image without alt attribute?

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image without alt attribute are useless in Google images and will not show?
#alt #attribute #image
  • Profile picture of the author retsek
    The file-names.jpg are also read and are also relevant; as well as text that surrounds the image; as well as the title of the page in which the image is embedded.

    So if your image lacks Alt text, it's not excluded from Image search. They still have all those things to draw on to determine context and relevance.

    But don't take that as an excuse to not tag your images appropriately. There's other uses for the Alt tag, other than Search engine optimization.
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  • Profile picture of the author analsaha
    Optimizing images is becoming more and more important in SEO (Search Engine Optimization) for websites. The ALT attribute is a critical step that is often overlooked. This can be a lost opportunity for better rankings
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  • Profile picture of the author jovykhan
    Not true. In my experience even if your image does not have alt text or has a random file name, it still show up in the Image search as long as the term you are searching appears in the page.

    Let's say for example, search your name in Google image search and for sure if you have facebook, your facebook profile image will surely be there and try to see the characteristic of that image in terms of alt and url.
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  • Profile picture of the author Catarina
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  • Profile picture of the author jhonybravo222
    Search engines cannot read text in images and for the understanding of spider you have to use alt tag thats helpful in increasing your exposure thats helpful in boosting the rank of your page.
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  • Profile picture of the author stevensmith
    Google spider will only read alt tags. It will not read any images. So what ever text that appears in the alt tag it reads that.
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  • Profile picture of the author tiplonski
    In HTML. alt tags are used as a description of the image. If you do not include the alt tag, the image will still show up. Alt tags are used for Google to figure out what the image is that you are displaying. Another use for these tags are to help those with disablities because readers tell the individual what is listed in that tag.

    In order for your website to be validated and have proper code, it is better to use the alt tag than to not include it.
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  • Profile picture of the author jewelraz
    alt helps google bot to read the name of your images so, it is a better practice in SEO sector. But if you don't use alt image then google will also index it with a random name you have given.
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  • Profile picture of the author dbwebdesignz
    Optimized images are images with an alt tag. They will still show up in Google Images as it can read the file name but it does prefer to have them optimized with alt tags and does give them more authority
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