Websites like BBC or The New York Times always display images and pictures inside a box that is aligned either to the right or left of the web page.
You’ll also notice a 1-2 sentence long text caption just below the photograph containing brief description of the image, copyright information, etc.
There are two advantages of adding image captions in web pages:
1. Stylish and Read Friendly – Your visitors can easily get the context of the image from the small caption without having to read the full story.
2. SEO Friendly – Since captions describe the image in text and are located in close proximity to the image, they could be very effective in getting your images rank well on image search engines.
How to Add Text Captions and Align Images on Web Pages ?
With simple CSS and HTML, you can quickly add text captions to images very similar to BBC or Wikipedia: