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2.01.07 Text equivalents: Navigation icons

Navigation images without text

Consider the images as icons used as part of a navigation system.

Remember an alt attribute is primarily an alternative text description for the function of the image within the page. Not necessarily for a description of the image itself.

The destination of the link may be further clarified by the use of a title attribute.


a set of navigation icons

These navigation icons are used to move around a website, what would make good alt attributes?