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How to specify an alternate text for an image in HTML ?
  • Last Updated : 09 Sep, 2020

The alternative text for an image is useful when the image not displayed/loaded. If the image is not loaded the its alternative text is displayed on the web page. Alternative text is the alternative information for an image.

Example 1: In this example, the image path contains the image so it will display the image.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        How to specify an alternate 
        text for an image? 
    </title
</head
  
<body
    <h1 style="color:green;">GeeksforGeeks</h1
  
    <h2>
        How to specify an alternate 
        text for an image?
    </h2
  
    <img src
        alt="GeeksforGeeks logo"
</body
  
</html>

Output:

Example 2: In this example, the image path is not correct so it will display alternative text information.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        How to specify an alternate 
        text for an image? 
    </title
</head
  
<body
    <h1 style="color:green;">GeeksforGeeks</h1
  
    <h2>
        How to specify an alternate 
        text for an image?
    </h2
  
    <img src= "geeks.png"
        alt="GeeksforGeeks logo"
</body
  
</html>

Output:




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