Quick Tip: Supplement Text with Images and Icons

While text is the primary way of conveying information and content, images and icons can be very helpful. When we consider the many potential accessibility issues that can come from images – alternative text, sufficient contrast, legibility, etc. – we sometimes can incorrectly assume that images are “bad” for accessibility, when they can instead greatly enhance content if implemented correctly.

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