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Re: Web accessibility and usability


From: Webb, KerryA
Date: Oct 31, 2004 3:31PM

Estelle wrote:

> Also, sometimes I see an image and wonder what it is - a
> simple mouse over gives me more information.
> Sometimes I get to a site, and they moved their image
> directory, or wrote their JavaScript incorrectly, or have a
> typo in the code and the image just doesn't come thru. With
> an alt tag we are not left wondering.

A minor point of clarification:

Firefox does not display the alt attribute on mouseover. IE does, but it "shouldn't".

More discussion at http://wordpress.org/support/3/14629


Kerry Webb
ACT Information Management
(02) 62070239

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