Google doesn't show my photos in search results next to the blog/article posts Joomla 4 platform

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Google doesn't show my photos in search results next to the blog/article posts Joomla 4 platform

Post by slavahere » Mon Jun 03, 2024 7:05 am

I've been experiencing an issue with my Joomla 4 website where the photos I upload are not appearing in Google Search results next to my articles and texts. I've ensured that the images are properly optimized and have relevant alt text. The site is also indexed correctly by Google, and other content appears in search results without any problems. However, none of the photos show up in Google Images.

Very frustrated, please help!

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Re: Google doesn't show my photos in search results next to the blog/article posts Joomla 4 platform

Post by gws » Mon Jun 03, 2024 10:58 am

Why do you think this is a joomla problem?

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Re: Google doesn't show my photos in search results next to the blog/article posts Joomla 4 platform

Post by slavahere » Tue Jun 04, 2024 5:48 am

Thank for the reply,

i tried all the methods, maybe I should turn some options on? what do you think?


thank you

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Re: Google doesn't show my photos in search results next to the blog/article posts Joomla 4 platform

Post by Pavel-ww » Tue Jun 04, 2024 7:50 am

slavahere wrote: Tue Jun 04, 2024 5:48 am Thank for the reply,

i tried all the methods, maybe I should turn some options on? what do you think?


thank you
Hi. All you can do on your part, you have already done. Further, just wait. Indexing is not a quick process and depends on Google algorithms, which are classified to avoid abuses.

Just in case, make sure that the images folder is not prohibited from indexing in robots.txt

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Re: Google doesn't show my photos in search results next to the blog/article posts Joomla 4 platform

Post by slavahere » Tue Jun 04, 2024 9:06 am

Pavel thank you so much for help and your time, i will try to check it!

p.s when i had the previous version of joomla before the upgrage to the 4th version , everything was indexed just fine!

just to make sure , the " intro image" should be the one scanned by google?

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Re: Google doesn't show my photos in search results next to the blog/article posts Joomla 4 platform

Post by Leftfield » Wed Jun 12, 2024 9:11 am

slavahere wrote: Tue Jun 04, 2024 9:06 am just to make sure , the " intro image" should be the one scanned by google?
No. You can't decide what Google will take from images and choose when. It will scan the website for mobile optimization, CSS & JS issues, and of course text. It will not index or include all resources for sure. Resources like images might be indexed somewhere in the feature.

You should make sure they are not blocked in the robots.txt file, and if you really want images to be indexed, make a step further and make a sitemap just for images, submit the sitemap in Google Search Console and hopefully Google will pick them up.
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Re: Google doesn't show my photos in search results next to the blog/article posts Joomla 4 platform

Post by Leftfield » Fri Jun 14, 2024 8:25 am

"Google doesn't show my photos in search results next to the blog/article posts Joomla 4 platform"

Oh yeah, I totally knew that question wasn't..., so I've checked again :D. Sorry mate.

So, if you want images to appear in SERPs (so called thumbnail images) next to your meta title and description, you should create rich snippets. Here is the link how-to:
https://developers.google.com/search/do ... ta/article

When you make the code, you can check it here:
https://search.google.com/test/rich-results
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