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Very frustrating photo Alt Text question. Help please!!

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Wanker12, Jun 15, 2013.

  1. Wanker12

    Wanker12 Newbie

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    OK so i give up! I feel silly. I am pretty new to this and I usually just follow the directions of whichever plugin I am using on my WP Site . I enter the alt text information and save it on EVERY photo, even NAME the photos and every time I run any software to check my seo it says my photos do not have any alt text. Even when I used the seo software that is checking for it to ADD it. It's driving me nuts! What am I doing wrong???

    Thanx in advance for any help.

    Wanker
     
  2. edyang

    edyang Junior Member

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    1. What's the name of the plugin you're using?

    2. For the webpage, right click and use View Source to look at the HTML. Use CTRL-F to do a search for ALT and see if indeed the ALT text is not being rendered.
     
  3. pavan

    pavan Elite Member

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    your software might be fetching cached page
    try to clear cache and check again
     
  4. Wanker12

    Wanker12 Newbie

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    Thank you both so much. By using page source I can see in fact it IS there but we use wp total cache and I have cleared the cache over and over and the seo software still doesn't see it.
     
  5. cooltoad

    cooltoad Senior Member

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    Well if the alt text is showing in the source page then you have nothing to worry about. The crawlers are taking notice of the alt tags. Maybe there is an issue with your SEO software?
     
  6. Techxan

    Techxan Elite Member

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    If it is in the source code, get a new seo software.

    This page will give you a quick and dirty assessment of your on page, including alt tags:

    Code:
    http://www.lxrmarketplace.com/seo-webpage-analysis-tool.html
     
  7. Kimi

    Kimi BANNED BANNED

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    After you did the edits on your images you need to clear all caches from WP total cache. And the next caching will be made with the new page source.