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HTML Techniques for providing useful text alternatives
- Always include the
- Put nothing in the
- If the image is just eye candy
- No important function
- No important information
- Images of text:
altshould be the text
- Keep it short and sweet.
- samurai cutting a watermelon in half
- child skiing down a mountain
- woman laughing alone with salad
- Don't say it's an image or photo.
- Have your content creator provide the alt text.
- "What information are you trying to convey with this image?"