image optimization tips for your website - Helen Innes

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Learn how to do image optimization for your website. Learn these seo tips from Helen Innes.

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image optimization tips for your website - Helen Innes

  1. 1. Image Optimization Tips for Your Website<br />
  2. 2. Optimization of images<br />An important aspect of SEO <br />particularly if your website has more images or photos than text<br />Some people ignore<br />Search engine spiders do not have the ability to read images<br />Image (robot): luigidiamanti / FreeDigitalPhotos.net http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/images/view_photog.php?photogid=879 <br />Image (photos): DaniloRizzuti / FreeDigitalPhotos.net http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/images/view_photog.php?photogid=851<br />
  3. 3. image optimization guidelines<br />
  4. 4. Tip # 1<br />Change the image filenames <br />Avoid using the default filename from the camera<br />filenames like DSCN00010.jpg or P0007.png<br />not useful to the search engine robots<br />Choose a filename that will best describe the image<br />
  5. 5. Tip # 2<br />Take advantage of the title, caption and alt tags<br />use keywords in these attributes<br />search engine spiders will get an idea of what the image is about<br />website visitors can also see this alt text while images are loading<br />
  6. 6. WordPress users<br />In the post editor option <br />>> before inserting or posting an image<br />>> a dialog box such as the one shown will pop up<br />>> write down the description of your image in the different fields<br />
  7. 7. the HTML code <br /> <imgsrc =“Canon PowerShot IXUS camera.jpg” alt=“Canon IXUS camera” title=“Canon PowerShot IXUS” caption=“Canon PowerShot IXUS For Sale”/><br />
  8. 8. keyword stuffing<br />Overuse of keywords in the image description<br />A bad idea in image optimization<br /> <imgsrc =“Canon PowerShot IXUS camera.jpg” alt=“Canon PowerShot camera, Canon IXUS for Sale, Canon IXUS digital camera, Canon PowerShot IXUS digital camera” title=“Canon PowerShot camera, Canon IXUS for Sale, Canon IXUS digital camera, Canon PowerShot IXUS digital camera” caption=“ Canon PowerShot camera, Canon IXUS for Sale, Canon IXUS digital camera, Canon PowerShot IXUS digital camera”/><br />
  9. 9. Copyright © 2011<br />Heleninnes.ca<br />

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