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Questions tagged [google-image-search]

Google Image Search is an image search service that allows users to search for image content and images by content.

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Google Search with Image [duplicate]

I am running Rent a car bussines and I am wondering how to setup image for google search... When someone search for Skoda Fabia, I am SEO optimised enough to be shown on the first page of google ...
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How to set Google Images Visit button link

I have a webpage with a lot of images which I want to show up in Google Image search. I have submitted a sitemap with each image indexed as shown below. Google shows the sitemap indexed successfully ...
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Does hotlinking image protection hurt search engines indexing?

Several websites are hotlinking my images, I want to block and prevent hotlinking to my website images. And, I was going to use standard hotlink prevention code in .htaccess: RewriteEngine on ...
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Default Featured Image versus Custom Featured Image, which one is better for the SEO purposes?

I have a WordPress website. The 99% of mine content is texts, so I'm not uploading any images or videos to the post. I know that having the "featured image" on a post is crucial for SEO purposes(...
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Would changing the image extension have any effect on current image indexing and ranking?

I am thinking about changing my images from PNG to JPG but i am worried as it will technically change the image URL. Old: www.website.com/image.png New: www.website.com/image.jpg So, will it also ...
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Does Google Crawl Rate have an impact on Google's Image Bot

I have a relatively large website. Each page has several images. Google indexes my website very slowly, but it actively crawls my pictures. Does changing the Google Crawl Rate have an impact on Google'...
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Why is Google not indexing my thumbnails? [duplicate]

Hello Webmaster community! I recently began a new job and have been making some adjustments to a very old and very cluttered website. The idea is to eventually rebuild from the ground up, however, ...
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Why are my PDF pictures indexed by Google showing 180 degrees rotation in image search results?

I'm working on a classic ASP site where we have a PDF bank of links to our product datasheets for visitors to download (approx 30 documents). When I search for our product name in Google, then switch ...
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Does using keywords in the image URL help the image rank for those keywords in Google image search? [duplicate]

I've always been told to use URL Rewriting on my sites because it was better for SEO. (http://example.com/articles?id=255 => http://example.com/articles/rewriting-img-links) Now, I can see on this ...
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Retaining SEO for images when moving them from WordPress uploads to an external image hosting service

I currently host my website and all its images in Bluehost with Wordpress. When I right click and image and select 'open image in new tab' I am sent to where my image is stored, something like https://...
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Indexing Slideshow Pages versus Indexing Individual Images

My site is made up of a large content of resource images which are organized into groups shown in a Javascript slideshow. Only very small thumbnails are visible on the main web page itself. If I were ...
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What resolution images should go in my XML sitemap for SEO?

I’m about to set up an image sitemap for SEO. Each of my images is available in several different sizes (for mobile vs. desktop etc.), ranging from 400px to around 4000px wide. Which resolution(s) ...
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SEO when lazy loading on carousel

I have some carousels on a website with some lazy loadings such as the image loads only when the user moves the carousel or click the arrow. (It doesn't move by itself.) <div class="owl-carousel"&...
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How to SEO JavaScript powered image albums/gallery

Google is not as good as it claims when it comes to JavaScript single page application (SPA) websites. Sure it can read JavaScript very well, but removing pre-render server hit our search result so ...
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Image sitemaps still necessary in light of Google’s recent change to image search?

In light of Google’s recent update to their image search, where now searchers have the ability to “visit” page rather than “view image”, is it still valuable to submit a separate image sitemap? ...
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Can I take images directly from Google for my affiliate site?

I have an affiliate site and I am new on this platform. I want to add images into my site. Can I take images from Google directly without changing anything for them?
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How do I have Google image search link the image to a different page?

I want some images be indexed with specific page URLs. When users click them from image search I would like it to take them to my chosen URL instead of place where Google found that image. For example,...
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What's the name of the Google Images search feature that show tags at the top that apply filters?

What's the name of this Google Images feature that displays categories of products related to a website, e.g boohoo ? I've seen relatively big fashion retail websites that didn't have this feature ...
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Rank images from a foreign language site in English Google image search

I have big medical domain about ECG, with 100 pages. But all domain is in Slovak language (and slovak online medical market is small), and I have on domain more than 500 special medical ECG images. (...
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How important is writing unique text for each image when bulk uploading images of a subject to my website for image SEO?

Tom Cruise, for example, who is an American and Hollywood actor. I have 500+ photographs of him that I wish to upload on my WordPress blog here. The problem is not in bulk uploading, but How can we ...
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When linking to an image as “download”, get other text associated with the image for Google image search

I have an HTML code like this: <a href="http://example.com/kitten_image.jpg" title="Cute Kittens" download> <span title="Cute Kittens">Download</span> </a> The problem with ...
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Is it duplicate content to post content into social networks?

In my website, whenever I publish an article, I post that article with its corresponding image to Facebook and Google Plus. Is it duplicate content and penalty happens? And when someone searches the ...
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Is it good for SEO if I attach a picture on my Tumblr text post using HTML?

