Image Optimization and All Necessary Tips For Seo
SEO is not only limited to webpage text, it is also realted to photos and video also some other media file needs Search Engine Optimization. As we have two type of SEO. On-Page Optimization and Off-Page Optimization, Similarly images also have two types of seo. One page image optimization and off page image optimization. Now i also simplify those two tools and their usage with some specific tips for good seo.
It is most important for image-based website and also important for all other websites.
General Facts Relating To Image and Why should optimize Image is necessary?
In generally a content is directly affected by its promo banner, like in movie a good banner attract more movies watchers. In web this is also matters, a webpage having good looking as it matters, a webpage having some image relating to web content or article also matters effectively. In category page or home page we display featured image to attract visitors to go through the topic. A good eye catching image or photo harvest more visitors to follow that article. Direct user can directly attracted to that article, but when SEO comes to matters, we should follow all necessary tips and make habit for all our coding and web designing carrier.
How Search Engine Crawl Images From A Website?
Yes, it is the best question to get all answer in just few lines.
Generally, search engine crawl any image with their proper tags and description as text around image and also the title of webpage. A image with no text and title is nothing for SEO. When a user type the same keyword that your website is targeted , then your image will be appear on search result on the basis of ranking. In image search rank of website is also matters.
On-Page Image Optimization
On page optimization says that how you coded an image with its proper attributes, so, it is necessary to know which attributes are related to image Seo in <img> or image tag.
Image file name must be related to the image not like “picutre_1.jpg” “maxdefult.jpg”. Don’t choose file name like that. Use short or long name but use file name as or similar to image name.
Image Title (title):
In title attribute you we should write the image title. This tells what the picture is like (if we show a horse, the we can write “horse” here. with decorative words.
In HTML img tag we can use it like this.
<img src=”image location here” title=”title of the image here”/>
Image Description (alt)
Image description tells what is doing or what is the behavior of image or how it is relating to the topic.
In HTML img tag alt attribute can be used like this.
<img src=”image location here” title=”title of the image here” alt=”description of the image here”/>
Image Caption (figcaption)
This tag contains the title and credit of the image. Credit means the right owner of the image. This tag must be placed bellow the img tag and in html coding it will be like this. <img src=”image location here” title=”title of the image here” alt=”description of the image here”/> <figcaption>Title_of_image credit: Name_of_the_right_owner</figcaption> The above three attributes and tag help you to optimize your image in your web page. This is the on page optimization tips. If you want how to optimize your image out side your webpage then read the article full.
Off-Page Image Optimization
Off-page image optimization is similar to backlink building but it is quite different and source of backlink is also different. There are some websites which allows to add a image to their website with a backlnik to your site. These website are allow you to create a backlink only if you share image to their webiste. So, image is compulsory here.
If you already read our previous article on freeindiatips.com about pinterest then you may understand it better waht i am saying and how is it working? If you don’t know how to get visitors from pinterest image pin then read my article Get Regular Converting User From Pinterest and if you have adult website and you want more website like pinterest to pin image and get visitor then follow the How to get visitors from adult image sharing websites article too.
Promote article with image in SocialMedia
Everyone who used any one of the social media know how image can be shared and how much effective a image is rather than simple text. So create a beautiful and converting image on which user will engage more, image must relating to your website content. You may share your website image to social media via Add this button. Use Add this Social Share button Plugin for WordPress you and your website visitors can share images to social media sites. , You may also install Mozilla Add This addon, or Add This Google chrome extension .
Use Pinterest to Bookmark You Website Image
Pinterest having alexa rank 32 in current. Which have a lot of users. They don’t provide any content to their website, all are user shared and it is as same as social media. It is also called a image media. Where users are attracted by images and follow to that site where it is really hosted or from which it is shared. Here you have to create some board and share your website image with a title. People will follow your board and as it got a highr rank both in google and alexa, majority of your shared pages will get higher rank and also your website will got a higher rank. I don’t want to repeat the method, you may Follow another article of FreeIndiaTips to know How to get visitors from pinterest .
Water Marking Images Of Your Website
Try to water mark your all image in your website. The water mark must not be heavily dipped or large in size, it should be transperent and small in size and also its position must be bellow right side for best practice. Share the water mark images to all social media, pinterest, and when a user copy your website image it will be a great benefit for you. As the originality of content refers to your site. When you are planning to naming a brand of your site, you must have to use water mark in images.
Use Flickr and other Photo sharing sites
Photo sharing website allow to host an picture on their site and also they have their own photo search engine. To get visitors fro their search eninge and also get backlink from these site you should share your water marked images to these sites. *We will try to update the list of photo sharing website to get backlink and off page seo.