Add alt text to an image


Alt text (alternative text) is a text string attribute for an image. Adding alt text to an image improves accessibility for readers who use screen readers. As of WordPress 4.7, alt text is no longer added automatically to images.

Before you start

You'll need a user account


1. Log in to your blog.

2. Navigate to Media > Library.

3. Click an image.

4. In Attachment Details, click Edit more details:
Screenshot of media attachment details

5. Scroll down to Alternative Text and update the field:Screenshot of alternative text field

6. Click Update.

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