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CSS Compass Basics Compass Helper Functions Text Replacement and Inline Images

David Service
David Service
12,928 Points

Replacing <img> tag with CSS image.

Would using this CSS technique for the inclusion of our logo really make for better accessibility and SEO outcomes?

Considering that any embedded <img> tag would have β€œalt” and β€œtitle” attributes (which we lose the use of with this technique), are the accessibility and SEO outcomes really that much better?

Not a critical question, but it has me a bit curious if anyone has the time to shed some light on it.

Thanks for the help,

David

Zachary Green
Zachary Green
16,359 Points

I would use css for backgrounds and other aesthetic img's. for img's that are content i would use the img tag for the exact reason of SEO.

David Service
David Service
12,928 Points

Hi Zachary,

That's just the answer I was looking for. Thanks for straightening that out for me.

David