And you know what? It took a long, long, long time. Much longer than I expected.
99% of that time was spent fixing the broken screenshots that I moved to XOMF. You may notice that the screenshots are no longer multiple pages comprised of 200 screenshots each; Google wouldn’t even index many of those images because it was such overkill, and it would have taken me a year to manually copy/paste the new URLs for all of them, so instead, I solved both problems by limiting screenshots to around 44-48 pictures at most. That seems to be the sweet spot for adequately representing most games, at least, and it also helps the screenshots to load faster. As an added bonus, Google has already indexed many of the old images. It’s nice when a plan comes together, especially when that plan greatly reduces the bloat of your website. Read more →