Adding ALT text to image maps


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Adding ALT text to image maps

>> Another type of image that is common on older pages is the image map where multiple pieces of the same image are linked to different locations. Image maps need alt text to but it's handled a little differently than on regular images. If you are following along with the exercise files open imagemap.html in Dreamweaver, it is located in the 0604 folder of the chapter six exercise files. This is the same table based version of the home page that we worked on in the last movie.

However in this move the navbar is not made up of individual images but of one single images with multiple areas linked. It's important for this image to have alt text because it is conveying a lot of important information but we can't give it an alt value of the location of all of the links it contains. Instead we would want alt text on each of the individual areas of the image map so click on the navimage and in the properties inspector click on the alt menu and select empty.

Now the navimage will be sk...

Adding ALT text to image maps
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Adding ALT text to image maps provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Zoe Gillenwater as part of the Web Accessibility Principles

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