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Design

Anthony Hind
Anthony Hind
5,715 Points

Tips for images

What is a good method for displaying large images in a website,

What tools are needed for example a full width banner 960px x 780px I'm finding it very slow loading images

Thanks

Ant

2 Answers

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
28,109 Points

Optimize them. Photoshop offers some help there in the File > Save for Web menu.

Picking between JPEG, PNG-8, PNG-24, or GIF where appropriate will help.

And finally, using a service like http://www.smushit.com/ysmush.it/ to help you "smush it".

Anthony Hind
Anthony Hind
5,715 Points

HI Kevin,

Thanks for the tip I have been using Fireworks CS6 and I could not find this option but I have opened the image in photoshop and saved for web so hopefully it will work OK!!!

thanks

Ant