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Image Search is a service for browsing, search, and retrieving digital images from a database of images, by the context of the image.

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Can you indicate to Google Images which image it should index from srcset?

Related Github issue: https://github.com/browniebroke/gatsby-image-gallery/issues/844 So I'm using Gatsby and an image gallery. The gallery generates two images, a thumbnail and the gallery image. The ...
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How Google decides the image results for the Image tab?

Whenever I search on Google, Google shows the results cards in All tab at SERP and Images at Images tab. So how Google decides which image will be placed at first position or at first row according to ...
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Should I include a product name directory in image URLs for that product for SEO?

We have created a product page which has product images andare SEO friendly <div class="gallery"> <img src="images/my-fancy-product-red-1.jpg" alt="My Fancy ...
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How long it takes for new images to get indexed by Google in general? (now i'm on a Squarespace site if it makes any difference)

i'm wondering, if there is some benchmark out there on this info? I see many sources say it's about 4 days to 4 weeks to get new sites indexed But it's about general web crawling and not ...
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Change image names or create an image sitemap? Or both?

The environment is a classifieds site, where there's products with their description, title and photos and, except for images, all data is stored in a MySQL database. Although there's friendly titles ...
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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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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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Is it OK to ignore image title attributes when it comes to SEO?

I've read on Yoast that it's OK to ignore the image title, but not the alt field from a SEO perspective. However, the SEO expert in the company insist it's highly required for SEO. Who is right? Is ...
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Index "Lazy Loading" images in Bing and Baidu

I read this questions: Lazy loading images and effects on SEO Is this a good approach to image Lazy Loading for SEO? The responses make it clear that there LazyLoad works well in google, but I ...
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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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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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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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How can we remove an unflattering image that appears when searching for our company name in Google image search?

Can I issue a request to Google to remove an image search hit that affects our company in a bad way when Googling my company name? The image in question is not on our website. It's on other website ...
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Multiple images on one page: best ranking practices

I have several images related to one object and they all should be placed on one web-page. I'd like to know how do I place those images among the page body and its text. I can not do it manually to ...
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Several images are displayed in one <img> tag that's changeable via JavaScript - is that OK for those images to be indexed by Google?

I have a page which should contain text and several images related to this text. I'd like to show only one image on the page and let the user change the image by clicking a "->" button (via ...
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Tackling thin content on an images gallery

We run an images gallery as part of our site, however we have over 8,000 images and every image has a separate HTML page of its own to display the image caption, related image and comments from users ...
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Redesigning a page while not using old images but also not losing rank

I have redesigned one of the pages of a website I'm current working on, and some of the images on this website, 2 to be exact, rank on the very first page of public google search results. Those ...
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Full size images from Google Image Search cache

Due to a crash I have lost some images from my website. These are all in Google Image search, but they are all scaled down. Does anybody know if there is a way to recover the full images? I have ...
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How to get google and bing to index original image, not thumbnail?

I've read this post Make google index the actual image not the thumbnail but my case is a little different. I have over a thousand images, in many different directories, with many different names, ...
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SEO and external sites that serve responsive images (like Re-SRC)

Re-SRC is a tool that allows you to automatically serve responsive images for your website from their cloud servers. It delivers a new image file each time the browser window (viewport) is resized. ...
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What should filenames and URLs of images contain for SEO benefit?

We know that good site architecture usually looks like this: example-company.com/ example-company.com/about/ example-company.com/contact/ example-company.com/products/ example-company.com/products/...
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How to name image files in multi language site?

I have one site with two languages: English and Spanish for example. What would be the proper convention to name image files? From my point of view it would be stupid to duplicate image and then name ...
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SEO with duplicate content [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is duplicate content and how can I avoid being penalized for it on my site? I have a nature photography site with multiple types of photo galleries. Each photo and ...
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SEO for websites with very less content and a lot of images [duplicate]

Let's say we have an image exhibition website that has got a lot of images but next to nothing content. The focus keyword for this website is "Artistic wallpapers". What would be the best approach w.r....
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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 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?
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Image Search Ranking

What are image-specific factors that contribute to ranking in Google Image Search? Looking for what contributes to ranking and relevancy of images above and beyond the SEO of the hosting site itself. ...
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Serve gravatar extenerally?

Microsoft on their website seems to get the avatar server side, and then serve it as an image from their servers. IE: <img src="avatar.jpg?username=Tom" /> I currently just link directly to ...
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