Aug 03, 2022
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Set alt text for images It is recommended to set alt text for all images you use. If you're not sure what this is, don't worry, you'll find it's a very simple and easy thing to do. When adding an image to WordPress media, an upload screen will appear where you can adjust its settings. I haven't done this yet, you just click the edit icon for the image in the post and fill in its alt text: What's the benefit of doing this : Search engines can parse your content along with images and get more information about what was written. SEO points! Another way to add keywords to your posts. SEO again If the image doesn't happen to Latest Mailing Database be loaded, your readers can still understand what's on the image. UX point A good way to test if your alt text is good is to ask yourself: "If I read it to someone who can't see the photo, will he/she understand what the photo looks like?" And to give a short example of what is good and bad alt text: Bad : Photos from the phone Good : Wide, high-key photo of the iPhone in the center, with gold pencils and gold roses on the sides.Choose the right photo Oh, that was hard. How to know which photo is good or bad? First, it has to fit the content. For example, a bunch of bunnies get confused talking about black holes... unless you know how to make it work, send it to wpdevrix ! It's all about context. The image has to work well with your content - it should show what you're explaining or help set the mood. First, let's start with some bad examples: You are writing about SEO practices. In the middle of the text between the two general introductory paragraphs, place an image of a laptop.