<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/fjqhDKrsiGY” title=”YouTube video player” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture” allowfullscreen></iframe> hey there this is Jophiel with SkyPoint Studios and today I want to talk to you about what are alt tags and why are they important so all tags are metadata basically data that comes along with any image that’s on the web and it tells the browsers and tells some users what the image is about now a lot of people will use just put these up blank will not put anything in the alt tag but i highly encourage you to put in descriptive information about the image in the alt tag because what happens is people who are visually impaired will use screen readers which read out what is on the page and in order to be progressive in your website design you need to be able to reach audiences of all types anybody coming from anywhere needs to be able to view your website and understand what is about so filling out the alt tags is super important so if you have a picture of a barn by a lake you want to put red barn by lake in Idaho for example you want to describe what it is and where it’s at in very clear terms so that anybody who is visually impaired who’s looking at your website will be able to tell what the image is about and that’s why we want those filled out and it does help in SEO so the more that you make your website compliant so that anybody can use it and it’s very easy to use and screen readers can pick it up the better you’re gonna do in SEO and in search optimization Google’s gonna love you for it so make sure you’re filling out the alt tags on all the images that you upload to your website this is the tip for the day I am Jophiel with SkyPoint Studios I create lots of different tips like this so please follow along like share anybody else who needs to get a little bit of help with what’s happening online and they want to win with for their business follow along I’m glad to help you out