Monday, May 05, 2014

Adding alt, title attribute and caption for photos uploaded to Blogger

I already have a post on uploading pictures in the HTML mode and adding alt attribute to the picure, so to make it complete, let's make a post to explain to show step by step how you can add alt and title attributes as well as caption in the COMPOSE mode.

(alt attribute of the form alt="some text" will cause the "some text" to display when if for any reasons the picture cannot be displayed. It will also cause the text to be audible when a vision impaired visitor using screen reading software visit a webpage with pictures.)

Let's upload a picture here while in the COMPOSE mode of the post editor. Below will be what you will see in the post editor:



When you hover your mouse over the picture, the mouse cursor will change to a cross
Blogger uploaded picture cursor
Click on it and the picture become highlighted and a row with options appear below the picture

Click on PROPERTIES and a popup appears:
Then just type in whatever title text and alt text you find suitable and click OK and it is done.

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Note that you can also make the picture small, medium, large, extra large, positioned left, center, right, also add caption:

Try hovering your mouse cursor on the picture above and note what you can see. Note that there is also a caption.



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