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Wordpress Attachment Pages in Sitemap?

5 years 8 months ago - 5 years 8 months ago #122382 by keywordhope
Wordpress Attachment Pages in Sitemap? was created by keywordhope
Greetings!
My client is using the core image gallery function in Wordpress 4.4.1. If we want to get the best SEO punch from all her images, what is the bestplan? If we set each image or gallery to open to attachment pages, will these pages end up in the sitemap, (which we plan to submit to GWT)?
We are adding ALT tags for all images of course.
thanks!

Hope Kiah, Santa Fe Web Design

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5 years 8 months ago #122387 by Nick
Replied by Nick on topic Wordpress Attachment Pages in Sitemap?
Hi Hope,

Google already does a great job of indexing images in WordPress. You don't need to do anything additional to get them indexed.

The only extra thing that I can think of is if each image told a whole story by itself. Then you could indeed do something like a separate page for each image.

Does this make sense? Let us know if you have any questions and we'll be glad to answer.

Kind regards,
Nick

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5 years 8 months ago #122407 by keywordhope
Replied by keywordhope on topic Wordpress Attachment Pages in Sitemap?
Thanks Nick!

Do you know if WP automatically adds attachment pages to the core sitemap?

Hope Kiah, Santa Fe Web Design

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5 years 8 months ago #122408 by Nick
Replied by Nick on topic Wordpress Attachment Pages in Sitemap?
You're welcome, Hope!

I don't think WordPress has a sitemap feature. Or are you using WordPress.com by chance?

However, if the images are in posts or pages, they'll automatically be found by Google.

Kind regards,
Nick

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