Caitlin Geier is a UX designer at Deque. As a UX designer, Caitlin’s work with accessible design flourished once she began working for Deque. She is passionate about understanding the users she’s designing for, and she continually strives to incorporate accessibility elements into her work in order to ensure that all users can benefit from inclusive design.
For developers and designers, it is not easy to determine is when to use alt text and how to write alt text that will be effective. In order to write appropriate alt text, you need to understand who you’re writing the alt text for and what the purpose of the image is.