"Alt tag" is also known as "alt attribute" or "alt description" is an alternative text for an image, describing the content of the image in one sentence. It is used to help search engines read the content of images. Because search engines cannot interpret images and only understand text, you will need text to explain the content of image to search engines, which can help improve the SEO of your store.
SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, which simply means optimizing search results. The function of SEO makes it easier for your customers to find your products when searching for products, increasing the exposure of the store and bringing more sales.
This article will introduce you to the locations where the store supports the alt tag:
Step 1: Confirm your plan of store and start using it
in the upper right corner of the store backstage, go to "Hello, OOO" > "My Subscription & Billing" to view the store's plans and modules.
- If you see the screen as below, there are "Paid" and "Module" in the "Plan Subscription" section. Please confirm whether your store has a "e-Commerence" plan. If so, you can go to step 2 to set it up.
- If you see the screen as below, the "Plan" in the "Current Plan" is Basic, Advanced, Premium, O2O, or Enterprise. Please confirm whether your store has a "Advanced/Premium/O2O/Enterprise".
If so, please go to "App" > "App Store" in the left menu to install the features.
Step 2: setup image alt tag
go to different page below to setup image alt tag
- Product (Product Photos (Main), Additional Product Photos, Variants image)
- Add-ons iteam
- Categories Banner
- Advanced pages and Express Checkout Pages
1. Product Photos (Main)
Into Product edit page > "Images" tab, and upload an image then you will see an "ALT" button. Click button to edit image alt tag.
2. Additional Product Photos
Into Product edit page > "Info" tab, and upload an image then you will see an "ALT" button. Click button to edit image alt tag.
3. Variants image
Into Add-ons item edit page > "Add-on item Info" tab, and upload an image then you will see an "ALT" button. Click button to edit image alt tag.
Into Categories edit page > "Categories Banner" section, and upload an image then you will see an "ALT" button. Click button to edit image alt tag.
Advanced pages and Express Checkout Pages
＊If your store which is using "basic plan" also has this function. Can set image alt tag in Advanced Pages and Express Checkout Pages.
To customized your image alt tag in Advanced Pages and Express Checkout Pages, you could first insert your image file by drag-and-drop elements. When you click the image inserted, there will be a menu for editing. You could provide the image alt tag in the content part.