Hello everyone, in this short tutorial, we are going to learn, How to Add Alt Text to Images in WordPress. Here we are going to talk about inserting Alt Text to Images in Self Hosted WordPress platform. It’s a very easy task, and you need not install any plugin for it. Alt Text is inserted in Alt Tag.
Before it let’s know What is an Alt Tag?
What is an Alt Tag?
Definition of Alt Tag is that it is an HTML attribute which is displayed to the user when the image itself can’t be displayed. That’s why it is known as Alternative Text or Alt Text, and the Alt Tag is inserted within the IMG Tag, the tag for the image.
It’s the text alternative of the Image. In other words, why we should add Alt Tag? We can insert an Alt Tag to define an Image as the Title of the image defines. Alt Tags may be helpful in the SEO if used within the content properly. That’s why I wrote this tutorial to help you inserting Alt Tag to Image in WordPress along with some SEO Tips.
Steps to Insert an Alt Text to an Image in WordPress
Here are the simple steps which you need to follow to insert an Alt Text to an Image in WordPress.
- After uploading the Image in WordPress, a window will be opened as shown in the following screenshot.
- In the right pane, you may see fields like URL, Title, Caption and there will also be Alt text field. Just fill our the text in that field which you want to use as the Alt Text as shown in the following screenshot.
- That’s all, click on the Insert into post button to insert the image into the blog post.
What to Add as Alt Text to Image?
Now, the question that arises is what text should be added in the Alt Text for better SEO. Simply make use of the keyword which you are focusing the blog post who are writing. Include the keyword properly in the Alt text which also makes sense. Usually, I keep the Title as well as the Alt text same. But I make proper use of the keyword in the Title as well as the Alt Text. One example is already shown in the above screenshot in which I have added the focus keyword, “On Page SEO” in the Title as well as in the Alt text.
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