Optimize images with alt tag to increase Traffic

I have just read before an E-book from Google which make me learn to increase traffic by tagging image so I must share this information for my visitors how to optimize images to increase traffic. As we all know that, from webmasters to usual internet users, Google image search is mostly used to search valuable and quality images and photos which they use for their assignment and I have also learnt that about most of your traffic depend on image searching.

optimize image alt tag

Image tag is simple HTML code which helps crawler robots to explain about your image. Same as when you write such articles and start finding rich keywords and write description, here also image tag will help robots to scan your image description with your content that this image is about SEO or Blogging or whatever, otherwise robots will not identify about your image contents.

How to insert alt tag in image

Now I will tell you how you can add description to image with as per contents

Below is simple image HTML code

<img src=”your image url” />

When you insert this above code it will show image but only with this code robot cannot inspect your image it will just scan your text contents but if you add alt code and write description properly robots can judge your image is what about. So let start indexing your image content by robots by adding alt tag which Google has introduced to describe and index you image content.

<img src=”your image url” alt=”your image description here”/>

This is all we are talking about. In this above code you can see there is alt=”” tag after image URL which will brief spiders about your image now you have to put your image description between inverted commas.

Tips for using alt tag

Now I will tell you such tips you must keep in you mind how you can put proper description for your image.

  • Your description should be 3 or maximum 4 words not more than 4
  • Put description like “Make Money Online”, not “How to make money online”.
  • Don’t write alt tag like keywords “make money,how to,alt tags” Write proper English words in description to help spiders crawl your image properly and avoid special characters such as % # $ ^ etc.

Check this

or Your may Use alt tag in Image Manually

When you upload image you can see its HTML code in Post Editor’s HTML view it will be look like this

<img src=”http://3.bp.blogspot.com/clpLxJJRxz4/UVQ9t3KFyeI/AAAAAAAAB8Q/Xdyj_HYGw3Y/s400/DUPLICATE2.JPG” />


For inserting alt tag


<img src=”http://3.bp.blogspot.com/clpLxJJRxz4/UVQ9t3KFyeI/AAAAAAAAB8Q/Xdyj_HYGw3Y/s400/DUPLICATE2.JPG” alt=”your image description here” />

It will turn your image go generate more traffic for your blog. INSHALLAH you will find this trick very useful.

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  • Dear yehi he code aap phr se read kare

  • farhan

    Assalam o alaikum
    bahi 2011 main aik code tha, jo apnay blog main add karnay say, google jo aap k blog ki images index karta hai, un par agar koi click karay to direct aap k blog main ajata ? bahi i need that code, please help me out , bohat mushukil say aap ki id dhondi

  • Truly awesome i must say, i also got the great floating tool from your site and now this.

    But now when we click on a image, we get properties which shows ALT tag, isn't it same as this ?

    I'm very new so forgive me if its noobish

  • ThnQ Dear

  • Hello I just want to say your blog was helpful thank you 🙂

    And better than mine 😀