A picture worth a thousand words
Now let’s talk about the schedule on the Web-pages, because it is thanks to her WWW has become the most popular Internet service, it is to her that we owe all this variety of pages.
What is special about graphics used on web pages?
And that it has certain restrictions with which we have to reckon and benefit from it.
Two main file formats are used for Web use – GIF and JPG. Now a new format for web graphics called PNG (pronounced “ping”) is being promoted, but it is still not widespread, and not all browsers understand it, so we will not deal with this format yet. Continue reading
Optimizing images in JPG format
So, graphics for Your pages is ready. But putting it on the server is too early, because it has been said more than once-if the pages swing for a long time, then there is no use from them. This article focuses on optimizing JPG images.
This format stores images with a color depth of 24bpp (TrueColor) and uses lossy compression. It does not have many ways to optimize, or rather, one: to choose the optimal compression ratio.
To implement such optimization, we need a graphics package or utility that allows us to adjust the compression ratio of the image. Unfortunately, photoshop in the basic configuration does not allow us to freely adjust the compression ratio (it offers several fixed values). Continue reading
Paid and free hosting. Which is better?
Once the site is ready, it is necessary to ensure its placement on the Internet. If You just place the site on your computer, it will not be possible to go immediately after you turn off this computer. Just to make Your website available to users every minute, there is such a service as hosting.
Hosting service is to provide disk space on a remote server that has a permanent connection to the Internet and provides round-the-clock access to Your site. Simply put, on a special server you are allocated the required number of megabytes in the form of a directory that contains all the information that is on Your site-texts, documents, graphics, clips, etc. Continue reading