-moz-force-broken-image-icon is an extended CSS property. The value 1 forces a broken image icon even if the image has an alt attribute. When the value 0 is used the image will act as usual and only display the alt attribute.

Note: Even if the value is set to 1 the alt attribute will still be displayed. More information is available below.


-moz-force-broken-image-icon: <integer>;




img {
  -moz-force-broken-image-icon: 1;
<img src='/broken/image/link.png' alt='Broken image link'>

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Note: Unless the image has a specified height and width the broken image icon will not be displayed but the alt attribute will also be hidden if -moz-force-broken-image-icon is set to 1.


  • This property will only work in Gecko-based browsers.
  • The use of this property is not recommended. A proper alt attribute should be used instead.

See also


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broken image link
Example of -moz-force-broken-image-icon
2524 bytes 2013-02-09 13:51:48 trevorh

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