February 22nd, 2007
So just what is a decorative image? It seems to me that one person’s eye candy is another person’s emotional link to a website.
For some, decorative images are those horizontal rules, bullets and other forms of minor clipart we find sprinkled around the web. For others, the term is wider ranging. It includes more content rich images such as photos and artwork.
So, you might ask, what’s the problem with this varied point of view? The answer is simple. Alt texts.