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    Why do you need alt text on your images?

    Hi, can anyone please explain why do you need alt text on your images?

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    Having alt text on your images is good on-page SEO practice. It helps search engines to crawl and index your images properly and give you good SEO score.
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    Hi. The Alt attribute is indexed by search engine bots and used by them to determine the content of detected images. And this is important both to improve the relevance of the pages of the site, and to attract additional traffic to it from the “Search by pictures”. It is one of the important things in SEO optimization

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    An Alt text on images generally describes the details of the image and the functionality of the image in terms to the website page.

    It is very much helpful for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) as search engines like Google gives high value on alt texts to determine what is on the image and also for analyzing the surrounding text.

    Using alt texts for images is also beneficial for visually impaired people who use screen readers to browse web pages and also for the ones who use non-graphical web browsers. This is very much required when the readers need to understand what information the image is trying to convey.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonamg9291710 View Post
    Hi, can anyone please explain why do you need alt text on your images?
    Hi,

    Using atl text on images is a part of image optimization and it's a good practice in SEO.
    This will helps to get a better rank in search engine.

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    Web crawlers can't see the images but it can crawl the alt tag information present in the Image tag. The search engine can better understand the image by this way.

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    Because Crawlers can't index images so you need to give Alternate name for Images so that crawlers or robots can crawl and index the image.

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    I would like to answer the question Alter text is the most essential part of SEO industries. cause of alt text help to rank your any kind of images. In one sentence can say Alter text is a ranking factor for SEO.

    So I suggest you always do use alter the text. And it is too best & helpful that if you use your main keyword in the alt text, so it is count like highly ranking. Cause, someone when search that keyword they will find easily what they wanted.

    I think it's must be helped.

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    Well said "Using all text on images is a part of image optimization" that Google can understand an image but I just need to know.

    Can we use long text as an alt image tag?

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    Alt text is a great place to include your main keyword to improve your image search ranking for that term. It is important to use appropriate text that actually describes your image.

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    As you can see the alt text describes what image is. It is important and necessary to add alt text to the photos on your website for search engines.Adding image alt text may seem like a small matter. However, it’s worth paying attention to if you want your site to rank as highly as possible in search engines (and attract the most views).
    The main purpose of alt text is to inform the reader of what the image shows if they can’t view it, your alt-text should never drag on. Simply explain what the image shows using your keywords as the primary descriptor and additional text as needed.

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    For search engines to better understand the context of the page and for the visually impaired to understand what image was added

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    Crawler or bots not able to read images, but images can play a important part in how people interpret a particular web page. Alt tags solve for this by providing text which can be read by the search engines.

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