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Help Me/Question Importance Of Alt Tag

Discussion in 'Onsite or Onpage SEO' started by Mikky004, May 18, 2017.

  1. Mikky004

    Mikky004 New Member

    May 15, 2017
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    Hi Guys,
    I have one important question and need prompt and detailed answered please.
    What is the Importance of Alt tag in onsite SEO ?Is this a ranking factor in the eyes of google?
    Thanks in advance.
  2. ademar

    White Belt

    Dec 14, 2016
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    Alt text describe what's on the image and the function on the image on the page. Each images should have alt tag. The purpose of alt tag is to provide a description of the content of an image file. Google place a relatively high value on alt tags to determine what is on the image but also to determine the topic of surrounding text.
  3. christaina desouza

    christaina desouza New Member

    Mar 9, 2017
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    The purpose of alt attributes is to provide a description of the contents of an image file. One of the most cited uses of alt attributes is to provide text for visitors who can't see images in their browsers. If a viewer can see your images,alt attributes will also show when the user hovers over your image.
  4. RH-Calvin

    Yellow Belt

    Jun 4, 2013
    +5 / -0
    Alt text (alternative text) is a word or phrase that can be inserted as an attribute in an HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) document to tell Web site viewers the nature or contents of an image. The alt text appears in a blank box that would normally contain the image.

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