Trying to sort out how image descriptions work in Tootdon. I don’t see any place that’s not part of the toot itself to add one. Am I missing something?
Regardless, here’s a photo of the £1 poker chip from the new deluxe remake of Brass by Roxley Games, one of my favorites. #boardgames
@ramsey For instance, providing alt-text to images in WordPress automatically applies them to the image tags. Not sure whether that’s the same here. If it’s a feature of Mastodon, it doesn’t seem to be extended to my iOS client.
@jmichaelward I know what alt-text is. I’m not sure what part if the toot would apply as alt-text for images you add to it.
@ramsey My apologies if I’m not describing the issue well, there’s no way I meant to imply you didn’t know what alt-text was. I just meant there’s a UI for applying it in WordPress, I’m told its use is encouraged here, but I don’t know whether it’s an actual feature or just an encourager practice.
@jmichaelward Oh. I think they just want you to describe the photos in your toot when you post them, instead of just posting photos with no text.
@ramsey That’s what I’m looking for. Thanks - trying my best to be a good citizen of the Fediverse. :)
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