Google News Will Crawl & Index Images Hosted by Publishers Off Their Website Domain!

Jan 15, 2015 | 1,948 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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In its first newsletter sent via new Google News Publisher Center, Google has announced that publishers can now host images off their website domain. All these images will be crawled, indexed, and used in Google News search results, as revealed by Search Engine Land who spotted the newsletter.

Here's what Google said:

In the past, if your images were hosted off your website’s domain, it was very unlikely we’d crawl them for Google News.

We recently implemented an update to our image crawl algorithm, and are now able to crawl off-domain images. If it works better for your team to host your images on a different domain than your news website, you can now feel free to make that change!

For the publishers who use content delivery networks or host images on third-party domain names, this will be a good change to their image crawl process.

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Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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