alt text

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short for alternative text. It is represented in HTML by the alt attribute.

NounEdit

alt text (countable and uncountable, plural alt texts)

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  1. (Internet) A text caption, associated with an image or other element, that is rendered if the usual content cannot be rendered.
    Screenreaders for the blind read out the alt text when they encounter an image on a Web page.
Last modified on 24 August 2013, at 16:13