Easily Manage All Your Shopify Image Alt Tags in Google Sheets

One thing most Shopify store owners need to do is to review all of the alt tags on all of the images in their store. This can allow you to make sure they are present for compliance purposes and also to optimize them for SEO purposes.

This automation demo will allow you to easily pull all of your image files into a Google Sheet and then also pull back any updates you make in the Google Sheet back into Shopify.

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Workflow 1: Run file export on a schedule

Workflow 2: Export single page of files

Here’s the sample Google Sheet we’re using in this demo in case you want to copy it.

Workflow 3: Update file alt text from Google Sheets

Workflow benefits

Managing your Shopify image alt tags effectively is crucial for both search engine optimization (SEO) and accessibility. A workflow that enables you to manage all your image alt tags Shopify Google Sheets offers several significant benefits.

Centralize your data – Make it easier to track and update alt tags across your entire product catalog. By using Google Sheets, you can quickly access and edit alt tag information in a familiar spreadsheet format, streamlining the process significantly. This centralization also aids in maintaining consistency in how you describe your images, which is vital for SEO and user experience.

Improve your website’s SEO – Alt tags are a critical factor in image search optimization. By efficiently managing these tags, you ensure that your images are indexed correctly by search engines, potentially driving more organic traffic to your site.

Enhances website accessibility – Alt tags provide context to images for users who rely on screen readers. By systematically managing these tags, you ensure a more inclusive browsing experience for all users.

Automation ensures that updates to your Google Sheets are reflected in real-time on your Shopify store, eliminating the need for manual data entry and the risk of inconsistencies.

In summary, managing Shopify image alt tags through Google Sheets not only optimizes your website for search engines and accessibility but also streamlines your operations, saving you time and reducing the likelihood of errors.

How do I use this demo file?

  1. Add MESA from the Shopify App Store. Enjoy a 7-day free trial to start.
  2. Import this download to My Workflows. Navigate to your automations then follow the prompt to import a workflow. Upload the downloaded ZIP file from this demo.
  3. That's it! Personalize any step if you want. You got this.
  4. Questions? Shoot me an email: [email protected]
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