When including text content in images, use
text elements so that the prose is available to
assistive technologies. When distorting and changing the appearance of text, using
elements ensures the prose can be made available to anyone who cannot decipher the alterations.
font element can also be used to create custom fonts to avoid drawing text into the
title of a component is also used as text within the component, the
element can be used to reference the prose instead of creating a new
The W3C Accessibility Features of SVG includes the following reference examples:
The source of the The Bifter comics can also be reviewed for examples of accessible text.