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mediawiki - make thumbnails of external images

So I have the code [[File:example.jpg|thumb|caption]]. This works fine for local images and files, but I want to host some images externally. I can't just replace example.jpg with a link though, ...
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Why does GTmetrix give me the "serve images that are appropriately sized" error?

I've run a GTmetrix test on my website. I get one issue in its audit report at https://gtmetrix.com/reports/www.datanumen.com/3FtNGzq8/ I check the image with Chrome DevTools, as below: Since the ...
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Should a separate link or a single link be given to the image and text?

I have a local news site, on the homepage, I link to the thumbnail and the post title. Is it better for SEO to have single links or separate links? We can explain this with an example; Single link = &...
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CDN or Cloudflare for a site with over 1.2TB of images a month [duplicate]

We have a travel marketplace site where we have over 70GB of images that are then served each month over 1.2TB. We currently use Cloudflare, and they can cache about 30% of the requests. We use next....
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Is it bad for SEO to load images with javascript?

I try this to load images when they are on screen: JS: var elementvector3 = document.querySelector('#vector3'); var positionvector3 = elementvector3.getBoundingClientRect(); if (positionvector3.top &...
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Can I use the same alt text for all images on same page?

I have a blog post. Can I use the same alt tag for all images on same page? Would this be a good practice of image SEO?
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SEO (speed): SVG vs background-image vs image tag

I know this has been asked multiple times, but I really could not find an answer. I have a relatively small logo (icon) and I need to load it multiple times on specific places. I was wondering: should ...
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Tell wordpress to save and organize images into folders?

wordpress Is there a way to tell wordpress to sort our images and data in folders... So for example I am creating a bunch of posts about cars and is it not nice to have wordpress store those images ...
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Multiple images on page, but google to only crawl certain ones [duplicate]

Say I have a page with a main image of a product at the top and several related product images at bottom. When I google the main product, the google search results also show up the main product image ...
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Migrating multisite subsite to a subdirectory WHILE it's content is stored in S3 bucket! Is this hard to do?

So I have installed wordpress multisite in the root directory. Created the main site and a subsite. Images a and content are stored in an S3 bucket. Now once I decide to migrate the subsite somewhere ...
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Wordpress Genesis theme changing the size and format of already photoshop web optimized images. Why?

I am very talented for 3D design and I have wonderful images I would like to share. However, logical things are not my best side and especially applied computer sciences and etc. It has nothing to ...
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Why does Google Chrome use the wrong device pixel ratio to choose the image size on a Moto G4?

Google Chrome takes account of DPR(device pixel ratio) while calculating Image width to download for a specific device. But recently I found an anomaly. I simulated on (Moto G4 device having DPR 3) ...
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Can I use only WebP images with a WordPress site and prevent the CMS from reformatting and resizing them?

What do you guys thing, should one make a website using only webP images? Could it be a big mistake? It is an image heavy website. Would WebP work with with WordPress? I'm not sure that it matters ...
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Convert images as they are uploaded to a server?

Does anyone know if images can be converted at the server-level? We have hundreds of thousands of images - mostly in jpeg format. My question is: can the images (that are uploaded to our Amazon server)...
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Prevent search engines from indexing specific images on a page

A website I'm working on has a team section. Every team member has a dedicated site. On the site's bottom of each team member three other team members are displayed randomly. What happens here is ...
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wikimedia - retrieve images with custom resolution [duplicate]

I am scraping wikipedia urls for images and an url for images has the format as follows: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9b/Dostoevskij_1863.jpg I went through the documentation and ...
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How list in sitemap an image that's hosted by a NOINDEX page?

I'm looking for a trick/workaround. My years-old scheme for serving different versions of a page to different devices works great ...except it doesn't mesh well with Google's handling of image ...
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Can I use resource transparent images commercially as a resource to my SAAS, which I scraped from a website? [closed]

I want to develop a product image editing SAAS, which will let the users select a product and edit the image and download with following steps: Select the product Load the transparent mockup image of ...
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Use A.jpg if you have it in cache, otherwise use B.jpg?

Let's say I have one page big.html that uses <img alt="big image" src="big.jpg" width="300" height="300" /> where big.jpg is indeed an image of 300 by ...
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How to prevent pictures from being downloaded by right-clicking on them or Inspecting the web page?

When there's an image on a website, it can be downloaded by the following ways: Right click on the picture and press Save As from the pop-up context menu Right click on the webpage in Chrome, press ...
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Could allowing our images to be indexed hurt our web search rankings?

We are trying to solve some issues related to our SEO. When we compare ourselves to our competitors who are higher that us in SERPS, other than more backlinks (not much more), we don't see any ...
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Does the src attribute count as a backlink?

We allow users to embed our images on their websites. This looks like this... <img src="https://example.com/happy-dog.jpg" alt="Happy Dog" /> Note that there is no anchor ...
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Restrict Google from indexing subdomain from Azure CDN services

How can I stop Google from indexing example.azureedge.net content? We have the website from last two years but just recently we found out that Google has started to index all the URLs on the azure CDN ...
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Does Google use the text property in image object schema markup to determine the relevance of a page to a query?

I'm creating a page that summarizes a variety of statistics on a topic. I believe a dashboard-like graphic like this one would provide a better experience than a textual list of the statistics. ...
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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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Prevent images from loading in display:none container until the container is shown

As a newbie to website development, I'm struggling to optimise my website to get it to load content only when needed. Aim: to stop the tab that has all the photo content from loading until the user ...
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Is it worth using next generation image formats with only partial browser support for SEO?

