We all know that it is a best practice to use images like samsung-galaxy-s6.jpg instead of img01231.jpg.

But, what if I'll use an image like


that made a 301 redirect to


Is it the same?

  • Alternatively, you could use an internal rewrite, but not if you are rewriting to an entirely different domain (ie. your CDN).
    – MrWhite
    Jul 28 '15 at 14:47

No its not same. Google will count img01231 as <ALT> or <title> name for new image. Basically 301 redirect passes link juice not such things.

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