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Introduction to Accessibility

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Alt Text

ALT Text or Alternative text is an invisible description of a picture or an image. It allows individuals with vision impairments using screen readers to hear what content is contained within that image. If no ALT text is provided the screen reader might say "Image" or provide the file name