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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 ...
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How can I measure the size of a webpage?

I'm building a website at the moment that has several complicated background images and repeats. The file sizes for each of the images are quite large (I've compressed them down as much as possible!), ...
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Will delay loading images hurt SEO?

Related - SEO for naming images In an effort to increase the perceived speed of a heavy homepage, I'm loading a number of the heavier images via javascript on document.ready. I'm using a blank gif ...
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Best semantic structure & SEO optimised approach for image replacement for badges?

In the past, I extensively used CSS image replacement techniques for SEO purposes and to separate presentation from content. But from my reading of the Google Webmaster guidelines and other ...
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Best practices when loading images for improving page loading speed

I am working on optimizing a page's loading speed. Here are some analytics: Notice how the images, although only accounting for 65% of the total size (1.1MB), are by far the slowest loading ...
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How can I replicate Google Page Speed's lossless image compression as part of my workflow?

I love that Google's Page Speed is able to losslessly compress a lot of my images, but I'd love to make it part of my workflow, prior to uploading a site and making it live. Is there anything I can ...
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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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Are there any image manipulation tools for a website that don't require installation?

Are there any tools for to manipulate images that don't require installation. Or better put, imagemagik and GD both require installing, whereas something like jwplayer or ckeditor (not image related ...
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Image for sharing on Facebook/G+?

Is it possible to add an image to a html page that only shows up when sharing page on Facebook/G+? The image should not be visible in the html page since it contains a Flash game, but I would like it ...
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animated PNG Support

I know PNGs are pretty much supported across most browsers if not all at this point. Are Animated PNG or APNG supported if PNG is supported or are they separate? Do e-mail programs have the same ...
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Does having images in an article based website is more likely to do good in seo or without images?

Is an article-based website more likely to do good in seo with or without images? What are the benefits of having images in terms of seo? Would stackoverflow sites perform better if there were ...
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What are the most commonly used web picture/image/icon sizes?

Similar to what already exists regarding web banner sizes, is it possible to find the list of most commonly used picture/image/icon sizes on the web (e.g. 16x16 for small icons, 24x24 for medium ...
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Upload multiple images via website

I have a requirement to allow the users to upload multiple images at once, like the way you upload photos to a photo printing website. I am looking for suggestions as to what technology and which ...
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Weird unexpected image compression on a web server running Apache on Ubuntu?

I have a weird problem on my production web server running Apache on Ubuntu: it compresses my images thereby dramatically lowering their quality! Actually I have two virtual hosts running, each ...
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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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Force Facebook to use large images when sharing my page

When I share content from my site it posts an image to Facebook as it should. I have noticed that the image is small, roughly 100x100 at best. Yet on other people's posts of content from other sites ...
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What is the standard image size(s) for facebook (corporate page), twitter and youTube?

I am going to employ the services of a graphic designer, to create logos/ images for my website for the following sites: Facebook (corporate page) Twitter (twitter account for the business) YouTube ...
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Nginx: different content to specific request method

I have the image in the URL (my server): http://www.example.com/example.jpg If my user put this image URL on his site: return the image (normal). If my user put this image URL on his browser: return ...
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Question on (size) relation between diferrent images on a website

I have a website that uses 2 image sizes: thumbnail profile They have different sizes (obviously), but their aspect (i.e. width/height) ratios are different. My question9s) is this: I would like ...
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How can I specify the image for Facebook share or like?

Is there a way I can make one of the images on a website more likely to be posted with a Facebook like or recommend?
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protect website images with copyright

i have a website where firms can have a page dedicated to them ( like a directory ) and the sellers of my website are responsible for taking photos of what in the firm the administration of the firm ...
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How to spot plagiarized logos?

Is there a better method of finding if a logo is a shameless copy of another logo, other than Google's image search tool?