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    Why is alt text important?

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    I want to know that Why is alt text important?

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    Additionally, alt text is important to provide contextual relevance about the page where the image resides. When you use an optimized alt attribute with a target keyword, it gives your page a relevance boost. The content of the alt text is a helpful signal for search engines to understand what your page is all about.

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    Adding alt text to images is an essential practice and one of the best ways to increase the accessibility of the website. There are various benefits of using these -

    It enables use of screen readers. Visually impaired users using screen readers will hear the alt text and get a better understanding of the images on the page.
    If the image fails to load, the alt text will be displayed. There could be various reasons as to why the image fails to load - slow connections, erred source of the image, and such. Using an alt text, you provide a fallback for all these cases.
    Alt text provides a context of the image to search engines and other crawlers, optimizing your site for better search engine rankings.
    Remember it as a rule to always include an alt text, and it is considered a good practice to keeping its length to a minimum, at least under 125 characters.

    Also, do never include essential information in only an image, always describe it further via text. Web accessibility, again.

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    Alt text is a tenet of accessible web design. Its original (and still primary) purpose is to describe images to visitors who are unable to see them. This includes screen readers and browsers that block images, but it also includes users who are sight-impaired or otherwise unable to visually identify an image.

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    Alt text is used to describe to search engines what the image is showing, allowing search engines to give users better results when performing an image search. Alternate text is a great place to place relevant keyword to improve your website's search engine optimization (SEO).

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    Alt-text is an tenet of accessible website site design. Its initial (but primary) intention is always to describe pictures to people that cannot view them. This consists of screen readers and plugins which prohibit graphics, however in addition, it incorporates users that are unable to identify a image or sight-impaired.

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    Alt text is used to describe to search engines what the image is showing, allowing search engines to give users better results when performing an image search. Alternate text is a great place to place relevant keyword to improve your website's search engine optimization (SEO)

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    Alt text is a tenet of accessible web design. Its original (and still primary) purpose is to describe images to visitors who are unable to see them. This includes screen readers and browsers that block images, but it also includes users who are sight-impaired or otherwise unable to visually identify an image.

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    Applying an alt attribute on an image helps Google understand what an image is about to serve it in image results.Additionally, alt text is important to provide contextual relevance about the page where the image resides

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    Alt-text is extremely important for google images if you want your images to rank there. It is essential to tell the search engine what the image is about, allowing them to give users better results for there image searches. It is an excellent place for your relevant keywords to rank higher on the search engine results pages (SERP), which also improves the website's overall performance and SEO.

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    Alt text is used to describe to search engines what the image is showing, allowing search engines to give users better results when performing an image search. Alternate text is a great place to place relevant keyword to improve your website's search engine optimization (SEO).

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    Google does not read the image it reads only the ALT text and understands about the image. So it is very important to add Alt text where ever it is necessary.

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    Alternate text (or alt-text) is text (technically metadata) that is associated with for images and other graphics is incredibly.

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    Alt tag in HTML is used for the image tag. The required alt attribute specifies an alternate text for an image, if the image cannot be displayed.
    The alt attribute provides alternative information for an image if a user for some reason cannot view it (because of slow connection, an error in the src attribute, or if the user uses a screen reader.)
    There are various guidlines for the alt tag in HTML which are :
    The text should describe the image if the image contains information
    The text should explain where the link goes if the image is inside an <a> element
    Use alt="" if the image is only for decoration.
    The purpose of alt attributes is to provide a description of the contents of an image file.
    One of the most important uses of alt attributes is to provide text for visitors who can't see images in their browsers. If a viewer can see your images, alt attributes will also show when the user hovers over your image

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