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What should filenames and URLs of images contain for SEO benefit?

We know that good site architecture usually looks like this: example-company.com/ example-company.com/about/ example-company.com/contact/ example-company.com/products/ ...
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How do I replace images with any other technique for better SEO?

My website has many images which aren't good since we have a lot of content inside of them which Google won't know about. So by using CSS or JS isn't there a solution with which we can convert these ...
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How to progressively display images on websites

I want to display images on my websites just like Facebook and other websites display images now - progressively i.e a complete blurred image first and then the whole sharp images loads. I am not ...
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What is best way to manage all images in a big project, inline images, background images, css sprite images?

How do you manage all images in a big project, inline images, background images, css sprite images? Do you follow any naming convention? Do you create sub-folders to manage images? In a big project ...
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Does hiding images on 404 error affect SEO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SEO (or other) problems with a 404? I have a dynamic website that allows registered users to upload and display images on the their profile page. As each user may upload ...
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Using scaled images or using same image everywhere?

I have an image lets say 300px*300px I am using 3 different sizes of it on my site 100px*100px, 200px*200px, 300px*300px. What will be the best for SEO. Using same images everywhere or using 3 ...
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When email newsletters include Base64 encoded images, do email clients see them immediately?

When I send a newsletter with remote URLs most email clients will ask the user if he wants to load remote resources inside the message. If I send an email using images with Base64 encoded strings as ...
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Where can I get loading .png images that together make a loading spinner? [closed]

I have been googling for a while and am not finding anything useful other than .gif images. But due to the technology I am using, I need 2 or more .png images that together look like an animation. ...
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CSS rounded corners around image [closed]

I have tried several ways to get rounded corners around images without success. The best I got was using the image as background and applying the round corners style to the div as in this picture. ...
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403 Forbidden on Images on my subdomains

I am pulling my hair out after multiple back and forths with 1and1 support both via email and telephone. I've setup multiple subdomains via the 1and1 control panel and that looks to work fine. The ...
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Are filename extensions required on served images?

If the image I'm serving has the proper HTTP Content-Type is it also required that I have the image filename extension (JPG/PNG/GIF)? Or can I just include the image in the page without?
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How to include high resolution version of thumbnail

I'm running a tube site that has a thumbnail for each post/video (running via Wordpress, 500k posts). When I first created the thumbnails they were a fairly large size, around 640px in width each and ...
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Mysterious 403 errors on images with proper permissions [closed]

Recently I have been trying to install a forum on my website. At first I was having an issue with the forums alone but then I noticed it was occurring elsewhere on my website as well. When I have ...
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images based website speed

I have a wordpress site which 90% is based on images. I've installed Wp-Super-Cache, now it seems to load a little bit faster. I've made a speed test on Pingdom Tools: Page size 4.7MB Load time ...
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Image Appears Small on website but not in photoshop

Sorry for the lame title.. I bought a template off template montser and I am trying to change some text on the header. The text is stored as a png image. I opened the psd file in photoshop and ...
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Where can I find graphics to use in printable worksheets I create and make available for download? [closed]

I'm looking to put up a website with worksheets that I make and they will need to have graphics in them. The worksheets will be available for download for free. Where can I find images that I can ...
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Web pages with mixed ownership photos

I have a photo website. 15% of the photos belong to approved registered users. They agree my terms about uploading their images in my web pages. I include a photographer credit on right bottom corner. ...
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Is it worth it to change my entire user images file structure to take advantage of simple browser caching?

On one of my mobile sites, I simply store my user's profile images as '1.jpg' in their user folder, and incrementally go from there for any extra pics they upload. This means that whenever they change ...
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SEO with duplicate content [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is duplicate content and how can I avoid being penalized for it on my site? I have a nature photography site with multiple types of photo galleries. Each photo and ...
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Lazyloading images and SEO

Lazyloading images with a noscript fallback. Should I expect any damage in the SERPs? The site is completely thumbnail based. Also should I put a smaller image size in the noscript fallback to ...
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How to automatically generate HTML table from image in Linux?

In Photoshop, you can easily divide the image into zones using point and click and it automatically generates the corresponding HTML with image slices addressed in tables. Gimp also has a Slice ...
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wget - download external images [closed]

I'm using wget -A to download images from a page. This works fine, when images are hosted on the same domain as the page. But this won't download images hotlinked from other pages (e.g. imageshack) ...
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Does an image's filename affect its seo?

When I name my image files, I always use a descriptive file name such as red-mercedes-slk.jpg. I've always done this without thinking, but I wondered if it actually benefits my rankings in any way. ...
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Do image backlinks count as backlinks?

If i have lots of images appearing tumblr blogs, the sort of tumblogs with very little text just reams and reams of images for people to browse through (example - http://whereisthecool.com/). If my ...
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Image hot-linking - is it beneficial for SEO

Are there any SEO benefits to be had from allowing other sites to hotlink our images?
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Tomcat 6 broken images

I am using Tomcat 6 to serve both static content and dynamic content. For some reason, from time to time, I see that images are broken. It usually happens when I copy and paste the image URL to the ...
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How to tell search engines about new image URL's?

