Bookmarklet: Show Images + Alt Text

How to use this:
In Internet Explorer or Firefox simply right-click on the image above and "Add to Favorites/Bookmarks". When you are visiting or proofing a webpage select the bookmark from your bookmarks menu and it will display the current page's images and associated alt text.

What is alt text (original source from
A user may see alt text as an alternative to images when s/he:

Alternative text is especially useful in the following situations (original source from

Also, users may opt not to load images due to security issues due to malicious spy/malware distributed using images. Email clients such as Outlook and GMail now prompt users to download images (as opposed to automatically downloading images).