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ALT or TITLE attributes for images — when to use what

The ques­tion about when to use the ALT or the TITLE attribute is as old as the markup itself. And still, 13 years since my HTML debut I, myself strug­gle to get it right. So for me and for every­one else who find it embassis­ing to not be 100% sure about the attrib­utes, I’ve made this quick list. 

When to use the ALT attribute


When to use the TITLE attribute


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