Chapter 5. Optimizing and Exporting Images

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This chapter explores how to prepare graphics for the web. As more Internet users have access to broadband connections, reducing the file size of graphics isn’t quite as important as it was a few years ago. However, dial-up connections and their slower counterparts are still quite prevalent and need to be taken into consideration when graphics are prepared for the web.

The process of reducing an image’s file size while preserving its quality is known as optimization. Several concepts are involved in the optimization ...

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