As of Chrome 40, the
srcset attribute is supported, but will Google index the images within it?
So I set up a test page here.
Using Webmaster Tools' Fetch As Google feature, I saw that Google doesn't pick up the image declared in the
It's also interesting to note that Google gets the visitor rendering wrong - a visitor does see the second image.
I've submitted the page to be indexed and will add the result here.
On a website I've published some years ago, I'm using
srcset attribute on images but it seems google is not picking up those images (although it indexes the one on
Check this query
site:psicoanalista.albertofernandez.com.ar on Google Images.
As you can see, only the smaller images (which are the ones I specified in
src attribute as a fallback) are being indexed.
I'd like to find some official Google statement on this topic.
Update from Februari 2018. It seems like Google is still picking the src attribute initially. I added the higher resolution to the Image XML sitemap and it looks like Google is picking up those.