1. About images in posts
2. Image size
3. Image name
4. Image Alt Text
5. Image type
6. Image position in the text
7. Example on how it works in practice
Having images in your texts is of a great importance from visitors' point of view. It has been shown in the past that posts with images get more bookmarks, i.e., backlinks.
This text is not about technical details on how to add images into posts. There are many good tutorials about that aspect within Wealthy Affiliate. This is only about website image optimization, on SEO issues.
From a search engine point of view, an image is an empty space. If you have them too many, this might be understood by crawlers as a content with 'poor users experience'. Not good for your post. It is thus necessary to optimize them for both visitors and search engines.
Optimization of images implies the following aspects:
- Image size
- Image attributes
- image type
- Image position in the text.
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