Every image added to a site increases the time it takes for it to appear to its visitors.
Slim light images
Images created for the Internet need to differ from those destined for printed material. Choosing the best colours and complexity (resolution) is a one of the roles met by our skilled graphic designers. As is advanced levels of compression or optimisation.
Various utilities, such as this free program, carry out the process to a reasonable level, automatically.
How big can images be in file size?, answered here
Choosing the best format
Choosing the best image format for the nature of the image helps in getting good optimisation.
- .gif format is best suited to areas of flat colour, as often seen in illustrations and cartoons
- .jpg format is best suited to photo’s with a range of colours and shadows
What to do next
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