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Re: ALT tags for text links


From: tklm@lineone.net
Date: Jul 31, 2001 10:00AM

Kynn wrote:
> At 07:44 AM 7/31/2001 , Martin IACAMPO Jr wrote:
> >Does anyone know whether it's possible to add ALT tags to text elements
on a web page? I'm sure I heard of a way to do this, but can no longer
remember and all searches are fruitless.
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> would love to hear what you have to say about web accessibility.
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> In other words -- use the "title" tag to add additional, human-readable
> information to your links.
And if you want to add a title to plain text, you can use:
<span title="this is the title">This text has a title.</span>
John Farrie
Accessibility by Design
"Design for accessibility and everyone can benefit"