Help with video sitemap and thmbnail_loc

Author Topic: Help with video sitemap and thmbnail_loc  (Read 1656 times)

Offline kenw232Topic starter

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Newbie
  • *
  • Thank You 0
  • Posts: 1
  • Karma: 0
Help with video sitemap and thmbnail_loc
« on: 04-16-2012, 19:30:25 »
Google has found a video on my page and displays a thumbnail for it in the SERP listing.  This is fine.  Problem is I don't like the thumbnail, it was randomly chosen from the MP4 I guess. 

So I created a video sitemap and uploaded it in webmaster tools.  The thumbnail specified (video:thumbnail_loc) is not being used yet. 

Do the videos submitted via the sitemap have to indexed in order for this new thumbnail to kick in?  For example when I check my Sitemaps in webmaster tools google shows my video_sitemap.xml as processed with the correct 6 videos submitted, but it says 0 indexed.

I'm trying to figure out what the exact requirements are to keep my listing the way it is but simply change the thumbnail for the video(s).


Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
4 Replies
Last post 05-27-2014, 06:20:28
by danielnash
XML Sitemap

Started by simonr « 1 2 3 » SEO Basics

22 Replies
Last post 10-10-2017, 23:30:51
by Neel Patel
21 Replies
Last post 11-04-2016, 04:57:44
by clarencebrown
1 Replies
Last post 11-10-2016, 05:47:42
by subimal
2 Replies
Last post 08-26-2016, 05:13:46
by TomClarke