The importance of alt text - Deepstash

The importance of alt text

Alternativa texts are used for two purposes

  1. If an image failed to load, you should add a text to tell user what this image was supposed to be.
  2. For whose that use screen-readers or one of various types of text-to-speach services, they wanna your text descibes the image

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In the golden era of accessibility it becomes necessary to realize that no one consumes the digital content in one way.

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MORE IDEAS FROM The art of Alt Text

You want to focus on describing the physical aspects of the picture and speak in plain language. Resist the urge to be ornate or overly effusive with your descriptions.

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What’s in a link, anyway?

The link, these tiny things that we use in many places, in a sentence, as a nav link or even embedded in a call to action; but the common purpose between them are thus clicking a link could:

- Take the user:

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Image Optimization

Image optimization is a critical part of SEO.

Just as the content you write for your site needs to speak to both your audience and Google, so do your images.

Image SEO is more than just getting your images to rank. It’s about optimizing your images so they:

  • Keep your web pages loading quickly
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