by Rocky Alps » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:30 pm
by phlipdascrip » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:40 pm
by mrchad9 » Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:56 pm
by phlipdascrip » Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:06 pm
by mrchad9 » Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:39 pm
phlipdascrip wrote:Oh using a large image and just displaying it smaller using the width and height attributes of the img tag is really not good practice; The browser still has to download the referenced image file in its full dimensions, and if you uploaded a full size image with several mega pixels you are quickly looking at a few megabytes per image. Now if you have a page with several pictures it adds up to preposterous dimensions. Plus scrolling through such pages can be very clumsy as some browsers jerk very annoyingly when scrolling over those resized images.
Doing this is fine though if the difference between the original and the displayed image dimensions is small, e.g. if you are using the medium width image and just make it a little smaller.
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