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The plugin “Image SEO” simply highlights the missing or empty alt and caption from the post images. Additionally, it also checks the missing SEO focus keywords from the image alt tag.

Now, The support is added for the Gutenberg editor from Image SEO sidebar.

You are going to see:

Introduction Introduction

While writing an article I notice that the images play a most important role in articles. They should well optimized, compressed. But, What additionally the missing alt and the caption fields.

The alt and caption plays a most important role in SEO. They must be filled with the some relative text.

So, I have create a plugin Image SEO which do the same.

Let’s see how it works with some examples.

Example 1: The post without images Example 1: The post without images

Images in the article is recommended. But, Suppose you have an article with no images then you can see the screen something like below.

The article without images by WordPress plugin Image SEO
The article without images

Example 2: The post with images Example 2: The post with images

Lets take a look how it works with the article which contain the images.

If article contain any images then it show the images with there missing alt and caption tags.

In post edit screen, you can see something like below screenshot:

The setting of Image SEO pluign when the article is with images.
An article with images

Here, We can see there are 2 images in the article.

The alt and caption both are missing from both of the images.

Now, Let’s fill the missing caption tag.

Edit the image caption
Edit the image caption

Now, After filling alt and caption tag from both of the images you can see the status as All good.

After adding image caption and alt
After adding image caption and alt

Example 3: The post with focus keywords Example 3: The post with focus keywords

Now, Let’s see how it helpful with missing keywords.

Yoast Yoast

The yoast is one of the popular SEO plugin in WordPress. Let’s see how it works with the Yoast SEO plugin.

Step 1: Add focus keywords Step 1: Add focus keywords

In the first step we need to add the focus keyword to the the post.

Set the focus keyword in WordPress Yoast plugin
Adding a focus keyword into Yoast sidebar

Here, I have added the focus keyword lorem ipsum for example.

Step 2: Evaluate with Image SEO Step 2: Evaluate with Image SEO

Open the Image SEO sidebar as below:

See the focus keyword list in Yoast SEO
Yoast focus keyword into Image SEO sidebar

Here, You ca see the focus keyword is available into the list.

Also, Note that the images are highlighted with orange color because of these should contain at least one SEO keyword.

IMPORTANT NOTE

Make sure you are not doing keyword stuffing. It is considered as spamming.

Step 3: Add focus keyword Step 3: Add focus keyword

Ok. So, Let’s add a focus keyword into the alt input field.

The image edit caption field
Adding the alt and caption for the image

Step 4: Re-Evaluate with Image SEO Step 4: Re-Evaluate with Image SEO

After adding a focus keyword into the alt tag we can see that the heading is highlighted with the green color.

See the focus keyword count into the list.
Updated status after adding

Here, We can also see that the Lorem Ipsum focus keyword is used in on image so it showing the 1 count.

Rankmath Rankmath

The rankmath is one of the popular SEO plugin in WordPress. Let’s see how it works with the Rankmath SEO plugin.

Step 1: Add focus keywords Step 1: Add focus keywords

In the first step we need to add the focus keyword to the the post.

Set the focus keyword in Rankmath.
Focus Keyword in Rankmath

Here, I have added the focus keyword:

  • Lorem Ipsum
  • Keyword One
  • Keyword Two

Step 2: Evaluate with Image SEO Step 2: Evaluate with Image SEO

Open the Image SEO sidebar as below:

See the list of focus keywords from Rankmath plugin.
Rankmath Focus Keywords

Here, You can see the focus keyword list.

Also, note that the second image is highlighted with orange color because it has not any focus keyword.

IMPORTANT NOTE

Make sure you are not doing keyword stuffing. It is considered as spamming.

Step 3: Add focus keyword and Re-Evaluate Step 3: Add focus keyword and Re-Evaluate

See the status of second focus keyword.
After adding second focus keyword.

Here, We can also see that the Lorem Ipsum focus keyword is used in on image so it showing the 1 count.

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