By default, all images in WordPress posts link to themselves. When a user sees a link, they click on it, and the image shows up by itself for no apparent reason. This has several drawbacks:
- This is bad for SEO because these links are dead ends.
- User experience is diminished due to wasted clicks.
- Potential for higher bounce rate since no easy method is provided to get back to the site except for the browser „Back“ button.
This plugin uses a standards compliant HTML DOM parser (http://sourceforge.net/projects/simplehtmldom/). It does not use regular expressions (regex) to accomplish link removal and therefore will not break your site pages or mess up your theme.
- Download the latest zip file and extract the
- Upload this directory inside your
- Activate ‚LCS Image Nolink‘ on the ‚Plugins‘ menu in WordPress.
- Why does WordPress create image self-links?
This is the default WordPress functionality and cannot be turned off using regular settings.
- Will your plugin break some pages on my site?
No. This plugin uses an HTML DOM parser and is fully standards compliant. A few other plugins use regular expressions which tend to remove too much HTML and mess page display in many cases.
- What about legitimate links for images?
As long as the link doesn’t point to the image itself, or any of the WordPress auto-resized variations of itself, the link will work normally.
- Are there any options or settings for this plugin?
No. This plugin is fully automatic. Just activate, and enjoy immediate results.
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Prevent PHP errors if DOM parser does not return an object.
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Original stable version.