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

Don’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 don’t load.

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

Posted on by Horst Gutmann Tags: a11y webdesign accessibility