How to add Alt Text to LinkedIn?

Here we will explain how you can add Alt Text to your LinkedIn posts so you can contribute to making the digital world a bit more accessible.

July 5, 2022

Alt Text is a description of your visual content so that people with a visual impairment can know what you’re posting as well. Often people with a visual impairment will use a screen reader function to hear the Alt Text spoken out to them. Here we will explain how you can add Alt Text to your LinkedIn posts so you can contribute to making the digital world a bit more accessible.

1. Click “start a post” at the top of your LinkedIn timeline

2. Select the visual you would like to upload

A screenshot of an "edit your photo" option when creating a post on Linkedin. There is a logo of a stickman in a circle and buttons "Edit", "Tag" and "Alt.Text" at the bottom.

3. Click “Alt.Text

4. Write your description of the visual and click “Save”

A screenshot of an alt text box and the buttons cancel and save at the bottom.

5. Click “done” to upload your post.

There you go! You have now made your Linkedin post more accessible, go you! Curious how you can add Alt Text to your other social media channels? Check out our other blog posts

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