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"Gallery" Images being indexed in Google as pages? (3 posts)

  1. fiona23
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I am currently using a premium WordPress theme and the developers could not answer my question so I am hoping someone here can. For some reason, my images are being crawled in Google as pages of their own. I have never set up a gallery and only want my images showing on the pages that I put them on. They are appearing like this: mywebsite.com/?attachment_id=240. When I go to any of them I find a whole gallery page of all the images on the site which I cant seem to find in the admin area.

    How can I prevent this from happening as I do not want Google crawling each image as a page like this. Thanks in advance.

  2. Krishna
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Can you post a link to an image that you don't want to get indexed and the link of the page where it appears?

  3. fiona23
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Here is an example.

    http://coconutoilpost.com/?attachment_id=362

    You can see all of the images below it that also have their own pages. I did not set up any of this and I want it all gone. This can't be good with Google's Panda updates.

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