[Skip navigation links]

Accessibility Checkpoint WCAG 2 1.3.1 and Section 508 1194.22 (a)


PDFs must be tagged to be accessible by screen readers.


Enable the «Document structure tags» option in Word, or the «Tagged PDF» option in OpenOffice when exporting, or use the «Make Accessible» plug-in for Adobe Acrobat.

Applicable Standards

Note: Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level AA checkpoints.

Change history

This page describes a web site issue detected by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: AccWcag2-1.3.1-1