WiscWeb - WordPress UW Theme - Using Alternative (Alt) Text

Alternative (Alt) Text is added to images to increase accessibility of your site. Alternative text provides meaning and description to images read by screen readers. This document will walk you through how to add alt text to your images in WiscWeb, and will direct you to resources for crafting your alt text.

    Adding Alt Text to Images in WiscWeb

    1. When uploading Media, there are two fields that should users should populate immediately.

      • The Title field provides an ability to search for the media based on name of the media item.

      • The Alt Text field, which will make this image accessible for visitors to your site.

        Media Library options for alternative text

    Resources for Crafting Alt Text

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    Keywords:media images pictures photos library accessibility accessible screenreader screen reader user experience   Doc ID:96626
    Owner:Matt G.Group:WiscWeb CMS
    Created:2019-12-13 14:23 CDTUpdated:2021-12-15 17:28 CDT
    Sites:DoIT Help Desk, WiscWeb CMS
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