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Questions tagged [images]

Covers the delivery and display of photographs, graphics and other visual elements.

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Automatically check image quality on all images on a website [closed]

Is there a way to automatically check the quality on all images on a website (given I have a list of the URL's)? During the last 5 years tens of thousand images has been uploaded to my webstore, and ...
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Does translating images' file names in a multilingual website matter for SEO? [duplicate]

I'm taking care of a website's SEO. Its languages are Portuguese and Spanish. Usually, I just use English for programming, including files naming. In order to take advantage of boost rank that ...
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How to get image size down to the right size [duplicate]

I keep getting messages that the website images should be minified...am not very technical person so would appreciate any help or tips Another page on the website does have similar images but does ...
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I need to compress images to speed up my website [duplicate]

My website is extremely slow. One of the main reasons for the slowness is due to large images in the headers of the pages. I have been advised to compress them. How would I go about compressing ...
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What are the disadvantages of having all your images lazy loaded?

That would increase the amount of requests but also improve the webpage speed loading time. Google just advice to avoid to downloading offscreen images as part of the initial page load, but what are ...
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Small Image Files Taking Long to Load

According to the network tab in Chrome Developer Tools, I have a number of images that are under 100KB, but are taking multiple seconds to load: Are these times accurate? The images don't visibly ...
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Why is converting images from jpeg to jpeg2000 making them larger when it is supposed to help my loading speed?

www.thinkwithgoogle.com says my website is slow (3.9sec loading speed, yea it's truly slow...). To increase loading speed it tells me to use "next-gen" format for my pictures, e.g. jpeg2000 instead of ...
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Checking uploaded images on a site to see if they're Copyrighted?

I recently inherited responsibility for a website that received a notification that a user had uploaded a copyrighted image years ago and that it was not licensed. The Wordpress-based website has ...
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Is <a> in <noscript> wasting linkjuice?

One simple question due to a delayed loading (lazyLoad extensions) of images. Does the usage of an a element within a noscript element influence the internal link juice of a webpage? (yes, Google will ...
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How will it affect SEO if I hide images on desktop but display them on mobile?

I have 2 columns next to each other with equal height, one column with text and the other columns with a background image that is set to cover the column. I worry that my image is not SEO friendly if ...
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Do the images located on my domain benefit me when I post them as images on third-party websites with “src” pointing to my domain?

For instance, if example.com is my domain and the following is posted on a third-party website, forum, etc: <img src="example.com/images/img1.jpg" /> Does this benefit example.com?
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Why is the Correct Image Not Showing with Facebook Open Graph?

I've set up the Facebook Open Graph meta tags on my site inset.agency, but when I use the Facebook Debugger the image I wish to use isn't displayed — it just picks the second image down on my the ...
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Best practices for weekly report emails with chart data as images

I am working on a project where I have an application that is generating a weekly report which is emailed to the user. The weekly report will contains various different charts. The charts are ...
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When using an image server on a separate domain, should we link directly to the image URL and restrict crawling, or redirect through our domain?

I have a large number of images stored on a separate server, these URLs currently go through a 302 redirect. I think these additional pages are a total waste of time for Google to crawl. At the ...
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Prevent dynamically generated thumbnails from being crawled

I have been using Raven Tools, and I want these dynamically generated thumbnails to be not crawled or not be flagged as No TITLE images. I tried adding X-Robots-Tag "noindex, nofollow" on each image ...
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Why does the SDTT tell me that the image field is missing?

I created a recipe on Drupal 8. When I test my page with Google Structured Data Testing Tool, it tells me that the image field is missing: Yet when I open the link of the image in my internet browser,...
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Yoast purge plugin caused crawl errors, getting more even after removing it

I'm using the Yoast SEO plugin on my WordPress site, and when you upload media to WordPress media library, it makes a copy of the image or file and creates a file path (this is normal). However, all ...
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Google SDTT doesn't accept SVG as image in 'Article'

Currently I'm creating a review website on which the items that are reviewed have their logo / main image as an SVG object. Unfortunately Google's Structured Data Testing Tool doesn't allow SVG as ...
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Does google index and view the text via OCR on images?

I have a business with a google places address. Now I need that same business address for another one of my websites. I don't want to use the same text address for new website as this will dilute ...
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Why does Google PageSpeed recommended serving images in “Next Gen formats” after July 2018 update?

I'm confused why after Google's July 2018 PageSpeed Insights tool update with bias to mobile seems to recommend serving images in "Next Gen Formats" like JPEG 2000, JPEG XR, or WebP? Almost no one ...
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Impact of not filling image attribute in article schema or filling a constant one

We have an existing site with thousands of articles without images. Google are saying that an image attribute for the Article schema of AMP pages is required. Additionaly said: Only a marked-up ...
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Hotlink Protection compatible with Google AMP pages

I'm trying to create HTACCESS Hotlink Protection on my site but I'd like all Google top level domains (.com., .co.in, .co.uk, etc) to be able to access my files, so that visitors to the Google AMP ...
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Do noindex tags on subdomain pages affect image indexing?

