Tip: How to Convert Image Text to Text

…to convert a text image to text: 1. Upload the text image to Google Drive 2. Once the file is uploaded, use the contextual menu (right-click or two fingers on touchpad) 3. Select “Open with Google Docs” 4. A new Google Docs file is created, with the image at the top of a new GoogleContinue reading “Tip: How to Convert Image Text to Text”

Making images accessible for people on Twitter | Twitter Help Center

Making images accessible for people on Twitter When you Tweet photos using the Twitter app for iOS or Android, you have the option to compose a description of the images so the content is accessible to people who are visually impaired. This article includes information about how to enable the Compose image descriptions setting andContinue reading “Making images accessible for people on Twitter | Twitter Help Center”

Twitter Adds Alt-Text Image Descriptions to Extend Tweet Accessibility

At last year’s Twitter Flight developer conference, CEO Jack Dorsey, as part of a wider effort to mend bridges with the developer community, called for ideas for updates to the service. The fourth most requested feature was providing the ability to add alternative text for images, enabling better functionality for people who are visually impaired.Continue reading “Twitter Adds Alt-Text Image Descriptions to Extend Tweet Accessibility”

Describing Images for Improved Web Accessibility | Mediacurrent

One of the most basic techniques of web accessibility is adding alternative texts to images. It is possibly the single biggest thing you can do to make your site more accessible. In fact, it is the very first item listed in the WCAG 2.0 guidelines: WCAG 2.0 Guideline 1.1.1 – “All non-text content that isContinue reading “Describing Images for Improved Web Accessibility | Mediacurrent”