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Adding alt-text to images

Alt-text is the image description that allows search engines to understand the nature or contents of an image. It is not displayed on the live site and is not visible to your visitors.

Alt-text can be set up only if the image has been added as a standalone element or as a part of the gallery. It is also generally recommended to add alt-text only to the meaningful images on the site — those which actually relate to the services/ business represented.

Adding alt-text to the images

Firstly, click on the image itself and open the Image settings with the "gear":

Add a brief description in the Image title (Alt text) field:

For the changes to take effect, make sure to publish the site.

Important: The changes may not be reflected in the search engines immediately. It may take up to 3-14 days for them to crawl the site and add it to their index. To speed up the process, add the site to the Google Search Console and request indexing.

Updated on: 02/09/2023

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