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Which of these Alt Tags is the most appropriate?  

Posted on 16 November 2023

3 Alt Tags for 3 images

  • Work, lifestyle and business concept. Good-looking focused european female in trendy glasses sitting in cafe near laptop, working on notebook, surrounded with books, making notes for lesson with kids
  • About_hero
  •  

These are the Alt tags on a website I came across yesterday on the Home Page. They went with the featured stock images that were grouped together, as the prominent images.

I think that perhaps most people would agree that “good-looking” is both subjective and inappropriate.

“Work, lifestyle and business concept“ might be more appropriate in a caption, if used at all.

However, at least it is possible to get some sense of the photo, whereas the other two are clearly of no use.

AI does have its uses!

I put these images into PowerPoint and it used AI to autogenerate the descriptions, which I have put in the Alt Tag myself. They were:

  • A person sitting at a table using a computer
  • A group of people sitting at a table
  • A group of young girls running in a hallway

Please add alt tags to your images, even if you are not certain about how much or how little to say, please at least say something or use AI to do it for you! Something is better than nothing!

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