Google: Blocking Images From Google Doesn't Impact Core Web Search Rankings

Aug 24, 2017 • 7:48 am | comments (2) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

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Did you ever wonder that if you blocked your images from being indexed by Google would it impact your core web content from also ranking in Google? Well, John Mueller from Google said no - blocking images from being indexed does not impact your other content from being indexed or ranked in Google.

Marie Haynes asked the question and John Mueller responded on Twitter:

He then explained that even really large sites decide not to allow Google to index their images but it has no impact on their web search rankings. Obviously it does impact their image search rankings.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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