alt tags on images question

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urzh
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alt tags on images question

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phpBB automatically creates alt tags based on an image file name. Example this-is-my-image.jpg would have alt text as "this-is-my-image". But i don't think Google will accept this at correct format and thus will not index the image in Google image search. More on that here. Can a phpBB dev confirm this and help explain why even create that type of alt text option? I upload my images using dash format "this-is-my-image" and would rather phpBB convert the image filename to correct alt text without the dashes.

I am guessing anyone that wants alt image text to appear correctly and be set must use an extension such as the ones below

viewtopic.php?f=676&t=2542461



Let me know if I'm correct please.
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