Adding alternative text descriptions to images on Facebook before you post

Posted: June 7, 2020 at 10:31 am, Last Updated: June 7, 2020 at 12:06 pm

To add alternative text descriptions before you post the image, do the following:

  • Click Photo/Video at the top of your News Feed.

 

  • Select the photo you want to add.
  • Click Edit Photo.

  • In the Alternative Text box, write your alternative text description (i.e., alt text). You can also add a Caption for the image.

  • To save your alt text and caption, click Save on the bottom left.
  • Click the Left Arrow, then click Done.
  • Your post will look like this when it is completed (NOTE: The alt text does not appear. It is only available to the screen reader user):

 

 

Write to Korey Singleton at ksinglet@gmu.edu