles and types of aid. When entering them, the different functions that each one has are displayed, and can be chosen by the user according to his need.

The plugin already comes with preloaded hotspots with sign language, pictograms and voices in 3 languages (English, Spanish and Catalan) that are common in all non-commercial websites. You just have to assign them, visually, and without touching any code.

You will have it implemented a demo in 1 minute, follow this guide “Plug & Go” step by step.

The PAU PANEL has the following Universal Accessibility tools:

Profiles: ( Preconfigurations for some diversity profiles )
-Default, default configuration customized by the administrator of the page.
-Visual Diversity, Preconfiguration for people with Visual diversity.
-Auditive Diversity, Preconfiguration for people with Auditive diversity.
-Cognitive Diversity, Preconfiguration for people with Cognitive diversity.
-Customed, Custom settings.

– Show / Hide ALL all the aids.
– Activate / deactivate General Sound.
– Show / Hide ALL All Sign Language Videos.
– Activate / deactivate Reading or sound content.

– Show / Hide Large cursor
– Activate / deactivate Click sound.
– Show / Hide where you are
– Zoom in on links

– Font size
– Activate / deactivate Readable Font.
– Activate / deactivate Dyslexia Font.
– Activate / deactivate Highlight links.

– Font size
– Activate / deactivate Filter Black/White.
– Activate / deactivate Filter Invert Colours.
– Activate / deactivate Highlight Focused.

-Increase / decrease the size of PAU (the panel)


  • Screenshot 1: PAU universal accessibility panel in a web
  • Screenshot 2: List of hotSpot that are already ready with the plugin.
  • Screenshot 3: Creating HotSpots.
  • Screenshot 4: HotSpots assignment visually.


How to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/pau directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Go to PAU / HotSpot and click on the button assign in each of the hotspot in the list.
  4. Customize from settings to PAU, the universal accessibility panel that you can see in your frontend as adminsitrador.
  5. Check that everything is correct, and activate the hotspots so they are public to all your visitors.

You have everything ready, and you will empathize with your users by providing them with universal accessibility tools.


You can contact us from the contact form of our website:

Does the burden of accessibility measures slow down?

No because PAU is always loaded at the end of loading the web, not affecting the user experience. For this, the following measures are taken:

Why do I have to make my website accessible?

The reasons can be many and it will always depend on the importance that you give to your target audience. We show only the most significant advantages.

Make our communication reach all types of public, regardless of their condition, age or culture.
More than 1,000 million people in the world have some kind of disability, around 15% of the world population, and it is increasing due to the aging of the population.
Everyone at some point in our lives, we suffer some disability and we need help.
By SEO positioning, search engines reward accessibility with a better indexing of your page.
The international treaties, the UN and the community and local legislations make our contents accessible to all kinds of diversities.
For RSP, corporate social responsibility.
To preempt its competitors.

What is the accessible multimedia library? Advantage.

Inclusive Study puts at your disposal more than 2,000 concepts or words (and increasing every day), with its corresponding pictograms, audios and videos in 3 languages (English, Spanish and Valencian (Catalan).) However, this library is open to the contribution and rise of new concepts by the users of the global community, increasing day by day significantly concepts in different languages.

When a user uses the library instead of local files, he benefits from the following advantages:

A considerable saving of server space
Hosting of your files in a global network of fast response servers of the CDN type.
Audio and video service in “adaptive streaming”, achieving maximum load optimisation.
Automatic playback of videos in gif format when they are requested from a mobile.
Menu customisation system
System customisation of blocks and sidebars of the web.
Possibility of friendly url to achieve maximum natural positioning in search engines.
App or mobile application.

Why do Deaf people need Sign Language if they can see and therefore read?

There are many reasons for the use of Sign Language, but these are the most relevant:

People who are deaf at birth may have difficulties in reading comprehension.
Sign language is not only used by deaf people, but also by some people with cognitive diversity.
Sign language in many places is considered official language.


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Contributors & Developers

“PAU, Plugin Accessibility Universal” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




*Creation of HotSpot with Pictograms, audios and sign language.
*File optimization
*Frontend control panel in REACT.
*Control functions, styles and positioning of Pictograms and Sign Language.
*Free hotspot package from CDN library.
*Control of licenses.