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Re: Alt Text on Graphic Links


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Apr 27, 2020 3:50PM

Without anything else (a title, aria-label, or similar on the link at
least), this fails 1.1.1 for the image lacking a text alternative, and
the link fails both 2.4.4 for lacking any kind of link text and 4.1.2
for lacking an accessible name.

So no, the developer is talking rubbish. And if the developer seriously
mentions "alt tag" that's a good canary in the coalmine for them not
knowing much of anything.

Patrick H. Lauke

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