I've heard that redirecting media attachment URLs back to their parent post helps SEO.

Is it really good for SEO or crawlability?

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LMH1968 Premium
Great question and great answers
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Dale123 Premium
On most sites (especially the type you're taught to build here at WA) it's best practice to redirect the attachment pages back to the main post, yes.
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Andy98 Premium
get it.
Thanks for answering me.
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ChrystopherJ Premium
Yes and No

Redirecting is advisable, but not necessarily from an SEO point of view. The media attachment pages that get created are low quality/thin content, so you do not want them present.

Redirecting will in theory remove these pages. I also exclude them from my Sitemaps, and I set the NOINDEX value.
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Andy98 Premium
I get it. Thanks for reply.
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