How to add Alt Text to Facebook?

Here Envision will explain how you can add Alt Text to your Facebook posts so you can contribute to making the digital world a bit more accessible.

July 5, 2022

Alt Text is a description of your visual content so that people with a visual impairment can know what you’re posting as well. Often people with a visual impairment will use a screen reader function to hear the Alt Text spoken out to them. Here we will explain how you can add Alt Text to your Facebook posts so you can contribute to making the digital world a bit more accessible.

1. Start by creating a new post and selecting your visual.

2. Click “Edit”.

3. Click on “Alternative Text”

A screenshot which shows the editing options when posting to facebook. The example picture used for this post is drawing of a logo representing accessibility; a stick figure in a circle.

4. Write your description of the visual.

A screenshot which shows where you can find the option of adding alt text when posting to facebook. The example picture used for this post is drawing of a logo representing accessibility; a stick figure in a circle.

There you go! You have now made your social media post more accessible, go you! Curious how you can add Alt Text to your other social media channels? Check out our other blog posts!

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