a11yTips — Describe complex images by their purpose or nature

Describe complex images by their purpose or nature

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Make sure complex images have alt attribute values that properly describe their purpose

Sometimes, images are so complex that attempting to describe the information they contain in a regular ALT attribute value is just counter productive. Whether because providing the description would be too long, or because it requires some form of structure that is just not possible in a simple ALT value text string. In such cases, it is better to use the ALT attribute value to describe the purpose or nature of the image, and use another mechanism to actually [...]

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