Maybe stupid question, but I have to ask: I'm hosting my images on a subdomain. My main site is example.com and images are stored on static.example.com. Subdomain is just a simple html page - when ...
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GTmetrix complains of un-optimized images in responsive design

The website GTmetrix is giving me low score on "Optimize images" for the following reason: On my main page I have 4 columns with images. Each column takes 25% of the screen resolution so on my ...
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Will changing a favicon daily destroy SEO or raise any concerns with search engines? [duplicate]

I've been reading this question on StackOverflow Can I change a favicon daily, but I'd like to know if changing the favicon daily mess up any SEO or raise any concerns with search engines? I am ...
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Will an animation built from a series of images cause Google to misinterpret the page or hurt SEO?

I am currently creating my website and I have a problem. During the first visit to the website, an animation is played, it is a sequence of images that follow each other in full screen that disappear ...
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Is setting the width and height of an SVG important for indexing?

Generally, when SVGs are displayed responsively, we only need to set the viewBox attribute on the <svg> and can entirely omit the width and height attributes (i.e. something like <svg viewBox=...
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Google is indexing a useless page for each image uploaded to my WordPress site

I found that when I create a blog post and insert images, WordPress automatically generates page for each one. When I check index status in Google with a site: search, I see 4 to 5 or more pages for ...
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Will using images from other sites (with permission) hurt search engine rankings?

Can you tell me whether Google's algorithm flags plagiarism for using images on your website from other sites? I don't want to get penalized, for cases where the image owner allowed it to be used on ...
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Can I use an image with text to prevent search engines from showing that text in the search results snippet?

I have content on my website that is being picked up by search engines and shown the in the search results snippet. I'd rather noth have that text shown there. Is putting this text in an image a ...
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LocalBusiness markup without the image of the company, can I always use the same generic icon?

I am developing a business directory website for my client, I am implementing in every page containing a company the LocalBusiness markup. The problem is that Google requires in order to pass the ...
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Is it OK for SEO to use a photo's tags in the img alt text when a caption isn't available?

Is it OK with SEO to use page tags as image alt and <image:caption>? Images we are using doesn't have any caption or title. They just have tags (some of them 15 tags). We were even thinking about ...
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Is an image linking strategy with 1 link per image valuable?

I have an idea for a link strategy for my site. It's based on creating personalized images highly relevant to clients, and offering it to them in exchange in order to get a link. The problem is all ...
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What is the recommended way to make inline SVG images indexable?

On pages that have many SVG images, it would be desirable to inline all the svg images since this will reduce the number of HTTP requests and significantly reduce the size of all SVGs combined because ...
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Google Search Console fetch and render says CSS, fonts and images are “Temporarily unreachable” [duplicate]

I have requested that Google index (Fetch and render in Search Console) my website on 4th August 2018 but still it didn't get indexed and it is stating that some scripts, style sheets, fonts and ...
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Is it legal to use other websites images on my website directly from their server [duplicate]

I am creating a website in which i will provide the information of properties, houses which I will get from https://www.immobilienscout24.de api. for ex. I get following JSON result for the particular ...
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Saving all images from a website in nested folders

I've been asked by my supervisor to save all of the images from a website for backup purposes. I've been given admin privileges to the site, and there are 132 images, spread across several nested ...
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Do unique images help on-page SEO?

I always use two or more unique images (photos/infographics) along with content on my pages. I understand they help with user experience. But apart from that, is there any SEO benefit? Specifically, ...
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Will my SEO be affected if I omit images in my post?

I have a WordPress blog and I have no intention to have a featured image or any image in my post content. Will this affect my SEO? Note: I understand I won't get search traffic for images.
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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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Google image sitemap : maximum length [duplicate]

I read that you could put 50k urls in a sitemap. Problem : in an image sitemap, you got the page url, and a url for each image provided. Does the limit apply to the number of pages, of images, or the ...
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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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Why would images in my Twitter Card posts disappear?

Wondering whether some other people are having the same issue as I. I create posts on my WordPress website, go to Twitter and write a tweak about them, after a few, the Twitter Card shows as expected,...
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Should .webp images get included in my image sitemap XML when the same images are also available in more widely supported image formats?

I have an image sitemap xml. This points to my .jpg, .png etc images. However, Google has a new format .webp. Since not all browsers support this format yet I have to keep both the .webp image as well ...
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Change the Xpert Gallery Joomla module to show images in their own pages with href links to them

I have Xpert Gallery module in Joomla. When you click on it, i want to redirect it to another link, not the actual photo. What I want is when you click on it, to go to another page. Simply put, I want ...
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PDFs on site as image files: how to get them seen by search engines?

I'm entirely new to SEO, and have just launched a personal website. I have a number of writing samples on the site that I put in as images. It seems obvious that a search engine won't be able to parse ...
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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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Because alt is not allowed on SVG image link, can I add a second display:none image to let Google see alt text?

My developer has created a product page with images managed in this way: xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" class="original"> <image width="100%" height="100%" preserveaspectratio="xMidYMid ...
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shrinking image sizes from the server command line?

I have a directory with 22,902 images. Average size is 2.237 megabytes. I know this because I used ls -l | awk '{ total += $5; count++ } END { print total/count }' to get the average file size. This ...
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Will Google penalize me for loading images that it can't see? (blocked by robots.txt)

I have a script setup to load images for the visitor on another server. The robots.txt file on that server has the image path directory blocked by bots. Which means that Google can't see the images ...