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Re: alt text

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2003 16:25:53 +0100
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
To: "Suzanne Stokes" <Suzanne.Stokes@port.ac.uk>
Message-Id: <0957A380-7669-11D7-BB2E-0003939B5AD0@btinternet.com>

It is relatively easy to find out that google does use alt text, I just  
goofed !!! no surprise there then.

either use the url* or
type soap here http://www.learningdifferently.com/ and the result will  
reveal a page that only has soap in the alt

jonathan

*http://www.google.com/ 
custom?q=soap&sa=Go&cof=LW%3A64%3BL%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.peepo.com%2Fdrive 
thru5%2FRes%2Fpussy.gif%3BLH%3A64%3BAH%3Acenter%3BAWFID%3A5a1f2a788576ea 
10%3B&sitesearch=peepo.com&domains=www.peepo.com


On Thursday, April 24, 2003, at 12:37 PM, Suzanne Stokes wrote:

>
> Hi there everyone.
>
> Does anyone know, or know where I can find out about, whether alt
> text is used as data to contribute towards any search engine/ indexing
> rankings. Just curious, that's all.
>
> Many thanks to anyone who can offer any insight on this.
>
> Cheers
> Suzanne Stokes
>
Received on Thursday, 24 April 2003 11:22:50 GMT

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