Enabling and Adding Alt-text to Images in Poll Everywhere
This article will show how to enable the alt-text feature in your Poll Everywhere account, as well as how to add alt-text to images within Poll Everywhere.
Log in to PollEverywhere.com
In a browser, navigate to https://www.polleverywhere.com/ and log in using your account credentials.
Access your profile settings
Access your profile settings by clicking the profile icon in the lower left hand corner.
Access the features lab section of your profile
Select the features lab option in your user profile settings.
Enable the alt-text feature and save settings
1. Click the toggle on the image alt-text feature so it shows as being on.
2. Click "apply lab settings" to save the change.
Create a new activity
Return to your Poll Everywhere page and select the button to create a new activity.
Add an image to a question or answer option
Select the image icon on a question or answer (where applicable) to upload an image.
Add image alt-text to the image
In the text box next to the image, add the alt-text describing the image.
Information on creating good alt-text for images
For resources on what to include with alt-text please see Yale's usability and accessibility guide on images here: https://usability.yale.edu/web-accessibility/articles/images