[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #5985: Use caption in ALT text for single photos

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#5985: Use caption in ALT text for single photos
 Reporter:  alexstine        |      Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement      |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal           |  Milestone:
Component:  Photo Directory  |   Keywords:  needs-patch
 Is it possible to use the image caption as image ALT text? If you view a
 single image like this one:


 Google Chrome tries to announce to screen readers what the image appears
 to be but the caption gives a better description. Temporarily, should use
 the caption for ALT text until ALT text can be provided on upload.

 I tried to track down the theme to make a patch, but it seems it is not
 open sourced:

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5985>
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