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Adding ALT TAG to text in HTML
Need to add "alt" text to text in page
smilinjack




msg:3134286
 1:04 pm on Oct 25, 2006 (gmt 0)

Greetings,
How can I add "Alt Tags" to text.
Easy to do to images but can't figure it out on text.
As always thanks in advance!

Jack

 

Terabytes




msg:3134290
 1:09 pm on Oct 25, 2006 (gmt 0)

<a title="keyword phrase" href="/keyword-phrase/">Keyword Phrase</a>

hope that helps...
Tera

DrDoc




msg:3134392
 2:31 pm on Oct 25, 2006 (gmt 0)

Without intentionally picking on you, let's set a few things straight:

  • There are no "alt tags". It's an "attribute".
  • You cannot add alternative content to text, as the alt attribute is not available for textual content.
  • The alt attribute should not be used to convey information you want in a tooltip. It should be used to provide a brief alternate textual description of the image in the event the image does not load.
  • For tooltips on any element, including images, use the title attribute.
  • IE incorrectly displays the alt content as a tooltip if there is no title attribute present.
  • Make a habit of using the title attribute whenever you do want a tooltip. Even IE handles that right.

    :)

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