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Is there a standard size for images with text and its thumbnails?

I have a main question and a secondary one. I'm creating images with text on them and I'm designing the website where the images will be shared on but I'm concerned about the size of the main image ...
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Large image and ad unit above the fold on mobile site

(A.T.F. stands for Above The Fold, in case anyone is confused.) I read the following on google: Is placing a 300x250 ad unit on top of a high-end mobile optimized page considered a policy ...
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What is the best size for massive header images on front page?

Most sites these days have wide screen images that are responsive and fit most of the screen on home page. Height seems to be at around 600 and width at 1920 However...when responsive it can shrink ...
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HD images on eCommerce and SEO

I have an eCommerce website where product images are currently resized to 250x250 max and shown to the user. I shrink the original high-definition images to a size that makes it possible for the page ...
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Bots and image caching

Once again, I'm trying to optimize my site because one test showed the time to first byte is slightly over 200ms, but I need it under 200ms to make google happy. I was looking at code to my site and ...
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From which file size is it worth to implement images as Data URI?

As the title says: for site speed up sake it is good to implement small images like Data URIs directly into HTML source code, like inline CSS (background image url), or with usual img src. But from ...
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Where are the medium and large images in Amazon's product advertising API?

The API is returning a LargeImage node with an image that is 110px by 110px for this product: http://www.amazon.com/Syma-X5C-Exlorers-2-4G-Quadcopter/dp/B00OCFMVHE Where are the larger sizes of the ...
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SEO strategy for dynamic images ( PHP + GD )

I have several images which are generated by using PHP + GD. They consist of a background image, and colored lines drawn on top of the images. As the possible combinations depend on the behaviour of ...
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Should duplicate favicons use rel canonical or redirects?

I have a website running across multiple subdomains and each one has a favicon.ico icon file in the root of each subdomain. Each icon for each subdomain is exactly the same. Is there an easy way I can ...
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How to properly tell Google they have no right to access the download. What status do I use?

I'm looking for the SEO way to tell Google not to download pictures. I have a script that generates one of two things based on who accesses the site: If an unauthorized robot accesses the site, they ...
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HTTPS connection is “not safe” due to images

I am currently working on a website and I have successfully installed my SSL certificate. The GeoTrust SSL/TLS checker confirmed that the certificate chain (including CA) is properly installed. ...
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Disable Indexing Specific Images or based on Size

I am working on a project where i need to disable specific images from indexing or based on size i need disable index from google, i am not having any idea than adding this below code in robots.txt ...
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Apply css to an image page [closed]

If someone were to go to the location of an image is there a way I can apply css to the page - put the image in the centre and change background colour, the main 2. Would this be done though ...
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maximal optimal image dimensions for mobile

I'm trying to figure out the maximum image dimensions I should use for my primary image on each image page on my site when it comes to mobile. I already used image compression and that lowered the ...
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Image Hosting for Web Service [duplicate]

I'm working on a website that would have a mass of uploaded images, each with a max of 2mb but adding up, in total, to much more than my VPS hosting (which has a max of 100gb used up by a lot of other ...
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how to prevent load image on special sites [duplicate]

how to prevent load my website images on special sites because many websites hotlink my website images How to Detect and Stop Image Hotlinking on my Website thanks
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How do I specify the image that will be shared to social media?

I'm looking for a way to specify the image that gets selected and shown as a preview when a link to a webpage is shared on social media accounts like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Reddit, etc. I ...
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Right way to index photos with different formats on website

I am working on a website with a lot of pro photos. So I've decided to create 4 different formats for each photo: *_sm.jpg - thumbnail when you click on a photo you will get a bigger photo in the ...
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Is it safe to offer google a modified version of a resource if it's not to be indexed?

Currently I have it where google isn't supposed to index images on my site, and for every image request, regardless of who initiates it, the HTTP response header contains: X-Robots-Tag: noindex, ...
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Forcing all images to be rendered before adsense ads load

I have a problem. On my mobile pages where each page consist of a large picture, I have it set with CSS so that the image fits the entire available width of the screen. I want to avoid using fixed ...
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For SEO of the company name, should we use a logo with alt text or a company name div replaced in CSS with an image?

Which of these alternatives would be the less negative to Google search engine? <h1> <a href="#" title="Company Name"> <img src="img/logo.png" alt="Logo" title="Company ...
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How to reduce the file size of user-uploaded images above a certain size?

I want to reduce the file sizes of user-uploaded images in a directory on my webserver (or on my local machine, and then upload back to my webserver). I want to aggressively optimize files above a ...
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How can websites where large photos are the primary focus make money?

I was reading: http://www.bloggingspell.com/google-page-layout-algorithm/ and I find that the photos on the mobile version of my site seem to violate rule #2 and maybe rule #3 and #4, and definitely ...
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Does rel=canonical and rel=alternate make sense on pictures?

I have a desktop and a mobile site and I use rel=canonical and rel=alternate as recommended by google to link the corresponding html based pages of each site together. I'm just wondering, because on ...
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Image sitemap. Ok to use the ALT text as <image:title>?

Screaming Frog uses the alt text of an image when i create a sitemap of a crawled site and places it in the image sitemap as . Is this correct? Or should the actual image title be used as in the ...
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If I used CSS to size an image, would google understand the new size?

