Text Alternatives for Images
What Is Alt Text?
Alternative text, or “alt text” describes the content and purpose of images in an online course, document, presentation or web page.
Why Use Alt Text?
Alt text explains images to people who are unable to see them. How to make an image accessible depends upon its purpose and complexity.
- WebAIM Alternative Text Basics
- How to Make Figures Accessible (txgcpd video 5:49)
- Improve Accessibility With Alt Text (Microsoft Help video 2:07)
- Adding Alternative Text in Microsoft Programs
- Alternative Text for Complex Images
- W3C Web Accessibility Tutorials
- Diagram Center Image Description Resources for many types of images