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8:07 pm on Oct 17, 2019 (gmt 0)

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When checking website results thru the site: command on google, one page insists on being http. But when clicking it it goes to a https page. Im thinking this issus also coordinates with why my pics from the same 0age do not show in google images. Any ideas anyone?
9:53 pm on Oct 17, 2019 (gmt 0)

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In general I don't have a lot of confidence in the value of the site: command in Google these days. I would not use it for decisions.
10:32 pm on Oct 17, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Ok good to know. But i can see there is an issue, as some seo check sites cant read the https page but they can on the http. And if i search for images under their actual name, they are no where to be seen under google images.
12:27 am on Oct 18, 2019 (gmt 0)

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verify that all links internal on the page are either relative, or if hard coded are to https ... You can't mix the two and get good results.
2:11 am on Oct 18, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Do you have a universal http-to-https redirect in place? Is there something hinky that's affecting the redirects for this page, or for its directory?
3:49 am on Oct 18, 2019 (gmt 0)

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If that page (or its images) is in a separate directory it is possible it is not covered by a universal http-to-https redirect in the root directory. For instance if the other directory includes its own htaccess file it would also need a similar rewrite rule. OR could it be related to the rollout of Chrome's new mixed security policy that was announced recently?
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7:42 am on Oct 18, 2019 (gmt 0)

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welcome to WebmasterWorld [webmasterworld.com], Victoria Landscaper!

have you tried the URL Inspection tool in GSC for clues?
11:02 pm on Oct 18, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Ah....that got me thinking, thankyou. Yes every image in the /img folder is showing in google images, but anything in the /img/gallery folder is not. That folder inly has images and nothing else. So what would be the fix to get that seen?
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Can you view those images by pasting their URL in your browser's address bar using https? If that reverts to http: you'll need another .htaccess rewrite in that folder.
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Yes i can see them by pasting the https url and does not revert to http
12:12 am on Oct 19, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Then I would try taking the URL for that one page over to w3.org to validate it:
HTML Validator: [validator.w3.org...]
CSS Validator: [jigsaw.w3.org...]

It can give you a report to tell you any errors that might be causing your difficulties.
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anything in the /img/gallery folder is not. That folder only has images and nothing else. So what would be the fix to get that seen?
How do humans see these images? Is everything linked to a page in some way, either directly (<a href) or via a script (which google can easily read, no worries there)?