Theme Components Don’t Pull Image Alt-Text From Media Library?

Hello everyone,

I inherited a custom WP site where the components with images don’t use the alt-text that’s associated with the images in the media library.

There will be like an “image callout” component and the they’ll be a field for the alt text WITHIN the component. If you don’t fill out that box, it doesn’t pull the alt text from the media library. It just leaves no alt text there.

Is this common? Seems kinda ridiculous. I have to insert alt text on images twice? How difficult would it be to fix it?

 

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