This chapter features just one of the many, suboptimal solutions for responsive images. We suggest that you review different approaches before choosing a particular responsive image solution.— Ed.
With all the talk of new HTML5 standards such as the attribute and element, as well as server-side techniques such as (RESS), you’d be forgiven for concluding that simple, static websites can’t support responsive images today. That conclusion might be premature, however. In fact, there’s an easy, straightforward way to deliver responsive images that’s supported by all of today’s web browsers: CSS background images.