Ok, so I do know that we need to use keywords in our image description when adding images to our blog post. My question is do I use the same keywords in each image as the keywords I used in my blog post title? I think the answer is Yes, but I just need clarification.

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nathaniell Premium
Just use your keyword in ONE image, if you can do it naturally. Images should use natural descriptions so they are described accurately for search engines and users.
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amcg Premium
ok just one image. Crap, I have added some sort of text to every image on my blog post. The text fits the picture, but will this be considered keyword stuffing? Should I go and delete some of the text?
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nathaniell Premium
Adding text to every image is fine, and encouraged. That's great! It's just important that you don't repeat your keyword over and over again for every image.
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amcg Premium
thank you!
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Selenityjade Premium
Keywords should be added to Alt text as long as it is relevant to the actual image. Not EVERY image, that's stuffing. The alt text is so that the visually impaired can understand what the image is, so you need to describe what is in it. Don't add keywords when it doesn't make sense in describing what the picture is.
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amcg Premium
ok, thank you!
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amcg Premium
@selenityjade, what about captions? Do I need to put captions under the pictures? I don't recall that being done in the training video about adding images to a blog post.
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allancurtis Premium
Best practices indicates you want search engines and readers to know what the image is about, without even looking at it!
One of the easiest ways is to use your focus keyphrase in the image file name, image description, as well as the Alt text.
However, always ensure the keyword or phrase matches the subject of the photo.
Alt text should be considered mandatory for all images.
Allan
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amcg Premium
Thank you @allancurtis. Looks like I will need to go in and adjust some of the text. Thanks!
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