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Image src question

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by kalaio, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. kalaio

    kalaio Regular Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I have a very basic question. If someone is getting an image from my website using an <img src="link for my image on my website"> without an <a> tag would this count as a valid backlink for me?
     
  2. sashablack

    sashablack Elite Member

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    if you are not linking the image to anything then no, the <a> is the link portion.

    -Sasha
     
  3. kalaio

    kalaio Regular Member

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    Thanks Sasha for reply.
     
  4. watsonovedades

    watsonovedades Senior Member

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    I think if the code is placed avoiding the <a> tag
    the code wont work, so the hyperlink wont be blue and clickeable, you can include your naked URL on the "ALT"
    and try it, never done it myself
    Cheers
     
  5. finnol

    finnol Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Some blog site automatically links on image. You don't want link with image, simply remove <a> tag before <img> tag.
     
  6. SEO Power

    SEO Power Elite Member

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    It won't be counted as a backlink to your site unless the image is click-able and the image leads to your site when clicked. Without the <a> tag, it won't be click-able.
     
  7. CyberAlien

    CyberAlien Regular Member

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    It could help the image get indexed, but don't count on it helping your ranking specifically ;)