Without images, the Web would just be another version of Gopher. Web graphics give pages po-werful visual appeal and often add significantly to the messages that authors are trying to convey.
Placing an image on a page is as simple as using the XHTML <img /> element. In its most basic form, the <img /> element needs only two attributes to do its job. However, <img /> supports as many as 10 attributes that you can use to modify how the image is presented.
▸ To learn more about placing graphics on Web pages, see Chapter 5, "Advanced Graphics"
Places an inline image into a document (see Figure 3.14).