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Difference between alt and title of img - which one to use - and impact

For years I've been writing my HTML for images like this: <img src="picture.jpg" alt="my picture" > But I recently ran a audit of my site using Raven SEO tools and it reported loads of errors ...
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Are there any length limitations for image alt or title property?

I'd like to insert an image on a webpage with an alt property. But the text length I'd like to use for this alt property is pretty long: about 200 words (slightly less than 1000 characters). Moreover ...
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SEO - alt and title attributes for thumbnail images in recommended products?

I think that title almost explains it. What is best for SEO to use in section Recommended products for alt and title attributes of thumb images? Should they maybe be empty? Recomendded products are ...
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Is this over optimisation of the <title> tag?

I've got a page on a camera review site the page is as follows (below). Would you consider this over optimisation / keyword stuffing? Specifically in the title tag as it has 2 references to "canon ...
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How to prevent duplicate title tags for multilingual content

Google is reporting duplicate title tags for a website that is built for 2 languages. The URL structure seems fine it is something like: example.com/place-1 example.com/fr/place-1 The title tags ...
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Is better for SEO to have text on the page versus in the title of the a tag?

We have a page on our site with a listing of product categories. All the links point to other pages on our site. Currently there's no text associated with the links other then the linked text itself ...
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Is the Title attribute still used?

I'm curious if anyone still uses the Title attribute? I've noticed that none of the sites I visit on a regular basis use it at all, I'm talking about sites like ArsTechnica, The Verge, the BBC, ...
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All caps <title> text - does it effect CTR ? Is it allowed

by having all your text in CAPS i presume that there is a slight increase in CTRs, has any one experimented / experienced this ? Are you allowed to have all caps title text, or is it seen as spammy ...
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SEO Is it Good or Bad to add Company Name to Title Attribute? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is the title attribute (not tag) important to SEO? So while I'm filling out title / alt attributes I noticed I was just automatically adding my company name to almost ...
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Why won't title attributes get indexed in Google?

When I search for Ride On + my site's name, I see that it's indexed. But when I search for Green Horse + my site's name, I don't see my site appearing in the results anywhere! Here's my code: ...
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Tooltips for keyboard users

The title attribute can be used on almost any HTML element, particularly hyperlinks, to provide some additional detail of the element. This is useful for screen readers, but not so much when using the ...