Demystifying ALT Text

Image of icons with good and bad examples of alt attributes.

Length: 30 min.

Suggested For: Designers, Developers, Testers & QA Staff, Program & Project Leaders

An overview for information architects, UX designers, and visual designers on how to provide appropriate alternative (i.e., ALT) text for non-text elements. Covers the basics as well as complex topics such as functional images, decorative images, and advanced images, including form image buttons, image maps, image slices, background images, logos, and figures/diagrams.