Will captioning be available in the future?
Is captioning different to using alt text?
No, in the sense that using an alt attribute adds a descriptor for the content or function to an img element embedded in HTML which could then be read by a screen reader.
Something like this -
As a blind Microblogger, I’d absolutely love this feature. I thought it was possible to add alt attributes from within the Micro.blog iOS app, but now that I’m looking for it, I don’t find it any more. If this feature really isn’t available, I hope it will be added. Not only can adding alt attributes help blind folks like me, but they can help make content more searchable.
On iOS, try: new post → add image → select image → select “Add Description”
It’s the same process on the web, just without the last step.
@simonwoods I didn’t know that. That’s great to know, thanks.
@SteveSawczyn browse my last two posts and let me know how they turn out