Users with some disabilities will be unable to see images and/or comprehend what they are meant to convey. Alternative Text can help give context and meaning to an image.
Examples of Text Alternatives for Images
Alternative Text: “Scientist in a lab filling a vial with fluid”
Description in the text before or after the image: “Next/Previous image shows a female forensic scientist, who is filling a vial containing a small amount of blood with fluid to denature the sample as part of the process of the PCR analysis method of DNA profiling. In the background is a centrifuge which will aid in the process of extracting the DNA from the sample of blood.”
- Reference farther away in the body of the document:
"... Figure 1.3 shows the correlation between the...."
[Image] Figure 1.3