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WordPress Images - echo the Alt text of the Featured image (and other image attributes)
<?php
/**
* Get the Alt text of a Featured Image
*
* And other image attributes
*/
add_action('genesis_before_sidebar_widget_area', 'pgwp_genesis_before_sidebar_widget_area' );
function pgwp_genesis_before_sidebar_widget_area () {
$img_id = get_post_thumbnail_id( get_the_ID() ); //Note: you may need other methods to get id
$alt_text = get_post_meta( $img_id, '_wp_attachment_image_alt', true );
if(count( $alt_text ))
echo $alt_text;
// Show other image attributes, using get_post() - different from above
// echo get_post( get_post_thumbnail_id() )->post_title;
// echo get_post( get_post_thumbnail_id() )->post_excerpt;
// echo get_post( get_post_thumbnail_id() )->post_content;
}
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