Say I have this html code (replace x and y with actual numbers): <html> <head> <style> IMG {width: 100%;height: auto; max-width:xpx; max-height:ypx;} </style> ...
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How can I make Apache wait for images to be fully written to the storage drive before serving them?

I'm using fswebcam to take pictures from my webcam and write them to /var/www so that anybody can view them from my website. The problem is that my server is a Raspberry Pi with a slow SD card. It ...
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A large image placed at top of page causes page-speed insights to complain

I made a site that's basically a site asking people to vote for a person and the first page mostly shows a picture of a person which is what the site is about. Most of the text is underneath and ...
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Should I build links to my images?

I know a basic of image seo is that we optimize image tag with "alt" and "title", but I noticed that my specific page get on top with some keywords but my images doesn't. Why? How can I improve it? ...
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Avoid caching by creating photo names that contain unique identifiers?

If you are building a website that will display photos to users of the site, is it important to always give each photo a unique name? For example, instead of naming a photo file using an index number ...
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Image alt tags for many images of same thing

I have website with boats rentals. Each boat has at least 15 images. Example 1 boat has large bedroom and 5 images are of bedroom from different angles. I set up alt tags like this but I am not ...
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Securing images from browsers and humans

Particular parts of a website I'm working on will have pictures not intended for the general public. It is already behind a password protection and the page has no-index no-follow rules. I'm concerned ...
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How to tell search engines to not index entire image domain without making them waste server bandwidth or making google complain

From what I learned, there's one way I could cause all URLs on a domain strictly serving images not to be indexed and that is with the x-robots-tag HTTP header. Now I check my logs and find out that ...
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deindexing a whole domain with robots.txt created problems in google webmaster tools

In my robots.txt for my domain that just hosts images, I used the following lines: user-agent: * noindex: / I thought I was doing search engines a wonderful favor by not having them crawl through ...
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So, how does it work with copyrighted images from unknown sources?

A website looks better with fitting pictures. While designing my website I am using Google images to search for the right pictures (next time I will probably use a website that stores free images). ...
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How do I tell a directory that all files inside should be treated as a PNG?

I have PNGs in which for instance they are named "5021" rather than "5021.png" and for some images it is fine and displays like a normal image but others download automatically; I was told by someone ...
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How do I index watermarked images to bots and allow users to see high quality unwatermarked image?

I have a site where much of the focus are the images themselves. When people visit the website directly (with an AdSense ad shown), the image shows in normal high-quality. When robots visit the ...
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Making one image non-indexable to search engines in webpage

On my contact page, its a form where people can select a department to contact, then they fill out basic information (name, email and message). Additionally, a PHP script is called (via the HTML IMG ...
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Can we serve our sites images with an ad server and not have the images blocked by ad blockers?

For speed of deployment on a custom build site we were looking at using an AdServer system for the delivery and management of in-house banners, videos and selective graphical elements. Yes, some were ...
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SEO - Gallery website. Can google index images in lightbox?

I have a gallery website, it contains categories and displays in each category thumbnails from pictures in that category (as you would have expect). What do I need to do in order for Google to index ...
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Possible to 'display: none' for Schema.org 'image' property?

Hey there :) I'm having some trouble with the design I have from a designer and the need for structured data. The problem is as follows: The design of the frontpage has 8 integrated articles that ...
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getting CDN images indexed with Google

I have somewhere close to 500,000 user-uploaded images hosted on a Cloudfront CDN -- separate from our main host (exampledomain.com). Up until this point, few of them have been getting indexed at the ...
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Would a query string at the end of an img src url effect SEO negatively?

Im trying out a new image serving solution that serves responsive images. It does so by detecting the img tag elements width and then serving a version of the image that is suitable for that size. It ...
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How to inform a search engine about the text in an image?

I have an image file that contains several sentences of text and an illustration. How can I inform a search engine about the contents of the text in my image? I can't use the alt attribute as the ...
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Does image dimensions outside image tag also slow page loading?

I am using height and width for images in css before img tag (css in same page header) so I think there is no need to set dimensions in img tag. But when I checked speed in different online tools, ...
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Images Clear on Windows but Fuzzy on Mac

So I have a website and it has a carousel on one of the sidebars. On windows, the pictures that flip through are crisp and clear, but I looked at them on a Mac and they're all fuzzy. Does this have to ...
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Images as hyperlinks and SEO implications

I manage several websites, one of which is an e-commerce site with a lot of images. At the top of some product category pages, there are image links to specific products (think image banners). I am ...
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SEO images with 301 redirect

We all know that it is a best practice to use images like samsung-galaxy-s6.jpg instead of img01231.jpg. But, what if I'll use an image like http://www.example.com/img/samsung-galaxy-s6.jpg that ...
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Is there any impact on SEO when using image urls from other sources

I have my website which provides price compare services along with technical news and app updates information. All my products have images hosted on the domain itself but for some news and app ...
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Must the image url in a sitemap file begin with the same domain the file is stored on?

I remember when making a sitemap, all URLs defined in between <loc> and </loc> must be part of the same domain as the domain the file is stored on. For example, I can use this line in my ...