Alternative text training resources

These alternative text training resources are part of Pope Tech’s Monthly Accessibility Focus topics. You can use them as-is or edit them to fit your needs. We built these resources for anyone who’s an accessibility champion, whether that’s your official role or not. If you want to share accessibility ideas with your team or entire…

Missing alternative text example content

The image below is missing alternative text. Run the WAVE extension to see the missing alternative text error. The image below has alternative text. Run the WAVE extension to see the alternative text feature.

Alternative text (alt text)

Review all image-related WAVE accessibility results. Missing alternative text is a common accessibility error, so let’s learn: What alternative text is Why it matters The three types of images when it comes to alternative text When to have an empty alt attribute How to write great alternative text Rather watch the video? Watch our alternative…

Fix an empty link error

For more information about how to fix empty link errors, examples, and related resources, visit our resolving empty link errors article. Activity steps In the content below, there is an empty link error. You’ll use the WAVE tool to find the error and the Inspect tool to fix it. If you have empty link errors…

AI Generated Alternative Text: Missing the Point of Context

I was on a call where one of the users had been implementing an “AI” solution to automatically add alternative text to images. The user was explaining to me how good the AI was. He was impressed when an image came back as “man in front of a crowd” as that is what was in…