When you insert pictures into your Google document, you’ll want to add an “alt tag” to it. The term “ALT tag” is a common shorthand term used to refer to the ALT attribute within in the IMG tag. Any time you use an image, be sure to include an ALT tag or ALT text within the IMG tag. Doing so will provide a clear text alternative of the image for screen reader users. The “ALT tag” can help make the object accessible and provide clarification. The “ALT tag” will also help you refer to the image within the document.
Fortunately, Google makes it easy for you to insert an “ALT tag” for a picture. Just follow these steps:
- Select the image that you want to provide an “ALT tag“.
- Click on the Format tab, then select the Captions group
- Scroll to the bottom of the menu and click on the ALT Text… link
- A pop-up box will appear. Provide a Title and Description.
- Click OK