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Re: checklink:

From: <WingsNFur1@aol.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2003 23:32:55 EST
Message-ID: <102.2580aad7.2b709c77@aol.com>
To: farm@beavertonvalley.com
CC: www-validator@w3.org
Hi.. By any chance is it telling you that you need an ALT tag, the img 
version of TITLE tags used for text anchors? It would give you an error if 
you are missing that in your code for IMG.. Beyond giving you one more 
"legal" place to throw in your keywords and help you in the search engines, 
ALT tags help visually~impaired individuals "see" the Net..

Here's the Validator's explanation that goes along with an ALT error:

"You left off a required attribute of the indicated element. The most common 
such omitted attribute is the ALT attribute of the AREA or IMG element; 
browsers will typically use these to build a menu equivalent to your 
client-side image map if the user has disabled image loading, so you'll want 
to use a meaningful value here."

It looks like empty quotation marks won't work here either. It wants to see 
even just one word that can be read for accessibility.

Hope this helps!

Cindy Sue
FavoriteWebsite Guru

In a message dated 2/3/2003 4:15:27 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
farm@beavertonvalley.com writes:

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