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Build Your Own Website The Right Way Using HTML & CSS, 3rd Edition by Ian Lloyd

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Chapter 5 Picture This! Using Images on Your Website

Back in Chapter 2, we made a simple concession so that the website wouldn’t look so bland: we added the image of divers (using the element). This really needed to be done. First and foremost, the Web is a visual medium, and while great writing may keep a particular audience captivated, the saying “a picture tells a thousand words” is as true as it ever was. Unfortunately, we glossed over a discussion of all the different actions you can perform using images in our haste to have that first visual element on the page.

In this chapter, we’re going to pick up where we left our discussion on images. We’ll see how you can use them to enhance a site’s content, and apply them as decorative ...

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