Tag: alt text

Picking up extra traffic with image alt text

Yesterday Anna was asking about image alt text and I realized that I haven’t written much about it before: I have a lot of pictures on my site, and Shopify makes it easy to add an alt tag to each image. I always get confused though. How many words is best, should I always add …

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Today’s tiny task: optimizing your product image alt text in Shopify

Today’s tip is around adding alt text to images. Alt(ernative) text is a small amount of text that is used to describe an image. It’s primarily used by screen readers for visually-impaired customers but search engines also use the content to better understand the image and rank it in the search results. Shopify is good …

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