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alt-text-include-filename

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Description

The rule determines if an alternative description for the image (alt attribute) contains a filename. Basically, it searches for the filename with following extensions:

  • apng
  • avif
  • bmp
  • gif
  • jpeg
  • jpg
  • png
  • svg
  • tif
  • tiff
  • webp

Context

Quite often the image contains an alternative description using only a filename. This doesn’t help to understand the image context for screen reader users as well as for search engines. Therefore we recommend to provide a meaningful description of what the image is about.

How to fix it

Avoid setting alt attribute with a filename for the image and instead provide a meaningful description of what the image is about.

Techniques

Not Applicable

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