What does this mean?

An <img> element inside a link must not specify alternative text that duplicates the content of a text link inside or beside it.

For example, this code should be avoided:

<a href="/apple">
    <img src="apple.png" alt="Apple">
    Apple
</a>

Accessible technologies will tend to see this as "Apple Apple". The correct behaviour is to specify either a null (empty) alt attribute:

<a href="/apple">
    <img src="apple.png" alt="">
    Apple
</a>

or to hide the image via aria-hidden:

<a href="/apple">
    <img src="apple.png" aria-hidden="true">
    Apple
</a>

Learn more

Read about Technique H2 on how to combine an adjacent image and texts links.

See the WAI Tutorial on decorative images.



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<a class="information-hub-carousel__link" href="https://www.hcpc-uk.org/public/" title="Members of the public" target="_top">...</a> 1
<a class="information-hub-carousel__link" href="https://www.hcpc-uk.org/employers/" title="Employers" target="_top">...</a> 1
<a class="information-hub-carousel__link" href="https://www.hcpc-uk.org/students/" title="Students and applicants" target="_self">...</a> 1
<a class="information-hub-carousel__link" href="https://www.hcpc-uk.org/registrants/" title="Registrants" target="_self">...</a> 1
<a class="information-hub-carousel__link" href="https://www.hcpc-uk.org/education-providers/" title="Education providers" target="_top">...</a> 1
<a class="information-hub-carousel__link" href="https://www.hcpc-uk.org/media/" title="Journalists and media" target="_self">...</a> 1
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