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I recently changed the web address of a blog.

by Autumn / January 26, 2015 1:37 AM PST

I recently changed the web address of a blog. Google has all of the photos of my blog in their search. However all of the photos link to the old web address which no longer exists. How long until they fix it or is there something I should do on my end?

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Most Likely, The More "Hits" Your New Site Gets.....
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / January 26, 2015 2:56 AM PST

...the sooner the pictures will show up with their new address. More "hits" means a higher ranking in Google.

Hope this helps.


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who knows
by renegade600 / January 26, 2015 5:17 AM PST

who is the blog with, it is a web host or through a blogging service. If you go to the blog and click on the picture, does it take you to the picture? If so, there is nothing you can do at this time. You did not say how long ago you made the change but sometimes it would take a week or so for everything to change.

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It's up to you
by James Denison / January 29, 2015 8:34 PM PST

to supply redirects for those older pages during the transition. You can have the same html file created and put it in all the previous folder tree that existed before. If the domain or site name was different, then a general forward to your new site should suffice.

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It may not long time
by TheAndro / January 30, 2015 3:39 PM PST

After changing your web address, do you keep redirecting your old link to the new one? After changing your URL you should have 301 redirection for some time so that Google will know that your blog URL have been changed.

If you mean changing the URL structure and the the domain than try to put the images in the same order as it was before as <span style="font-size: 14.4799995422363px;">James Denison suggested. If you will not do this than wait until Google crawls your new web address and index it on their search. It may take anywhere from 1 day to a week or to a month depending on the rak of your domain.

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