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Hi there,
Was wondering if any of you could help me out with some termoinology. I am looking to find the term given for the little boxed text found when hovering over an item (pictures, links etc) within many websites. The text is usually the same as the link name, or a description of the image... Does anyone know what I'm talking about? I've attached a screenshot example for you all. Any help here would be great!
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i think that's called ALT text
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Yes, that is exactly what it's called. It's a required element in the IMG tag that displays images. It is there for users with slow internet connections that don't download pictures or use a text only browser. While it's supposed to be there for every image, it's often left off of minor images.
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