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 Peter Sellers on stage, radio, screen and record cached on None.
|Image and thumbnail||Text description|
A head and shoulder shot of a smiling man wearing a white cardigan
Sellers with neat hair and moustache in RAF uniform talking on the telephone
Sellers with wild hair and dark glasses is grinning inanely
Sellers with bald head and thin-rimmed glasses looking at the camera with head slightly tilted
Head of torso shot of a smiling man wearing dark glasses
A man in a white cardigan sitting on an armchair posing for the camera with an unexpressed look on his face