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Re: Alt text for images


From: Sandy Feldman
Date: Sep 21, 2020 12:08PM

Hey Radhika,

If you are using WordPress to handle the huge data assets you can use
the "attachment details" window in the Media Library to add meta data to
each asset.

The "description" field lets you add all kinds of information that will
not show up, either visibly or audibly. It's a very good spot to put the
information that will help you find the asset again. So, for example,
text like "AGM 2019" and "Annual Report 2020". Or, really, anything that
will make likely search terms.

I think alt text needs to be added one image at a time by a human. The
AI alt text I've seen, so far, is not  good enough to provide a real

Add the alt to the attachment details in the media library. You'll have
a chance to change it when you add the image to a page. (Important note
- changing the alt text in the media library will have NO impact on the
alt in a page once the image is up there.)

I hope that helps,


On 2020-09-21 12:41 p.m., Radhika Takyar wrote:
> Happy Monday!
> Just wanted to check on how does big companies who have huge data assets/ images with text handle Alt text for images? Any thoughts ?
> Thanks in advance!
> Regards,
> Radhika
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