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ALT text

(ALTernate text) On a Web page, a text description that can be added to the HTML tag that displays an image. The ALT text is displayed by the browser when the cursor is moved over the picture. If pictures are turned off in the browser, the ALT text is automatically displayed instead.
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For instance, elements such as alt attributes and video transcripts can help search engines understand there are images or videos on a page, explains Austin Paley, corporate marketing communications manager at the digital agency Blue Fountain Media.
If it uses ALT attributes to describe the images in Web page code, they tell the search engines what each graphic is about, which can help the rankings.
word; -- Uses relative font sizes; -- Images and links have title and alt attributes, which describes
Such errors can include: the number of broken links and broken anchors, slow pages caused by large images and excessive information, missing ALT attributes, missing image definitions, distorted images, problem page titles, and missing Meta tags.