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img() will now generate an empty string as an alt attribute if one is not provided.

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system/helpers/html_helper.php

 			$src = array('src' => $src);
 		}
 
+		// If there is no alt attribute defined, set it to an empty string
+		if ( ! isset($src['alt']))
+		{
+			$src['alt'] = '';
+		}
+
 		$img = '<img';
 
 		foreach ($src as $k=>$v)

user_guide/changelog.html

 	</li>
 	<li>Helpers
 		<ul>
-			<li>Added <kbd>convert_accented_characters()</kbd> function to  <a href="./helpers/text_helper.html">text helper</a>.</li>
+			<li>Added <kbd>convert_accented_characters()</kbd> function to <a href="./helpers/text_helper.html">text helper</a>.</li>
 			<li>Added accept-charset to the list of inserted attributes of <kbd>form_open()</kbd> in the <a href="helpers/form_helper.html">Form Helper</a>.</li>
 			<li>Deprecated the <kbd>dohash()</kbd> function in favour of <kbd>do_hash()</kbd> for naming consistency.</li>
 			<li>Non-backwards compatible change made to <kbd>get_dir_file_info()</kbd> in the <a href="helpers/file_helper.html">File Helper</a>.  No longer recurses
 			<li>Modified <kbd>prep_url()</kbd> so as to not prepend http:// if the supplied string already has a scheme.</li>
 			<li>Modified <kbd>get_file_info</kbd> in the file helper, changing filectime() to filemtime() for dates.</li>
 			<li>Modified <kbd>smiley_js()</kbd> to add optional third parameter to return only the javascript with no script tags.</li>
+			<li>The <kbd>img()</kbd> function of the <a href="./helpers/html_helper.html">HTML helper</a> will now generate an empty string as an alt attribute if one is not provided.</li>
 		</ul>
 	</li>
 	<li>Other Changes

user_guide/helpers/html_helper.html

 // gives &lt;img src=&quot;http://site.com/images/picture.jpg&quot; /&gt;</code>
 <p>There is an optional second parameter that is a TRUE/FALSE value that specifics if the src should have the page specified by $config['index_page'] added to the address it creates. Presumably, this would be if you were using a media controller.</p>
 <p><code>echo img('images/picture.jpg', TRUE);<br />
-// gives &lt;img src=&quot;http://site.com/index.php/images/picture.jpg&quot; /&gt;</code></p>
-<p>Additionally, an associative array can be passed to the img() function for complete control over all attributes and values.</p>
+// gives &lt;img src=&quot;http://site.com/index.php/images/picture.jpg&quot; alt=&quot;&quot; /&gt;</code></p>
+<p>Additionally, an associative array can be passed to the img() function for complete control over all attributes and values. If an alt attribute is not provided, CodeIgniter will generate an empty string.</p>
 <p><code> $image_properties = array(<br />
 	&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'src' =&gt; 'images/picture.jpg',<br />
 	&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'alt' =&gt; 'Me, demonstrating how to eat 4 slices of pizza at one time',<br />