Web Accessibility Best Practices

Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES) and Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES)

University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

Navigation Icons

Navigation Icons are often images of arrows that allow the user to navigate a series of pages. Navigation Icons should have a very short ALT attribute set to the action they will perform.

Example Navigation Icon:


Acceptable markup:

<img src="images/backarrow.png" alt="Back" />