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What is Alt tag?

Postby jaysh4922 » Thu Apr 07, 2016 5:48 am

ALT tag is a HTML attribute, that is used for Search Engine to read your image. Search Engine can't read your image, for a perfect description of your image you required it.
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Re: What is Alt tag?

Postby halley » Fri Apr 08, 2016 2:08 am

The alt and title attributes of an image are commonly referred to as alt tag or alt text and title tag even though they’re not technically tags. The alt text describes what’s on the image and the function of the image on the page. So if you have an image that’s used as a button to buy product X, the alt text would say: “button to buy product X”. :arrow:

The alt tag is used by screen readers, the browsers used by blind and visually impaired people, to tell them what is on the image. The title attribute is shown as a tooltip when you hover over the element, so in case of an image button, the button could contain an extra call-to-action, like “Buy product X now for $19!”. :P
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Re: What is Alt tag?

Postby RankWatch » Fri Apr 15, 2016 1:35 pm

An alternative text which is used to describe the nature or contents of an image to tell Website viewers is alt tag.
<img src="image.jpg" alt="image description"/>
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Re: What is Alt tag?

Postby guptaabhijit318 » Wed Apr 20, 2016 6:09 am

An alt tag is the information which appears when the mouse hovers over an image. This tag is a very good place to add keywords which are relevant to that page and that image. They should be kept short and snappy and should contain enough information to convey the picture’s purpose but should not be overly long and complicated.
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Re: What is Alt tag?

Postby gloriavitori21 » Tue Apr 26, 2016 12:39 pm

alt is associated with the image. To search the image in a search engine is more difficult than text. This alt tag increase the search chance of image.
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Re: What is Alt tag?

Postby cyberdesign » Tue Jul 05, 2016 11:53 am

alternative tag of image. googlebot doesn't read the image so that use alt tag for search engine bot
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Re: What is Alt tag?

Postby CarolineMurphy » Thu Jul 14, 2016 11:46 am

guptaabhijit318 wrote:An alt tag is the information which appears when the mouse hovers over an image. This tag is a very good place to add keywords which are relevant to that page and that image. They should be kept short and snappy and should contain enough information to convey the picture’s purpose but should not be overly long and complicated.


jaysh4922 wrote:ALT tag is a HTML attribute, that is used for Search Engine to read your image. Search Engine can't read your image, for a perfect description of your image you required it.



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Re: What is Alt tag?

Postby cbetter » Thu Jul 28, 2016 8:58 am

Alt tab attribute is basically for search engine optimization so that your image can rank in search engine in image search its important as title tag and h1 or h2 headings as search engine only understands the alt text they are not able to read the images.Alt tag can be inserted directly in wordpress or can be inserted using html tag that is:
<img src="image.jpg" alt="image description"/>
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Re: What is Alt tag?

Postby tmtiind » Sat Aug 20, 2016 4:26 pm

Hello,
I need help in putting Alt tag on the banner image of my website
the address is https://www.takemetoindia.in

Any coding required as i can't see any options
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Re: What is Alt tag?

Postby sophiebrown » Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:22 am

The "alt tag” is a commonly used abbreviation of what is actually html alt attribute of an image tag. Every time you have an image in your text, the alt tag should describe what’s on the image. Because crawler can not read the image.
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