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

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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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Where can I find license-free vector patterns [closed]

Where can I find license-free vector patterns, I have checked on may of the site but most of them are expensive if anyone knows any affordable license-free vector patterns site, appreciated.
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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 do not index My website images in webmaster tool? [duplicate]

on my fairly new website example.com I am noticing that Google is not indexing images from my sitemap. Already above 2000 images submitted and Google mot indexed any images. Altough there is more ...
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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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Recipe snippet showing no or wrong image

I have a Hungarian recipe site, using a WordPress theme called Neptune. The theme has Google recipe snippet support, but almost half of my recipes don't show up with image in Google Search. The ...
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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 ...
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How to force Google and other bots to pick actual images and not thumbnails?

For example, if there is an online shopping websites with thousands of small thumbnails of products and when you click over them it shows actual retina/full HD image over a popup. In this scenario, ...
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Is placing an image over H1 text an SEO issue?

We have a main image on every page of a website. This image includes some text. We want to use text in image as h1 but to make it live text on image would be an issue because of responsiveness issues....
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How do I redirect direct image paths to my website?

I recently noticed that some of the images on my Wordpress website are the pages with the most visits according to Google Analytics. The images could be accessed by clicking them. The result was the ...
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Use robots.txt to allow Google to crawl images but not index them

I have problem with on page optimization. I checked my site to see if it is compatibility for mobile devices with Google's tool. It showed me that page speed was low. Google also says it cannot ...
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Should company name in logo be an image or text?

I'm putting a logo (comprising of an image and company name) on my website. I'm not sure whether to save the company name text as part of an image file, or to have it as actual text in the html and ...
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How can I name an image so that a) it's still unique b) descriptive

It's a given that a better name for a picture is "cat_eating_mouse.jpg" than "Aou7aIw=2.jpg". On my website I'm going to have thousands of pictures. It's not a big of a problem to name them manually, ...
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Does Facebook Need both og:image and og:image:secure_url for HTTPS only site?

Now that I updated many of my sites to be HTTPS only, redirecting HTTP requests as needed, I did notice that sharing on Facebook produced a blank image. Refreshing the Share Attachment does not change ...
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Google PageSpeed: PNG compression rules with optipng (or other tools) [duplicate]

I'm trying to optimize my result in Google PageSpeed Insight and I'm stuck on the image optimisation. This answer helped me with my .jpg files and I also noticed the comment, but I still get a ...
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Images work directly in image folder with IIS but give 404 in subfolders of that directory

Hi I need some help with configuring our IIS (8.0) to allow images to be delivered from the image folder and all its subfolders. Our web.config is located in the root. We then serve most files from ...
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Why are jpegs used for unsuitable images in many html emails [closed]

I produce html emails on a regular basis in my work. Recently I've been baffled by the number of promotional emails I receive which use jpeg for images which would be far better served by a png or ...
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Will the same alt tag (attribute) on 2 different sites penalize either site for duplicate content? [duplicate]

I run a high search-engine-ranked e-commerce operation. We started doing retail with the first site, but have now had to build a second site for wholesale. Many of the retail products are offered ...
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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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Is hiding <img> tag or set it in noscript SEO friendly? [closed]

Is it possible to make img tag display:none and then add it with CSS background? For example: <div style="background-image:url('image.png')"> <img src="image.png" alt="description of ...
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Hiding the text that is already shown in a preview image

I've got a page, in which I have a preview of a document, as JPG. Also, I've got the content read of that image. I am doing it like this, but I have no idea if this is a way Google won't hate me: &...
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Should rel=canonical be used for various images in a gallery?

I have made a portfolio website for my wife. She is an illustrator. Website contains one page with four sections - gallery, about, testimonials and a contact form. The gallery navigation is made in ...
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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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How to restore deleted images from a WordPress backup without overwriting new content?

Our WordPress site has thousands of images and most of them are not used for any content anyomore. The images take about 90% of our total storage so I wanted to get rid of them. I used a plugin ...
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Fair Use of the thumbnail version of thousands of images from a third party? [duplicate]

I would like to include on my website the thumbnail version of thousands of images created by a third party, which I am trying to contact to ask permission, with no success. I would link from the ...
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Schema.org type for image galleries on a page

I have articles on my site that can contain one or more photo galleries that are related to the article's content. The schema.org/ImageGallery is defined as a "Web page type: Image gallery page" and ...
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How do I control which 'Google My Business' images show in the Google search results?

In Google My Business I want to change the photos that are marked with the red and blue squares in the image below, and specifically which forms in the Google My Business admin relate to the photo ...
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Images from the site doesn't show up in Google image search, does it need an image sitemap?

When my Client searches with keywords at Google no images of the example.com website show in SERPs. We gave alt text for every images but didn't get any results. Now, I need to know that is there any ...
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Effective and cheap way of hosting images [closed]

I'm making a website that uses mostly images, they take up to 150gb disk space. My VPS is only 40GB SSD and I'm looking for a way to host images elsewhere. How can I achieve that? What are the ways - ...
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Uploading images for Wordpress in AWS Elastic Beanstalk application

How do I go about uploading images in an AWS Elastic Beanstalk Wordpress Application? I am using the high-availability method from this tutorial. It's a large WooCommerce website and I have 2gigs ...
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Which one should I use for SEO proposes? <div>text</div> or <img alt=“text” />

I know that the alt="" attribute is recommended for SEO propososes, but I also heard that put the description inside a div and hide with text-indent:-9999px or font-size:0; is a good practice for SEO. ...
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Correct ALT text for Screenshot Images (Bulk)

We have a downloads library containing about 22,000 items (pages) and for each of the pages, there is a section of screenshots showing the download in action. Currently, we can't go through almost ...
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Will using a pseudo element to place background image on top of an image tag for SEO value have negative consequences

Will using a pseudo element like before to place background image on top of an img element for SEO value have negative consequences? The reason being we want the flexibility of an element with a ...
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How essential is the H1 element for SEO?

I'm rolling out a new webpage, and the logo of the product includes the text of the brand name. Aesthetically, the page would look better with just the logo and subtext, but that would mean omitting ...
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Images are not indexed in google search console [duplicate]

I have submitted my sitemap which contains web pages and images. 78 web pages and 59 images are submitted. The web pages are indexed (71 out of 78), but images are not indexed. Why does that happen. ...