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Re: Empty alt tags

From: Petri Laatunen <lacrosse@blindtech.net>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 17:00:05 +0200 (EET)
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On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, Ineke van der Maat wrote:

> Can somebody explain me what an alt tag is? Is there something like
> <alt>blablabla</alt>?? And how to use this correctly??  In the faq I

alt tag (or attribute or whatever <grin>) is a way to add a textual
description for a picture like:

<img src="mypic.gif" alt="some text describing the picture">

It's useful for those who can't see and are using a screen reader to
access your pages.

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