Tag: Image Optimization
Last November, we created a post showing you how to optimize your images for the web. One of the steps was to compress all JPEG image files to smaller sizes – that way they wouldn’t have such a drain on your website’s load time. Today we’re going to discuss a couple of easy ways anyone can easily do just that.
Alternate attributes, commonly called “Alt” tags, are used to provide information about web images. These tags aren’t required for the image to render properly but they are a good idea because they can be a key part of optimizing images for the web. Alt tags are simple text snippets added to image src placements in an HTML document.
Images are all over the web. They can be easy to take for granted, but without images the internet would be no different from an Encyclopedia. Images can be an amazing tool for any website – as long as they’re properly optimized and implemented. With this in mind, let’s walk through 5 of the most important aspects of optimizing your images for the web.