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Creating website with many images for seo purpose

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by vanderploeg, May 11, 2015.

  1. vanderploeg

    vanderploeg Registered Member

    Aug 10, 2011
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    I have a website with 1000's of images.
    My question is that if the website is about animals, and i have multiple categories like elephants, horses and dogs and i create a new post for each category which have atleast 10 images each.
    Should i than call the images as this : elephants images 001 , elephants images 002 , elephants images 003 or would that be bad for seo.
  2. billsfan2012

    billsfan2012 Regular Member

    Jan 3, 2012
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    Your naming convention looks fine for SEO, but I would be more concerned about the website itself. Sounds like its heavy on images with little or no text content. This could put you at a disadvantage. Another thing is you probably don't want to have several images on each page because that will lend itself to slower page loads which is a big ranking factor. Maybe you can do one of those slideshow style sites that have been really popular lately. You know you might have a post like "10 funniest elephant images" and then you will have a slideshow with 10 individual slides and each slide will also have some text content for SEO. I see these pages a lot lately and I don't see as many thumbnail galleries etc. as I did in the past.