WordPress Image SEO plugin allows you to improve the structures of your site images and make them more search engine friendly.
WordPress has a nice media library option in which you can upload images very easily. While uploading images most of us just totally ignore the alt tags. Alt tag is an important part of your image. It describes what your image is about.
When you publish a post/page you can directly view the image. The image might be understandable to you when you take a look at it. But for the crawler it's not. The crawler does not understand the image. It reads the alt tag and tries to understand the image. So if your alt tag is empty or not relevant to your topic it's pretty much useless in search engine.
WP Image SEO allows you to optimize your blog images. It automatically fills out the missing alt tags of your images.
Once you have installed the plugin go to Settings->WP Image SEO on your WP dashboard. It will take you to the General Settings menu of the plugin
In the General Settings menu there are various options that you can configure.
You can either directly enter a text for the ALT and TITLE attributes or use the following tags:
You need to enable the following options to change the alt and title attributes automatically:
If you have an image named "McLaren.jpg" in a post titled "Car Image":
For detailed documentation please visit the WordPress Image SEO plugin page
Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.5.3
Last Updated: 2 weeks ago
Active Installs: 2,000+
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