Search Engine Optimization (err…SEO) can be overwhelming. Trust us, we get it!
The speed of change in the technology industry sure doesn't help. A lot continues to change in the algorithms of Google and Social Media platforms, but some things remain the same (or similar) and we're going to discuss those today.
The old day views and methods of long names and keyword stuffing are over (and have been for awhile, sorry to break it to ya!) But one thing remains:
There's a million reasons why you should include images in your content, but to name a few:
So you're sitting there like “well yea duhhh, I have images in there”. But my question then becomes, “Is it optimized?”. More times that not, I get a blank stare as though I'm speaking a foreign language.
Let's start with Google and their general advice when it comes to image SEO.
“Like many other parts of the page targeted for optimization, filenames are best when they’re short but descriptive.”Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide
To give you a brief overview of best practices for SEO Optimized Image Names:
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