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Re: Opinions/Facts on Alt Images

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From: Alex Hall
Date: May 31, 2016 12:49PM


Personally, I'd always tag the images. No, doing so likely won't offer
additional details to the user, but which would you rather hear while
browsing:

John Smith
img_0040297 at 2016-04-01 8:27, image

or

John Smith
Picture of John Smith, image

If nothing else, this tells the user they aren't missing details by not
seeing the image, and that the image is just there as a visual reference.
That is, it isn't a link or clickable item they need to interact with to do
something with John.

On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 2:41 PM, Campbell, John < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I was looking at an online directories that have Names and Data next to or
> under the image of the person. Do you think they need to Alt Tagged anyway
> or are the images considered decorative?
>
> --
> John R. Campbell, MS, ATP, RET
> Director of Accessibility & Access
> Lehigh Carbon Community College
> > > > >



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