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    Is there a difference in the treatment between alt and title attributes for <img> tag

    Is there a difference in the treatment between alt and title attributes for <img> tags in terms of SEO implications?

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    First, to be terminologically clear, there is no such thing as an alt tag. It is an alt attribute within an img tag.

    Secondly, title attributes are not considered important in the SEO rankings, as it can be easily spammed (you can put a title attribute on many different tags).

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    First, to be terminologically clear, there is no such thing as an alt tag. ... Is there a difference in the treatment between alt and title attributes for <img> tags in terms of SEO implications? ... Alt attributes, while positive to SEO, are also considered in many countries to be a necessity in terms of accessibility of use for a website.

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    The <img> tag has two required attributes:
    src - Specifies the path to the image.
    alt - Specifies an alternate text for the image, if the image for some reason cannot be displayed.

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    The Importance of Alt Text Content for Image SEO. ... 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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    ALT text or ALT attribute (sometimes incorrectly used as “ALT tag”) is the important text of the image, that is understandable by Google and other search engines. ... Title text or Title attribute (often incorrectly used as “Title tag”) is the text of images which a user sees after hovering over the image.

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    ALT text or ALT attribute (sometimes incorrectly used as “ALT tag”) is the important text of the image, that is understandable by Google and other search engines. ... Title text or Title attribute (often incorrectly used as “Title tag”) is the text of images which a user sees after hovering over the image.Jan 22, 2018

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