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Dynamic Update of Alt Tags on Hover

By Sam Deering

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Proof of concept for changing alt tags/title tags on hover dynamically it gets picked up automatically by browsers and displayed as the usual “alt/title tooltip”. There is obviously no benefit to SEO using this but was good to prove it works. Check out me fiddle below.

dynamic-alt-tags

jsfiddle.net/a4yBR/

Browser support:
Latest chrome – yes
Latest firefox – yes
IE9 – yes
IE8 – ??

Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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