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Images ALT tag

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by mahamad3, May 13, 2012.

  1. mahamad3

    mahamad3 Regular Member

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    Hi

    As you know there are allot of images plugins for Joomla, but most of them don't give option to write ALT tag , i am using a plugin called ( Very Simple Image Gallery ) , and it's give you the option to write ALT tag for every photo in the gallery but the code is a Little strange for me

    {vsig}folder name{/vsig} when you write the folder name, it will show all photos inside this folder


    {vsig_c}0|Image name|title|text{/vsig_c} when you write an image name located inside the folder you target in the first code , it will show ALT tag at this photo, and your repeat the second code for every image

    but do you think google will read it as an ALT Tag and will help SEO ?? i doubt that as the code is separated and it's not the normal html ALT tag code

    so what do you think
     
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    Bartholomew Regular Member

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  3. DatingGuru

    DatingGuru Newbie

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    does alt image tag really work in terms of seo.
     
  4. johndoejohndoe

    johndoejohndoe Junior Member

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    Yes, I'm confident it matters a good deal when attempting to rank your images high in image search also.
     
  5. milian

    milian Power Member

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    unless the code is alt="word goes here" it's not an alt tag
     
  6. BlackHatWidow

    BlackHatWidow Newbie

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    Alt tags for images give disappointing results. Text below or above, relevant file name, anchor text links work best.
     
  7. Narrator

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    Alt tags do help with SEO it is also best practice for accessibility. Target was actually sued a few years ago for not including alt tags to accommodate blind users.


    Cheers!
     
  8. Numa68

    Numa68 Registered Member

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    Alt tags certainly do help in SEO. Anything that makes a page more navigable for people with disabilities will be loved by Google. It seems that Bing doesn't place quite as much emphasis on usability, but it is still a ranking factor for them too.
     
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    wangxs0325 Registered Member

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    write alt tag is necessary and do good to seo!