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What should we use for IMG alt tags in 2014?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by samiejg, Oct 10, 2014.

  1. samiejg

    samiejg Senior Member

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    Over the years I've heard a lot of different stories over what we should use for image alt tags. But what is proper today? I'm listing a bunch of different products on my site and each page has an image of the product. Should I be simply putting in the name of the product as the alt tag? or the keyword? Or something like "Image of xyz bottle"
     
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    Use the name of the product since the page and the image are related to the product. You can also use any sentence or phrase that best describes the image. I advise that you don't overthink it.
     
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    lord1027 Elite Member

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    There's a plugin called Image SEO or something, I've used that. I think it adds the title of the article, worked ok for me.
     
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    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    I always use ALT tags for my SEO clients. First I give the pic the name of the main keyword, enter description and top 5 keywords for ALT tags.

    It's been working great for me, most of them rank very high in the search engines.