ANSI/NISO Z39.102-2017

8 ANSI/NISO Z39.102-2017 STS (Version 1.0) • 8.2 Attributes

8.2.7 @alt Alternative Text

Word or phrase that serves as a textual alternative for the element.

In elements <abbrev>, <label>, <named-content>, <styled-content>, and <xref>, this attribute may be used if the element is used.
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters Simple textual words or phrases provided as a textual alternative to its element, for example, a phrase to be pronounced by screen readers.