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What is Image Alt Title and why should I use it?

Alt title (also referred to as alternative text or alt tags) is used to describe the images on your post.


Why should I use it?

For Search Engines – Search engines regularly crawl web pages. It is easy for them to understand text copy on a page, however, images are difficult to read. This is where alt title will help. Alt title is used to describe to search engines what the image is showing, allowing search engines to give users better results when performing an image search.

If images fails to load – If for any reason an image does not render on a web page, the alt title will display instead. This means visitors to that web page understand what image should be there even though they are unable to see it.

DAM search - if you don't remember the name of image or try to find appropriate image for your new post, in Digital Assets Manager you can type in words that you used in alt title and it will be displayed in results.

How can I add Alt Title for Image?

After you upload image in Entry Editor, click on Edit icon on image, here:

In popup edit window you will find option to insert Alt Title:

For Headline image Alt Title can be added here:

Here are some advices how your Alt Title should look:

* Try to describe image best you can but be concise

*Use appropriate wording that actually describes your image. You should not include keywords that are not relevant to the image just because you think they are good for search engines, that could do more harm than good and negatively affect your website's SEO.

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