Back in the days when our computers screeched as they connected to the internet, we needed alternative (“alt”) text to stand in when images wouldn’t load. Nowadays, that’s not a problem, but alt text shouldn’t go the way of the dial-up modem!

People who access the internet with a screen reader like JAWS or NVDA need meaningful alt text to be able to understand the important visual elements on a website, app, or even a tweet.

For quick tips about writing meaningful alt text, download our eBook now! For more info on the topic, check out the on-demand webinar – Quick Tips for Writing Meaningful Alt Text (Even If You’re Not a Writer).

Published 2 years ago