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ALT text

(ALTernate text) On a Web page, a text description that can be added to the HTML tag that displays an image. The ALT text is displayed by the browser when the cursor is moved over the picture. If pictures are turned off in the browser, the ALT text is automatically displayed instead.
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Such errors can include: the number of broken links and broken anchors, slow pages caused by large images and excessive information, missing ALT attributes, missing image definitions, distorted images, problem page titles, and missing Meta tags.
SiteSweeper can help Web managers improve the quality of their sites by providing reports on the number of broken links, slow pages caused by large images and excessive information, missing ALT attributes, missing image definitions, distorted images, problem page titles, and missing Meta tags.