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Adding alt text to affiliate link

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9:32 am on Sep 21, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Hi there,

Could someone please tell me what I have doen wrong here? I am trying to add alt text to an affiliate link image..

Here is the code I have used but it does not work?

<a href="http://www.awin1.com/pclick.php?p=00000000&a=000000&m=0000" target="_blank"> <img src="http://images.productserve.com/preview/0000/00000000.jpg" alt="This is a text that goes with the image" align="left" border="0"> </a>



This is driving me crezy lol..

Many thanks..
10:11 am on Sep 21, 2010 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member tedster is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



Please explain what you mean by "does not work". Do you mean the text doesn't display if yuou turn off images? That's wjat is supposed to happen.
11:15 am on Sep 21, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Hi Tedster

When I run my mouse curser over the image the alt text does not appear on my screen..

Regards David..
11:52 am on Sep 21, 2010 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member tedster is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



It's not supposed to - that's the function of a title attribute. Things got confused for a while because older versions of Internet Explorer incorrectly showed the alt attribute in a tooltip on mouseover - but that was always non-standard behavior.

So if you want tooltip to display, add a title attribute.
2:43 pm on Sep 21, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Thank's Tedster, that has cleared up the confusion for me..

Kindest regards.. David
 

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