I have a Tumblr blog and I'm using a custom domain for the Tumblr blog. For blogging I need to add images in my text blog. If I use <img src... HTML code to attach a picture, will it refer to my ...
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SEO Dynamic Image filename

I have product images on website. In 'images' directory they are present as 1.jpg, 2.jpg and so on. 1, 2 are product ids from database and therefore I have put images name as product id (as it would ...
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Does Google use canonical urls for images

A few years ago, MaxCDN published a post on Better Image SEO with Canonical Headers in which they suggest specifying a canonical link in the HTTP header. Google's documentation on this, however, ...
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Preventing reverse images search for images on our website

I am conducting an online test for few schools. The test will have images and questions based on that. The images are taken from websites like wiki, etc. Is there a way where I can make the images ...
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Impact of storing image sources into custom data attributes

I am working on a project which has a huge amount of images. Some pages reach up to 15MB of images alone. Naturally before even thinking of putting something like that online I want to reduce the ...
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Does Rails Precompiled Images Names Affect SEO?

I manage a Rails 4 app deployed to Heroku. Because of our setup, we always need to precompile our images before deploying to Heroku. The effect of this is that our images in production end up with ...
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Should images moved to CDN be 301 redirected?

I've seen a couple different questions or this one, similar to this, but they didn't really answer my question all they way. I have a site I built for a friend about a year ago and I recently had all ...
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Hashbang, images and SEO

I'm implementing a caching plugin to my app, and it adds an hashbang string to the names of the static files. I would like to know your opinion regarding it. Adding an hash to static files like JS or ...
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Lazy loading images (with data URI) and effects on SEO

I've seen this question: Lazy loading images and effects on SEO My question is very similar, except that I am using data-uri images like so: <img width="1100" height="340" class="img-responsive ...
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Pictures have disappeared from Google Images

All my images have disappeared from Google Images and can't understand why. There's no email from google saying why, i.e. copyright, other issues. Has there been an update to the search engine ...
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Google Image publishing guidelines; landing page for each image?

In Google Image publishing guidelines there is a paragraph about landing page for each image: Even if your image appears on several pages on your site, consider creating a standalone landing page ...
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Magento site images are not indexed by Google

We have a e-commerce Magento site and we have 1000's of products and images. But a lot of images are not indexed by Google. Only few images are indexed by Google. When we searched in google as this: ...
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Should I build links to my images?

I know a basic of image seo is that we optimize image tag with "alt" and "title", but I noticed that my specific page get on top with some keywords but my images doesn't. Why? How can I improve it? ...
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SEO: same physical file (URL) at different webpages

Let me take an example of what I mentioned in the title, I have a image of dinning room with a nice table, good chairs, which is stored at http://example.com/static/the-dinning-room.jpg, uploaded by ...
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Making one image non-indexable to search engines in webpage

On my contact page, its a form where people can select a department to contact, then they fill out basic information (name, email and message). Additionally, a PHP script is called (via the HTML IMG ...
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SEO - Gallery website. Can google index images in lightbox?

I have a gallery website, it contains categories and displays in each category thumbnails from pictures in that category (as you would have expect). What do I need to do in order for Google to index ...
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Are these images getting indexed with Google?

I've been trying to get certain images from a website (a lot of them actually) to be indexed with Google. The pages containing the images are getting indexed, but I do not see evidence that the main ...
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How to inform a search engine about the text in an image?

I have an image file that contains several sentences of text and an illustration. How can I inform a search engine about the contents of the text in my image? I can't use the alt attribute as the ...
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SEO images with 301 redirect

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 http://www.example.com/img/samsung-galaxy-s6.jpg that ...
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Indexing images in google search for all users to find website while avoiding image theft

Currently my website is setup so that bots who attempt to access an image will get a hotlink message instead as an image. The problem with this setup is that my revenue on average has significantly ...
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How to handle multiple images with duplicate titles in an image sitemap?

We got multiple different images for each recipe URL (user-generated content) - therefore, in our image sitemap, there are multiple image URLs with the same title (=recipe title). What are your ...
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Inserting <img> into <a> with the same image and SEO

I'm going to use the fancyBox jQuery plugin in the new responsive web design of my website to allow the user to open images in full size. As it is RWD, all images will be resized to fit the available ...
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Wrong person's photo in my Google image search [closed]

Suppose my name is John Doe. I search google with "John Doe". Then in the image search result I find an image of another person. How can I remove this image from the search results? Best regards, ...
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Website porting. Traffic fall in SEO due to image search

I ported a website on wordpress.com to my own server. The site had pretty good traffic and we had done a fair amount of work to ensure proper transitioning but we missed one aspect in redirecting ...
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Can Google image search drive more traffic to a site than web search?

I've been wondering. Do people really search a lot on google images? I mean, do they use it to search for content past the image itself? I could imagine for example that someone would search for his ...
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Is there a way to disable image hotlinking by 3rd-party sites while allowing Google Image Search

Can I block other sites from hotlinking to images on my server to preserver bandwidth while still allowing my site to stay discoverable in Google and Bing image search?
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Content removal with Http response of 200

in these days I find out that an image hosting service called pixroute.com has a strange behavior when notified with a DMCA notice. It basically replace the content with a placeholder image but the ...
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What structured data is used for the license info in Google Images?

Google Images allows filtering by copyright license - What is used for it: Microdata, Microformats or RDFa?