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SEO issues using the same `src` for a sprite sheet, but each time with a different `alt` attribute

Ive got a site that uses some images as UI graphics, the sort of thing is : loading gif slider next / prev arrow modal close X etc.. In total there are about 10 images, each <8kb so download ...
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Site speed: less KB image vs. less HTTP request

I have an interesting problem, I guess... First of all, I want to use sprites, to reduce the HTTP request on my site. That is because I know it's better for SEO and it makes the site faster, most of ...
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Using one document for all images

I have some icons around 100x100. I typically save out each icon as a .png but I wanted to know if I included all the .pngs in one document would it be ideal and improve load time? If one document ...
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http requests, using sprites and file sizes -

Hi all I'm in the process of finding out all about sprites and how they can speed up your pages. So I've used spriteMe to create a overall sprite image which is 130kb, this is made up of 14 images ...
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CSS Sprites: Are they worth the trouble?

I can't help but wonder whether CSS sprites are very much over-used. First of all, if I stick all my images in a single file it makes an aweful lot of empty space. I know, that shouldn't make an ...
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Alt text vs CSS sprites (SEO vs speed)

I'm reworking our site to reduce HTTP requests and blocking requests by concatenating JS, css, gzipping, loading all JS via LABjs and using CSS sprites for images that were loaded individually via ...
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Foreground sprites and the alt tag

I would like to reduce the number of HTTP requests in this website I'm building, and sprites would be a simple way to do that; however, for semantic reasons some of the imagery should remain in the ...
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Create sprites automatically

I get the folder with the following structure from my designer*: file.css images/ Is there any tool which can automatically create sprite from images folder and replace all images ...
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Automated image/css sprite generation from website DOM

I know there are plenty of online tools which let's you upload your images there and it generates the appropriate CSS/sprite(s) to be used with them on your page. Is there any such website/tool ...
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Good free CSS Sprite for icons

I am working on a small project where I need some of the basic icons: edit, favorite, delete. You know them. Now i can download them all seperate, and put them together in a sprite, but I was ...