Automatic ALT tags for images

CP should set automatic ALT tags based on the file name for all images that do not have ALT tag saved in the database. This kills 2 birds with one stone:

  • It helps improve accessibility
  • It helps improve SEO

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Author: Viktor Nagornyy

Vote count: 8

Status: open



Yes. This should happen. Just voted. If not this, than a dialog needs to pop up prompting users to add alt text.

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Nope. Options not decisions. ClassicPress shouldn’t wade in with an “accessibility police” hat on and potentially mess things up because most people upload images called IMG_3746.jpg.


This is my petition. This is plugin functionality for users that want it. The petition will auto close.

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