How to add alternate text to images?
Authors note: This is a re-published post due to an unavoidable technical issue.
In continuation to our post
In all platforms, ensure that your alternate text is meaningful.
Add alternate text in HTML Code
After writing image source, add
For informative images:
For active images:
For decorative images:
For CSS rendered background images: If those are just for decorative purpose, no worries but if background images are informative, then bring them to foreground and provide a meaningful alternate text.
Add alternate text to social media
Most of the social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Google+ etc., has an option to add description while uploading an image. Even if we are uploading an image album, there is an option to describe each image. All we need to do is to make sure to use this feature and describe those images we post. That not only helps our connects with disabilities but also someone who have knowledge about the location we are posting about etc.,
OK… let’s continue to make images accessible!