Google: your website can rank for text in img alt attributes

On Twitter, Google’s John Mueller confirmed that a website can be ranked for words that are used in the img alt attributes of the web pages.

img alt attributes and SEO

How to check the alt attributes of your website images

Among many other things, the website audit tool in SEOprofiler checks the img alt attributes on your web pages. The Top 10 Optimizer tool in SEOprofiler also analyzes your pages and it shows you how to improve the img alt attributes (and other things) to get higher rankings:

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Johannes Selbach

Johannes Selbach is the CEO of SEOprofiler. He blogs about search engine optimization and website marketing topics at "http://blog.seoprofiler.com".