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[DRAFT] Images: overview

In this tutorial you will learn how to publish accessible images on the Web. It includes the following pages:

  • Basic concepts: Background on accessible images and text alternatives;
  • Functional images: Used alone as a link or button to activate a function;
  • Images of text: Used to represent text intended for reading;
  • Informative images: Used to graphically illustrate concepts and information;
  • Complex images (such as graphs and diagrams): Used to convey data and detailed infomation;
  • [@@@ Image maps: either as new sub-page or as part of "complex images"]
  • Decorative images: Used purely for decorative purposes and do not convey substantial information;