I have just moved my website from a hosted provider to Windows Azure. The page URL's are all the same, but the location of the files is now different. How can I tell search engines about the new ...
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Text Style behind an Image or Pic

There are times that surfers block images just to have a faster browsing (Block download images) I would like to have an option when this happen to show a style text with a large text in colors. So ...
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Responsive images require excluding the width/height attributes?

One of the tenets of responsive web design is responsive images: sizing images using percentages rather than concrete values. This is done via CSS. The problem I have is the standard practice of ...
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Images Loading Very Slowly

I'm currently working on optimizing my site to try to decrease load time by using Pingdom tools. I seem to be having some difficulty with long load times on images. For example, the body background ...
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Where to store large amounts of images for my site?

If i would want to deploy a site, like ebay, where people will be able to sell something, i would need to store large amounts of images, like many thausends of them and i would need to display about ...
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I have a lot of images for my website. However, they all need to be cropped. Is there a way using graphics magick? [closed]

I have about 4000 images that need to be cropped. The task is rather simple really. They all have a white border that varies but is always between say 20 and 50 pixels. I want to use graphics magick ...
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Bizarre image loading problem from apache2

Users have complained a few times about seeing a bizarre set of pink or green stripes on our webpage. At first I thought there were a rash of video card outages, but then someone sent me a screenshot ...
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Alt attributes for dynamically generated images

I have an image gallery for a commerce website which consists of several small thumbnail images and one large image. All of the images are photographs of the same product. What would be the most ...
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Offline lossless image shrinking

I'm looking for something like Smush.it or PunyPNG that works offline, preferably via command line interface that does gifs, jpegs and pngs. Any suggestions?
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Strategy for image sizes

I run a site that has a lot of writers that generate quite a few articles a day. I require them to provide two image sizes (one for the big headline image and one as the thumbnail). I've been wanting ...
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Thumbnail preview rotator on mouse-over - what is it called?

I've been searching for hours now but can't get any tutorial on this. I have these thumbnails on my homepage which are the first images of their corresponding posts. What I want is that when I ...
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What zoomable image viewers are there for websites? [closed]

What zoomable image viewers are there? By these I mean tools that one can embed in a website to let a user zoom in on and pan around a high res image, a canonical example being http://www.zoomify.com/ ...
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Is there something like mathjax for chemical structures?

I am making a website where people can ask and answer questions to bioinformatical matters. I was very delighted with mathjax and its easy use. Is there something like that for chemical structures? ...
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Make google index the actual image not the thumbnail

In a website, we have a JavaScript that opens an image when people click on the thumbnail, it seems like Google only indexes the thumbnail not the actual image with real dimensions, I was wondering if ...
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How to check if someone is using my website resources?

How can I check whether someone is using the resources hosted on my website? I have a website (coded in PHP) and I have uploaded a few images there. I want to know who is using those images on other ...
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Joomla 2.5 - Problem with scaling (resizing) images in editor

I have very strange problem with inserting and then scaling images in Joomla editor (Joomla version 2.5, clean install). Insert button works normal, but I'm unable to scale image (drag by corners). ...
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Why do big sites host their images/css on external domains?

Why do big sites (Facebook, Twitter, Google, Tumblr & so on) host their images/css on external domains? Facebook: http://static.ak.fbcdn.net/ Twitter: http://a0.twimg.com Google: ...
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Forcing browser to load new image

I have recently been doing some image replacement work for a client, he sends me the new image png files and I upload them replacing the old ones with the new ones ( keeping the same name ). I tell ...
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How to make upload images harder to access from url? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to restrict the download of all files in a folder? I am wondering how Facebook, Google+, Twitter and so on prevent images users upload, from being navigated like: ...
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Free, basic checkbox images for a todo list [closed]

Does anyone have a set of simple, free checkbox images (checked and unchecked)? I've got to throw a todo list on my site and I'm not exactly a designer. Ones that look like they are hand written ...
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Saving Image Path in SQL server [closed]

I want to know a proper way of saving image path to SQL server when working with ASP.net. I'm using SQL server 2005 & VB 2008.
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How to keep a local copy of all images and still serve images from Amazon S3?

I'm using amazon s3 to host assets for my site (mainly images). At the moment when a user uploads an image via a form, the php script uploads the image directly to my bucket on s3. I would like to ...
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Image disappearing on reload in Safari and Chrome [closed]

I created a website for a client as seen here: http://einzigartig-reisen.com/ Notice the clock icon in the right sidebar. Works fine on first load. Now reload the page (by pressing F5 or the reload ...
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Ensuring accessible image-based rollover navigation?

I'm building an image-based horizontal navigation bar for a site, as the designer wants a specific typeface, and the font is not licensed for embedded web use. I assumed the best way to do this would ...