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Alt Tags on Unsignificant Images?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by mistajay1031, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. mistajay1031

    mistajay1031 Registered Member

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    I've always read that "all images should have alt tags", how about images without much significance.

    For example, my homepage has 20 check marks and an image is used for the check mark. Should i be adding alt tags to these images, also should i put target keywords or something such as "check".

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  2. SEOnetic

    SEOnetic Senior Member

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    imagine a blind person using the site with voice narrator and if your image is missing ,then how could blind guy know that What was that image for?
     
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    ALT tags are very useful for image optimization. It helps in good search of images.even your site get listed and gets traffic by some of irrelevant images.
     
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    It is one of the important factor in on page optimization. Adding appropriate alt tag to the images on your websites will helps to achieve better ranking in the search engine by linking with appropriate keywords.
     
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    If the images are all exactly the same, try using them for your keyword variants, or something like that.
     
  6. mistajay1031

    mistajay1031 Registered Member

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    yes, of course I understand it's importance. But I have 20 pictures of small 16x16 check marks. Should I just put keyword variants or use something like "blue check mark"
     
  7. mistajay1031

    mistajay1031 Registered Member

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    still looking for a clear answer for this