We are building a website for a client and we are trying to make it as SEO optimized as humanly possible and the question now is how to deal with images. Here is an example of pagespeed result: It ...
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How do you determine a good set of breakpoints for srcset image sizes

My website right now is marginal for page loading speed on mobile. Originally written for desktop, I use a lot of images that are relatively high resolution, and only lightly compressed. I'd like ...
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How do you avoid cumulative layout shift with responsively sized images?

On my site Google Webmaster Tools says that a bunch of pages have cumulative layout shift (CLS) errors. Otherwise known as jerky loading. On my page images are always in a div with a class that sets ...
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Will Google Images ignore images with empty alt text?

You can put images that are just decorative into a HTML document like this, by setting their alt text to nothing: <img src="decorative.png" alt="" /> This means that screen ...
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Why do some web pages bake images into their HTML?

Some webpages bake image data into the HTML, like this one which has baked it into a piece JavaScript code, making the size of the HTML document itself reach several MB in size. Why do some web ...
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Server Load: Image Downloading vs. Image Viewing

I think my question is fairly simple, but being a bit of a newbie I don't know the answer and I haven't been able to find a satisfactory one searching online. If I have a 25kb page (html) that ...
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What is the recommended maximum file size for a social media type website?

I am building a social media app for gardeners. One of the things they can do is upload images of their gardens. I am storing everything in Amazon aws s3. I don't want the user to be able to upload ...
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Should image URL slugs use the article URL slug, or their own description slug for SEO?

I have a WordPress website. The slug of my articles is automatically generated from the title and the same slug is also used for image thumbnails. The titles and slugs are in Arabic. Should ...
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Images barely showing up in Google Search rich snippets, is it a subdomain problem?

I have a recipe blog running WordPress with Yoast SEO. A problem I have is that in Google Search images are not showing up in all the rich snippets for my website. I would say they show in about 50% ...
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Facebook preview content appears to not be processing the javascript

When a Facebook user posts a link to the page a preview of the page is displayed. This tends to have the first image from the page. The page I have has one canned image at the top and the rest of the ...
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Why does Google, in it's Page Insights tool, advise to use WebP images which don't work in all browsers?

I recently swapped all of the images on my web with WebP compressed images and the Page Insights score got as high as 97. However, I found out my page doesn't work on IE, Safari and Firefox (all other ...
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Wrong images used as thumbnails by AdSense matched content

The AdSense Matched Content options displayed on my site seem to be pulling random images from the respective content and using those images as thumbnails. In some cases, AdSense gets it right and ...
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Programatically determine if web pages request image (as opposed to simply seeing that there is an img src in the code)

Some of a website's pages have source code that includes img src="url_to_image" but the img is not requested by the page. Is there a way to crawl the website to programatically determine if images are ...
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Correct asset naming for image SEO

This question is about image SEO. Background: I'm a server-side dev dabbling in SEO. I maintain a social web application where users submit interesting images (mostly memes, motivational quotes, ...
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Disallow Image Loading to Reduce Number of "Other Error" in Crawled Page Resources?

We have a hotel search website. Many landing pages of our site load resources asynchrously (e.g. Ajax), but very often (about 25% of the time) when we click "View Crawled Page" in Google Search ...
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Prevent Google image search from associating images with incorrect pages because of their use in the "related products" section?

I have a page with a product and on the bottom have a block with cards where similar products. Google indexing this page and added for this page images from similar cards, but I'm not needed this, ...
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Delete files that end with a certain string via SSH

I have a plugin on WordPress that smushes all my images. The problem is, that for some reason, there's no option to remove the original images from the server after the smush. The plugin adds the ...
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What are the best image sizes for the Google Chrome mobile website audit?

What are the best image sizes for the Google Chrome mobile website audit? I'm making a WordPress website and want to get the best score possible. There will be an image with 100% width on the top ...
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Do I need an XML sitemap for just a few images and videos?

If a website has few images and one or two videos, do I need to include them in the sitemap or have a sitemap separately for them?
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Why aren't my hero images appearing as thumbnails in the SERP?

I display hero images across the top of my blog pages. However, I use CSS images rendering through div tags and I read that google doesn't typically index those. So the images aren't included as ...
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Can alt text be the same for multiple product images?

On our product pages, we have a main image of the product as well as several "zoomed in" images that highlight different parts of the product. I am assuming that using the exact same alt text for the ...
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Google's URL inspection says my image URL is blocked by robots.txt -- I don't even have one!

I just discovered our image system domain is not being crawled by Google for a long time. The reason is that all the URLs seem to be blocked by robots.txt -- but I don't even have one. Disclaimer: ...
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Does using an img title attribute in addition to the alt attribute help image SEO?

Is there any SEO reason to add title after alt attribute of image? <img src="./cat.jpg" alt="Funny Cat" /> vs <img src="./cat.jpg" alt="Funny Cat" title="Funny Cat" /> I know the title ...
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Is it better for SEO to use alt text or "screen reader only" text to describe an image that has text on it?

Whenever possible I try to turn images that have text on them into html/css to separate the textual content from the image for better responsiveness and SEO. However, sometimes this cannot be done as ...

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