Importance Of Images Of Your Blog In SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

By F.A Mollick

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Blogging is amazing. Professional bloggers who are writing blog post in a regular basis never feel bored for blogging. Blogging is interesting. And what about images in blogging?

Images make a blog attractive. It make blogging site beautiful. By looking at the image of a blog post the reader got interested in reading your blog. Images of a blog post first attract the audience.

So is that the only reason to use images in blog? No, images not use in blog just because your blog looks beautiful and attractive. There is also a great value of images of a blog in SEO (Search Engine Optimization). In this blog post I am going to tell you about the importance of images of your blog in SEO.

How images in your blog can make your blogging site SEO friendly?

Obviously you have search Google for images. Google provide image search option. On Google image search you will find the link to visit the web page where the image is located. Thus you will get traffic through the images of your blog or website that are available on Google mage search.

Image SEO – Get More Search Traffic To Your WordPress Blog

How to make images of your blog SEO friendly?

To make your image SEO friendly you should use image alt and title tag. Look at the below code:

<img src="IMAGE-PATH/image.jpg" alt="image alt text" title="title of the image"/>

The above code is showing you where to use alt and title tag for the images of your blog. alt tag is more importance for make the images SEO friendly. The title tag has very less importance but you can use it.

Make the WordPress blog post images SEO friendly

For WordPress blog you will get the options to put alt and title tag for your images in the time of adding the image inside your post through post editor.

Also there are some plugins available for WordPress which provide image SEO. Some SEO plugins like Yoast do this nicely. SEO Friendly ImagesWordPress Image SEOSeo Optimized Images are some of the nice plugins which can be use for making your images in your blog posts SEO friendly for your WordPress blog site and you don’t have to write SEO for all the images one by one.

One more thing I want to say that you should always optimize the images before you add it on your site. Optimizing image will decrease the memory size of images and your page will get faster loading time. Search engines like Google always like web pages with faster loading time. Thus you will improve the SEO of your website or blog by optimizing images.

I always and highly recommend to make the images of your blogging site SEO friendly. Don’t lose the chance to getting traffic from images of your blog site.

 

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