Learn how, and how not, to obtain images for your website.
- [Instructor] Before we go further,…let's address the subject…of where you get images for your websites.…If you needed a photo of the city of Tokyo,…you might be tempted to go Google Images,…search for an image you like…and right click to save that image.…No, don't do that.…Just because an image is on the internet…doesn't mean it's free for you to use.…You may well be violating the owner's copyright…and that's illegal.…Okay, no problem.…You'll put the URL for the image…as the source in your image element, right?…No, don't do that.…
That's stealing the other person's server resources,…their bandwidth and that's illegal too.…So, what's the solution?…If you're working on a commercial website,…set aside money in your budget…to hire a professional photographer or artist…or buy stock photos.…Here are a few of the better known stock photo sites.…Let's take a look at iStock…because it's also important you read…the license agreement…to know where and how you can use the images.…If you don't have a budget…and need something free,…
AuthorJ. David Eisenberg
- Using the img element
- Resizing images
- Obtaining images for your website
- Image formats and when to use them
- Styling images with CSS
- Adjusting borders, margins, and padding
- Adding background images
- Testing screen resolutions
- Autonumbering figures with CSS
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Image Essentials
2. Image Formats
3. Images and CSS
4. Responsive Images
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