Why You Should Still Optimize Your Photos For SEO
Most SEOs will tell you that it’s important to optimize your images. It has long been considered an essential part of on-site optimization, especially if images are a central part of your content strategy.
But in recent years, website builders like WordPress have been able to offer more out-of-the-box on-site optimization, with automatically formatted images in many cases.
So just how important is it to optimize your images in 2017?
What Image Optimization Is For
First, let’s explore why you would want to “optimize” your images in the first place. This includes all images on your website, from header and “featured” images to embedded images in your blog posts.