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Anchor text from incoming links...
What about images?
crobb305




msg:177282
 3:23 am on May 2, 2003 (gmt 0)

Does Google count alt tags on images (company logos) linked to my site as "anchor" text?

 

Powdork




msg:177283
 8:04 am on May 2, 2003 (gmt 0)

yes

clarksc3




msg:177284
 7:01 pm on May 2, 2003 (gmt 0)

I thought there was a discussion last update that Google does not pay attention to Alt tags anymore?

Is this true?

Hope not because I have the same Logo issue.

Thanks

coconutz




msg:177285
 7:51 pm on May 2, 2003 (gmt 0)

>>I thought there was a discussion...

Google Ditches IMG Alt Text [webmasterworld.com]

crobb305




msg:177286
 7:58 pm on May 2, 2003 (gmt 0)

Hmmm. So I guess if another site links to mine using an image, there is no way to include some sort of anchor text.

cheater copperpot




msg:177287
 12:00 am on May 3, 2003 (gmt 0)

If you read on in that post i believe it is determined that ALT text DOES count as anchor text when used with an image WITH a link. They are saying ALT text DOES NOT count for on page optimization if the image has no link (ie stuffing every image on your page with alt text)..

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