June 21, 2022
by Sofia

How to check image count on the page

Pages with lots of images may load slowly. As a result, these URLs will be indexed worse and may rank lower in SERPs. Additionally, on many devices, a large number of images will not display quickly or at all, resulting in a degradation of user behavioral metrics. Browsers and search engines do not have limits for the number of images on a page, but with a large number of images, the browser will crash.

Therefore, we recommend auditing your website for pages with an extremely high number of images per page.

Step 1. Start crawling your website or select a current one from the list of crawls.

How to check image count on the page with JetOctopus - step 1

Step 2. Go to the data table when the crawl is finished. Select the “Pages” dataset. Next, click the “+ Add filter” button.

How to check image count on the page with JetOctopus - Step 2

Step 3. Select the “<img> count” filter and select the desired value.

How to check image count on the page with JetOctopus - Step 3

Usually, each type of page has a fixed number of images. For example, a category page has 30 images. This is an image of all products on one pagination page. Accordingly, we can select the desired segment of URLs and filter out those with an unusual number of images. This will help identify the problem with loading images.

You can also select pages that do not contain any images. Users interact better with pages that contain visual content.

Please note that Google can process only those images that have the appropriate HTML code, for example <img>. Google does not index CSS images.

About Sofia
Technical SEO specialist. Sofia has almost 10 years of experience, of which the last 5 years in JavaScript SEO. She is convinced that SEO is a very technical part of digital marketing. And without logs and in-depth data analysis, you can't do effective SEO.

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