Alternative text (alt text) is meant for readers who cannot see an image, such as blind readers and readers who use a text or mobile browser. It should summarize an image's purpose, and should not duplicate its caption. Every image should have alt text, except for purely decorative images, which should instead have "
The following table shows images and captions on the left, and alt text and captions on the right: the right column is what a visually impaired reader will hear. This table was computed from the copy of Herbert Ernest Hart cached on None.
|Image and thumbnail||Text description|
Crest of the New Zealand Army.jpg
A man in uniform of an officer walking along a line of men standing at attention
Several men dressed as military officers standing on the verandah of a stone building
Several men dressed in white tropical uniforms on the deck of a ship, two men wearing pith helmets are saluting, and a group of women wearing dresses and hats are standing to one side