Hour 8. Displaying Images
What You’ll Learn in This Hour:
• How to insert an image into a web page and change its properties
• Which image formats can be used in a web page
• How to optimize images
• How to define an imagemap
The World Wide Web originally began as a text-based medium and the first browser displayed only text. Don’t remember that? That is because the Web didn’t become popular until it became visual. The key to making web pages visual, interesting, and attractive is including images. Access to digital images (with digital cameras, for instance) and fast Internet connections continues to increase and this enables you to put more and better images into your web pages. However, an emphasis remains on optimizing image file sizes ...