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What is an Alt attribute, what does it do and how do you add it to your website?

What is Alt text and what does it do?

Today I am writing about Alt attributes. Below I explain what they are and what they do. An Alt attribute is a short description of an image used on the internet. 

What is an Alt attribute?

Alt text is short for Alternative text or also know as Alt text. It tells search engines what the image is about. (Bot's are clever but they still can't see an image in the same way a human can!)

What your trades website needs

Here at My Local Trades, we have over 11 years experience in developing websites for trades people. Over this time we have learned a great deal about what works and what does not when it comes to search engines like Google and users to your website. Below you will find a list (some obvious, some not so) of the must haves for your trades website:

Blog ideas for local trades

Blog ideas for local trades

At My Local Trades, we are more than aware that almost every trades person finds it difficult to come up with inspiration for blogs on their websites. We would suggest you try following our guide below:

Try to post a blog/landing page on a regular basis. The important thing is to keep it regular, so keep it realistic. For example, it is better to post one blog at the same time each month than 2-3 the first month, 1-2 on month 2, 1 on month 3 then 1 every couple of months and so on......