ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2015

8 Journal Archiving and Interchange Tag Set, version 1.1 • 8.5 Attributes

8.5.5 @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.