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Re: Display: none

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 00:35:31 +0000
Message-ID: <44176153.7060107@splintered.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Paul Novitski wrote:

> At 02:11 PM 3/14/2006, David Woolley wrote:
>> What's wrong with:
>> <h1><img src="logo.jpg" alt="Acme Widgets"></h1>
> 
> I would assume that, in the case of a browser with images turned off, 
> this would display nothing.

No, the browser should normally display the ALT text if you disable the 
loading of images in the preferences.

> I also have doubts that a search engine 
> would index the alt as being the content of the headline; I'll poke 
> around on Google for evidence of that.

I was under the impression that they would, as that makes logical sense 
from a markup point of view. Incidentally, JAWS (and presumably other 
screen readers with the same functionality) correctly shows the ALT when 
accessing the list of headings in this case.

P
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