(Last Updated On: November 23, 2017)
How to do image SEO Alt Tag, Title Tag, Image Optimization
An alt attribute is the “alternative” text version of an image that is displayed on a website when an image is not available or when a visitor wants the text alternative. You include images in your articles to get people to read your text. Well-chosen images also strengthen your message.
According to the official definition:
The image alt text specifies an alternate text for user agents that cannot display images.
Any time you use an image, be sure to include an ALT tag within the IMG tag.
Below in bold is what an alt attribute looks like in HTML:
<img src=”seotips.gif” alt=”Seo Tips” />
Alt Tag and Image Title tag important for SEO ?
In 2007, Google officially confirmed that they mainly focus on the alt tag when trying to understand what an image is about.
Tips for writing SEO friendly image alt text:
Use the right keywords: Use the right keyword in alt text for better SEO.
Don’t make it too long: The alt text length is sufficient minimum 5 – 10 Words.