Chapter 5. Including Images

Including Images

Ever since Mosaic integrated the display of images within web pages in 1993, imagery has been a cornerstone of the Web. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Good news then: this is the chapter where we introduce a few thousand words through the inclusion of just a few well-chosen images.

This chapter is designed to give you a working knowledge of using images, introducing you to some fundamental concepts. We focus in particular on a variety of means of compressing your images for faster download online, an aspect that is once again emerging as an important consideration as we witness the rapid growth of the mobile ...

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