Optimizing images for SEO

Optimizing images for SEO – Should I add an image to my article?


Optimizing images for SEO

A question new bloggers often ask themselves.

Post Author – Michiel Heijmans from Yoast explains:

If you are for instance a blogger or write articles for an online magazine or newspaper, you encounter this question on a probably daily basis: should I add an image to my article? The answer is “Yes”. Images make an article more vivid and can actually contribute to improving the SEO for your article. In this post, I’d like to explain the steps that should be taken to fully optimize an image for SEO.

Read more from Michiel Heijmans, Yoast on how to optimize images for SEO including how to:

  • Use images;
  • Finding the right image:
  •  Preparing images for use in your article;
  •  Scale for image SEO;
  • Reduce file size and more ….