Copy Alt Text, Caption or Description to Image Title In Bulk

This tutorial will help you copy image alt text, caption or description that you have in the WordPress Media Library to Image Titles on your website using Image Attributes Pro.

Tools you need:

We will be taking advantage of the custom attribute %imagealttext%, %imagecaption% or %imagedescription%. It makes the whole process so easy.

Step 1: Configure Image Title Settings

Head over to Advanced tab of Image Attributes Pro and configure Image Title Settings using the custom attribute of your choice.

  • Use %imagealttext% to use alt text for image title.
  • Use %imagecaption% to use caption for image title.
  • Use %imagedescription% to use image description for image title.
Use Image Caption As Image Title
Configured to use image caption as image title.

Step 2: Configure Bulk Updater Settings

Head over to Image Attributes Pro > Bulk Updater Settings tab. Configure it as below.

Bulk Updater Settings Configuration For Image Title

You will have full flexibility on how the image title is updated. You can either update in Media Library, or in Post HTML, or both.

(Confused between the difference between Media Library and Post HTML? Then read: Understanding How WordPress Store Image Attributes.)

You can also choose to keep the existing image title as is and only add missing image title by changing the configuration of Handling existing attributes setting.

Step 3: Run the Bulk Updater

Head over to the Bulk Updater tab of Image Attributes Pro and click Run Bulk Updater.

Bulk Updater Tab Of Image Attributes Pro

Alternatively you can also update specific images using the Bulk Action that is available since Image Attributes Pro version 3.0.

Please remember to take a database backup before proceeding. Also take advantage of the Test Bulk Updater button to update just one image at a time and confirm the results before proceeding.

That’s it! Congrats. If you have questions, please feel free to contact support and you shall receive top quality support.

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