What is Alt Text?
Alt text is the alternative text used by search engines because they can’t view images. Using effective alt text will improve the search engine optimization (SEO) for your website.
Where do you place Alt Text?
After you place a photo or image on your web page select and edit it. You should see a section in the edit box for Alt Text.
Rules for Alt Text
- If the image contains text, repeat that text in the Alt Text
- Keep the Alt Text Short between 5 and 15 words.
- Keep Your Text Meaningful. Ex. If the image is on a page about minimum wage use those words in the Alt Text