html WG (24 December 1999). For the use of alt attributes in Wikipedia, see. The html for this image might be something like the following: img alt"In the sky flies a red flag with a white cross whose vertical bar is shifted toward the flagpole." src"g/g" This paragraph as seen in the Lynx web browser, which displays the alt. 11 However, it may sometimes be necessary to include a decorative image as an html img tag. "Why doesn't Mozilla display my alt tooltips?". By clicking the "Save" button you agree to our terms and conditions. See also edit "Alternative Text", WebAIM, last updated 3 September 2015.
Html input tag, example, an html form with an image that represents the submit button: form action action_p" First name: input type"text" name"fname" br input type"image" src"f" alt"Submit" width"48" height"48" /form Try it Yourself definition and Usage. If (in breach of the standard) no alt attribute has been supplied, then browsers that cannot display the image will still display something there,.g. This makes the page navigable for users of screen readers or non-graphical browsers. Browser Support, the alt attribute has the following browser support for each element: Element area, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes img, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes input Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Previous All html Attributes Next. Wikipedia:Alternative text for images.
Guidelines for the alt text: The text should describe the image if the image contains information. The URL of the image, or a fixed text string. "It's alt attribute, not alt tag". Browser Support, attribute alt, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, note: Internet Explorer 7 (and earlier) displays the value of the alt attribute as a tooltip, when mousing over the image. No license is enforced. The alt attribute is the, hTML attribute used in, hTML and, xhtml documents to specify alternative text ( alt text ) that is to be rendered when the element to which it is applied cannot be rendered. References edit External links edit. Contents, example edit, here is an image for which the alt attribute is "In the sky flies a red flag with a white cross whose vertical bar is shifted toward the flagpole.". Common misconceptions edit The alt attribute does not always have to literally describe the contents of the image. The alt attribute is used by "screen reader" software so that a person who is listening to the content of a webpage (for instance, a person who is blind) can interact with this element. Use alt" if the image is only for decoration.
Retrieved b Anne van Kesteren (16 December 2004). 3, it is optional for the input tag and the deprecated applet tag. Html img tag, example, an image with an alternate text specified: img src"f" alt"Smiley face" Try it Yourself definition and Usage. "Embedded content - html 5".