adding alt text to images in wix

Adding Alt Text to Images in Wix (with Video)

Adding Alt Text to Images in Wix – In this post I am going to show you how to add alt text to images in Wix step-by-step.

You will learn what image alt text is, why it’s important for SEO and how to add it to your Wix images.

This post is part of our Wix SEO series, including:

If you need help with your adding alt text to images in Wix, please feel free to drop us a line.

What is the Alt Text?

Alt text, or alternative text or alt tag, is the description of an image.

The main function of the alt text is to help people with eyesight disabilities understand what an image is about.

The second main function is to inform search engines like Google about the content of the image.

Why is the Alt Text Important for SEO?

Alt text is important for SEO because search engines can’t read or understand the content of an image.

By describing the image itself, the alt text helps search engines better understand and rank your pages and images.

Adding Alt Text to Images in Wix (Individual)

To add Alt Text to individual images in Wix:

  1. From your dashboard, click on Site Actions > Edit Site
  2. Select the image you want to edit
  3. Click on Settings (the cog icon)
  4. Find the field What’s in the image? Tell Google and enter your alt text
  5. Close the popup and click Publish on the top right of the screen

Adding Alt Text to Images in Wix (Gallery)

To add Alt Text to gallery images in Wix:

  1. From your dashboard, click on Site Actions > Edit Site
  2. Select the gallery you want to edit
  3. Click on Change Images
  4. Select the image you want to edit
  5. Find the field Title (alt text) and enter your alt text
  6. Close the popup and click Publish on the top right of the screen

Wix Alt Text Best Practices

  • Choose one focus keyword for the page the image is on and add it as an alt tag to your image
  • Be descriptive
  • Make sure your alt tag is unique
  • Avoid adding ‘picture of’ or ‘photo of’

Sources

https://support.wix.com/en/article/optimizing-your-images-and-galleries-for-seo-alt-text
https://support.wix.com/en/article/wix-editor-adding-alt-text-to-your-image

About Pasquale Mellone

Pasquale is Founder at Increasily.com, a digital strategy agency based in Dublin, Ireland; and Co-Founder at luxury ecommerce marketplace Thesidebe.com. Pasquale has +15 years of experience in Digital Marketing and Account Management. He currently lives in Dublin with his wife, stepdaughter and cat.

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