2021-01-26 // alt-vs-figcaption

Donโ€™t provide a figcaption for an image with an empty alt attribute. Providing an empty string prevents a screen reader from announcing that an image is present, so the figcaption is effectively describing nothing. This is also the case for images that donโ€™t load.

I so hadn’t thought of that! ๐Ÿ˜ฃ Now I need to find the time to go through my posts here and fix my captions/alt-texts ๐Ÿ˜…

Posted on by Horst Gutmann Tags: a11y webdesign accessibility