Keywords in Google Image

AWStats reports include a standard list of keyphrases and keywords used by visitors of your site coming from the popular search engines.

Keywords and keyphrases used for Google Image searches are not included in the list. They can be very different of the other keywords.

This extra section lists the complete search phrases, including quotes and other special characters, as used by the visitors coming from Google Image.

You can add the Extra Section below at the end of your awstats.your-domain-name.conf configuration file.

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Keywords Google Image
This AWStats screen has been simulated for better readability.

Extra Section

ExtraSectionName1="Google Image Keyphrases"
ExtraSectionCodeFilter1="200 304"

MaxNbOfExtra1 is the number of lines that will be listed. Use the most convenient value.

Further Technical Details

Phrases with upper and lower case letters are listed separately. The “+” signs in the keyphrases represent spaces between words. Other special characters are represented by their %xx notation.

8 Responses to “Keywords in Google Image”

  1. D S says:

    Thank you.

  2. Jean-Luc says:

    This extra section is deprecated.

    On November 29, 2007, Google changed the format of the URL’s of Google Image. The new format does not contain the search keywords anymore.

  3. Ed says:

    I guess that’s the reason why I could not see image keyphrases since the beginning of this month. Anyway to solve this issue?

  4. Jean-Luc says:

    Good news: Google Image returned to the old “regular” format on December 7. It is again possible to extract image search keywords.

  5. pneumatyka says:

    great! Thank You

  6. John Deere TractorFan says:

    Looks like it has changed AGAIN, it looks impossible to get to keywords. I’ll try Javascript to see if I can get to the frame with the searchfield.

  7. James says:

    I tested it for a few days and it seems to work fine here, John.

  8. Joe Suk says:

    This is a real old article, I wonder if it still works


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