how to add alt attributes to images in elementor

How to Add Alt Attributes to Images in Elementor

Images are an important part of any website. You can’t share your messages properly with the audience and describe your product without images. However, it is crucial to introduce pictures or any other media to search engines like Google. Alt text to images will do this without any hassle. It helps search engines to understand what your picture is all about and help you reach the right audience.

WordPress users can do that within a few clicks. For Elementor users the process is slightly different.

Today we are going to see how to add alt attributes to images in Elementor. 

So, let’s start with the-

Benefits Of Alt Text To Images

Adding alt text to images is pretty much helpful for many reasons. When you upload an image to your site, you must write alt text for all of your images because it is a good opportunity to improve user accessibility and experiences.

Adding alt text for images will provide great strength to your SEO. Images cannot be interpreted by search engines and other robots and images. Search engine crawlers get better image content & description and it helps for indexing images. So when your uploaded images are properly formatted with alt text, it contributes to the efforts in indexing pages and ranking them.

How to Add Alt Attributes to Images In Elementor Using The Image Widget?

First, you need to edit the page in Elementor where you want to place the image.

Once Elementor is active on the page, drag and drops the Image widget on the page.

how to add alt attributes to images in elementor

Now, click on the Choose Image field from the left-side Elementor panel.

choose image field

You will see the Insert Media dialog box will open up. You have to insert the desired image on the page from the Media Library tab. You can also upload a new image from the Upload Files tab.

Once you have selected the image to insert on the page, you can set the desired alt text for the image in the Alt Text field. Then click the Insert Media button to add the image to the page.

how to add alt attributes to images in elementor

That’s it!

That is how you can insert an image on the page with an alt text set in Elementor.

What if you are using the Text Editor widget instead of the Image Widget? Even then, the process is the same. You will need to set the alt text in the Insert Media dialog box as you do for the Image Widget.

How do I add alt attributes to an image?

Simply add an alt attribute to the <img> tag in the HTML code. If you’re using a modern CMS, it should be possible to add alt text without having to dig into the HTML code

How do I know if an image has an alt tag?

You can check if an image has alt text by turning on a screen reader and selecting the picture to hear how it’s described. You can also inspect the HTML of the image in any browser by right-clicking and choosing “Inspect” or “Inspect Element.

What is an alt tag for images?

An alt tag, also known as “alt attribute” and “alt description,” is an HTML attribute applied to image tags to provide a text alternative for search engines.


Adding alt text to images in Elementor is no different from how you add alt text to images in WordPress.

In both cases, you can set the alt text using the Insert Media dialog box.

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