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Content Sliders (Nivo Slider) and SEO

With sliders like "nivo slider" it slices the image up into segments to perform its transitions. This means you cannot put "real" text over the top like you can with other basic transition sliders ...
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Optimizing large scale e-commerce sites

I have a few questions regarding optimizing large scale e-commerce sites with getting indexed. Over 1 million pages. Should you optimize images for e-stores with over 1 million product images? ...
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Am I allowed to link to the movie posters from IMDB?

I am planning on making a site that deals specifically with movie trailers. I would like to know if I am allowed to link to the movie posters from imdb and display them on my site. I am mainly ...
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Aligning Images in Tables and Lists [closed]

I am trying to layout a list vertically that has a checkbox, image and description.... see here for an example... http://www.sk8loc8.com/deposit/list.jpg As you can see the images look a bit too ...
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Does adding external images or javascript to a website affect its SEO?

When adding images to your site, is it bad to use an image located on another site: <img src='http://www.some_other_site.com/image.jpg'> The same goes for javascript, is it bad to link to ...
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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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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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Why sometimes images load top-bottom, and sometimes by “enhancing” resolution?

In everyday use of internet, i notice that most times, any image that loads, loads by "growing" itself vertically, from top to bottom,. that is, you first see only a few rows of pixels, and it ...
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SEO and external sites that serve responsive images (like Re-SRC)

Re-SRC is a tool that allows you to automatically serve responsive images for your website from their cloud servers. It delivers a new image file each time the browser window (viewport) is resized. ...
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How to retrieve an image from MySQL database and display the image as background on body? [closed]

How do I retrieve an image from MySQL database (I know how to display image by retrieving from database but here i want to display differently) i.e. display the image as background on body and image ...
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Legal to modify game art and screenshots for my own site?

I'm currently working on building a video game related website, and I'm wondering if it's legal to use screenshots or concept art that game studios post on their official sites. At most I would want ...
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How to get google and bing to index original image, not thumbnail?

I've read this post Make google index the actual image not the thumbnail but my case is a little different. I have over a thousand images, in many different directories, with many different names, ...
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Directory structure for a website (js/css/img folders)

For years I've been using the following directory structure for my websites: <root> ->js ->jquery.js ->tooltip.js ->someplugin.js ->css ->styles.css ...
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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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Convenient practice for where to place images?

A lot of developers place all image files inside a central directory, for example: /i/img/ /images/ /img/ Isn't it better (e.g. content architecture, on-page SEO, code maintainability, filename ...
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Image CDN with API?

My company uses flickr and picasa web albums as poor man's content delivery networks (CDN) for image hosting, but I'm curious if anyone has any recommendations on any other services that might be ...
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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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Uploading screenshots to Flickr

I have finally decided to create my own portfolio to show off my works for clients. I've seen on countless web design agency websites where they show screenshots of the websites they made for their ...
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How to show a preview thumbnail on Facebook of a imageless website?

I have recently designed a website with no img tags, only one big fat CSS sprite with everything in it. Though, when I try to publish that website on Facebook, it won't show a preview thumbnail — ...
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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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Is it possible to animate JPGs? [closed]

This may sound ridiculous, but I'm curious as to how this image on imgur is animated: http://i.imgur.com/VnPVF.jpg and yet still appears to be a JPG file, not a GIF. Is it server side? It's viewing ...
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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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Image libraries sites to download pro images with no credits expiration policy

I found professional image libraries sites like http://www.istockphoto.com or http://www.dreamstime.com are quite useful to add some cool images to a website either when filling its contents or when ...
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Share on Facebook does not show thumbnail images

I have a PHP application which has a "Share on Facebook" button that, On the development server shows the thumbnail images correctly and allows the user to select between them On the live server, it ...
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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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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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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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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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Return first image source from google images

Is there a way to fetch the first image source from google search if I have a search term? For example if input is tomato, ouput would be ...
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Where can i get photo collection for website/template

I'm developing website templates and wonder how to get (free or buy) photos of product sample for my templates. For example, collection if furniture, shirts, lingerie? Maybe you have preferences with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Ideas for reducing storage needs and/or costs (lots of images)

I'm the webmaster for a small social network and have noticed that images uploaded by users are taking a big portion of the capacity available. These are mostly JPEGs. What solutions could I apply to ...
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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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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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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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Where can I get photoshop images like this for my website

I see a lot of websites like this one and I wanted to see where people get these images from to have the raised panel floating on the background. I see a lot of these sites use this technique and i ...
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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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Real Time Push Server for Media

I am currently using a real time Push server to push text and small binary data. I am looking for a similar service for Media. Pubnub, which I currently use, limits data transfers to 1.8k, does anyone ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...