🔗 Alt vs Figcaption - thoughtbot

Images, however, have one more thing to consider: Assistive technologies need words to interpret an image. People sometimes need words to better understand why an image is being displayed.

Luckily we have a few ways to describe them in a human readable manner: alt and figcaption. These items house very different writing patterns though, and can be used both together and apart, depending on the conditions.

I’ve used these HTML tags for years, and still I learned some new things today.