Web Accessibility Best Practices

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

University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign


Logos are used for branding web resources. Accessibility requires that the ALT property of the logo's IMG tag is set to the full name of the indicated organization.

A logo for the University of Illinois:

University of Illinois

Acceptable markup for this image is:

<img src="images/UILogoCL1L.gif" alt="University of Illinois" />

One may add optionally add the TITLE property in addition to the ALT property. Many visual browsers will display TITLE information when the mouse is hovered over the image.

<img src="images/UILogoCL1L.gif" alt="University of Illinois" title="University of Illinois" />

Unacceptable examples of ALT text are: