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Provide adjacent long descriptions for complex images

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Make sure complex images have full descriptions provided next to them

Once a complex image has been assigned an ALT attribute value that properly describes its purpose or nature, the next step is to also fully describe the content of this image in text, so users of assistive technologies can have access to the details, despite their inability to actually see the image. This way, whenever an image cannot be interpreted, users can always rely on a fall back in text, providing the same level of information.

To do so, simply transcribe the content [...]

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