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Re: Alt text for images


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Sep 22, 2020 12:33AM

On 21/09/2020 17:41, Radhika Takyar wrote:
> Happy Monday!
> Just wanted to check on how does big companies who have huge data assets/ images with text handle Alt text for images? Any thoughts ?

There's been a few answers focusing on the technical side (basically,
the only good solution is, unfortunately, a manual process of having
actual humans go through all images and adding relevant alternative text
in the behind-the-scenes admin interface).

Considering the potentially very large effort, from a
logistical/organisational point of view the process I'd suggest is the
same as any other similar large retrofitting activity: try to make a
list/inventory of your top visited/important pages, and concentrate the
initial effort on those / on images used there. After that, methodically
work your way through the rest in decreasing order of importance.

Patrick H. Lauke

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