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Image Alt Text vs Image Title in WordPress

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There are a large number of sites out there that show images with their content or as the primary part of their content. Even though WordPress comes with the option to add alt title and image title they are often not used. In this video, we will show you the difference between image alt text and image title.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

Adding a image alt text will show when the image can’t be displayed or to help search engines decide what the image is.

An image title will show when a user mouses over a image.

These attributes are used to help with accessibility on your site for those with poor vision or screen readers.

To add the alt and image title start by uploading a image.

You will see the ability to add the alt title.

Once the image is in your post you can edit the image and there you will find the image title to set.



Mazi has nine years of web development experience with the past five years spent honing his skills with WordPress plugins and themes. He's an expert in WooCommerce and is the author of the Simple Sales Tax plugin, a popular sales tax compliance solution for WooCommerce. Brett understands the importance of excellent communication, prides himself on producing high-quality code, and is comfortable working solo or as part of a team.

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