Quickly check PDF files for accessibility red flags.

PDFcheck checksi


This check indicates that tags are present in the document. If no tags are present, the file is absolutely not 508 compliant. This check doesn't determine if existing tags are correct.

Possible values:

Tagged Yes (# tags)

Tagged No


All documents should have the language attribute set. Correct values for English documents are (en) or (en-US).

To set the language in Acrobat Pro DC, go to:
File > Properties > Advanced tab > Reading Options > Language drop down

Possible values:

Language (Language abbreviation)

Language Not set

Document Title

A compliant PDF will have a readable title specified in File > Properties.

Possible values:

Document Title Document title

Document Title Empty

Document Title Not set