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HTML5 and CSS3: Visual QuickStart Guide, Seventh Edition by Bruce Hyslop, Elizabeth Castro

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5. Images

In This Chapter

About Images for the Web

Getting Images

Choosing an Image Editor

Saving Your Images

Inserting Images on a Page

Offering Alternate Text

Specifying Image Size

Scaling Images with the Browser

Scaling Images with an Image Editor

Adding Icons for Your Web Site

Creating images for the Web is a bit different from creating images for output on paper. Although the basic characteristics of Web images and printable images are the same, six main factors distinguish them: format, color, size/resolution, speed, transparency, and animation. This chapter will discuss the important aspects of each of these six factors and will explain how to use that knowledge to create the most effective images for your Web site.

Once you’ve created ...

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