Accessible PDF – How to tag content the right way

More and more PDFs need to be accessible and so PDF/UA compliant. Today it is technically possible to generate such files of of many tools without tricks hacks used years ago. But often there is one big challenge using such tools: How to tag content the right way?

The PDF standard offers a set of PDF tags that can be used. But the standard itself does not clearly tell users where to use what kind of tag. This session deals with common kinds of contents, easy once as tricks once, too and gives advices on best practice tagging related to the Tagged PDF Best Practice Guide: Syntax (, created by the PDF/UA Technical Working Group of the PDF Association.