Previously, there have been inconsistencies on the implementation of fallback content and its treatment as a replaced element for ImageInputType and HTMLImageElement. This led to interoperable issues between implementors. Examples: <input style="display: inline;" type=image alt="ALT"> <img title="foo"> <img src="foo" width=10 height=10 alt> Please see,, for visual comparison.


The behavior of ImageInputType's and HTMLImageElement's fallback content was not very interoperable, and not clearly specified. With this HTML spec PR ( the behavior has been more completely specified. Chrome will implement this modified behavior starting in M85. See,, and tracking bugs for more details and conversation.



Specification link

Final published standard: Recommendation, Living Standard, Candidate Recommendation, or similar final form

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.


Intent to Prototype url

Intent to Prototype thread

Last updated on 2021-12-13