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(Entry was posted by Michelle Hartwell Hamill on this post in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Thursday, May 3, 2018).

Image URLs and crawl budget

Hi All, I have questions about image urls -

example:

https://www.clientsite.com/file/happycat100x198png

-- do these use up crawl budget
-- should they do noindex, no follow on these or leave as is

Thank you!


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  • Michael Martinez: You cannot manage crawl budget. Only the search engine can do that. Even if you block a URL the search engine may continue to try to fetch it. And image URLs cannot include embedded "noindex" directives. Only HTML documents can do that (even if the...Lihat Lainnya
  • Michael Martinez: Let me put it this way: search engine optimization manages CRAWL. The search engine assigns a "budget" (based on its available resources and estimates of server responsiveness) to each site`s crawling. The search engine will modify that "budget" as i...Lihat Lainnya
  • Michelle Hartwell Hamill: Thank you for the insight!

View original question in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Thursday, May 3, 2018).

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