John Mueller from Google stated on Twitter that your web pages can rank in Google web search for content that you put within image alternative text. He also added this is easy to test, and SEOs have over the years, by putting a unique string of text in their alt tags and seeing if Google will show the page in the search results after that page is indexed. … [Read more...] about Google: Pages Can Rank For Image Alt Text Content In Web Search
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Alternative text is used by screen readers for the blind to decipher what an image is about. It lets you specify an image description that is fed through an audio-based prompter that tells blind people what is currently on the page as they are scrolling through the page. … [Read more...] about Image Alt Text vs. Title Text vs. File Names: What’s the Difference?
Google's John Mueller made it loud and clear on Twitter that you should try to use anchor text in your links and alt text in your images. He said "I wouldn't leave it out if you can avoid it" when he was talking about anchor text in your links and alt text in your images. … [Read more...] about Google: Try To Use Anchor Text & Image Alt Text
Alt text is extremely helpful for Google Images -- if you want your images to rank there. Even if you use lazy-loading, you know which image will be loaded, so get that information in there as early as possible & test what it renders as. Like I said, this is not new advice but the way John wrote it, it sounds a lot more important than other times. We covered the importance of alt text back in 2017, 2018, and tens years before that, plus many other times. Back in May, Google even updated their image SEO guidelines which talks about the importance of alt text. … [Read more...] about Google: If You Want Your Images To Rank Then Use Alt Text
Start by taking a photo or uploading an existing photo to Instagram.Choose a filter and edit the image, then tap Next.Tap Advanced Settings at the bottom of the screen.Tap Alt Text.Write your alt text in the box and tap Done.Alt text can also be added to existing photos by following these steps: … [Read more...] about Instagram Lets Users Add Alt Text to Photos