Chapter 3: Slicing and Optimizing Web Graphics
In This Chapter
Selecting the appropriate web graphic format
Choosing the right optimization program or tool
Slicing and optimizing techniques
Choosing the proper optimization settings
Outputting optimized files and graphics
Before you begin the optimization process of your web graphics, you should have a clear understanding of how the graphics and photos you use on your website need to be different from the ones you might use in a print project, such as a brochure or annual report. For one, print graphics are high resolution, whereas web graphics must be set to a low resolution. For another, print graphics depend on the CMYK color mode, whereas any graphics used for onscreen, handheld devices, and web presentation must use RGB color.
In this chapter, you find out about all the differences between web and print, as well as everything ...