Being an authorized user for a document is not enough to look at a document. Documents can be saved as read-only, which means that the document cannot be edited by any of the authorized users of the document. In order to enable editing on the document, the owner of the document needs to electronically sign the document. This blog will look at how to electronically sign a document with the help of the cocosign.com website.
An electronic signature is like a handwritten signature:
An electronic signature, just like a handwritten signature, is a unique digital signature that is recorded on a piece of paper, but on the computer. As per the process of signing, an individual can sign a document as many times as they want. This will ensure that one signature is not reused in the document.Signing can be performed within the browser using the browser’s native signature.You can sign a document within the browser using the browser’s native signature signer. All you need to do is go to the browser’s address bar, and type the word “sign”. You will see an image of a signature appearing in the address bar. Click on the “Sign pdf” button. This will add a signature to the document in the browser.
How to sign a document?
If you visit the cocosign.com website, you will be directed to a new page. Here you will find a form. Just input your name and email address. The form will be saved in your account for future use. If you are a business, you can generate a document for yourself or you can download it as a PDF file.
How to generate PDF documents:
You can generate PDF documents in 3 easy steps.
1. Enter your name and email address.
2. Select the cloud.
3. Click the generate link.
To generate a PDF document using the website, just select the PDF document option from the drop-down list. Once the option is selected, you will be directed to a form.Select ‘I Agree’ and you will be taken to the form. Fill in all the details that are required to generate the document.
How to verify the integrity of a document?
When you need to make a document digitally signable, you need to take care of one more thing. You need to confirm that you trust the source of the document. Open the document and take a look at the signature. A high-quality signature, like that of a lawyer, can be verified using the Verisign veriSign tool. You need to download the certificate file, and save it to the specified directory of the document. This makes it easier for your software to read the certificate. The certificate file also contains a number which you can use to verify the authenticity of the document with the department concerned.