Slow-loading web content and problematic media displays that involve seemingly interminable scrolling tick off users to no end. Compressing online images is, without question, a critical task for spearheading customer retention for websites. Keep in mind that small images can still look sharp. This article shows you how to achieve that by mastering the techniques of compressing images for the web.
Indisputably, visual presentations of events, places, people, and even intangible things make deeper impressions and linger in our minds for longer than words or any other communication medium, hence the meteoric rise through the ages of transmitting ideas and promoting brands in the business sector through images. The recent discovery of the first image of a black hole has generated calls for techniques for enhancing digital images. Specifically, the clamor is for quality-oriented tweaks that would result in optimal display and increased visibility of slightly hidden yet important content.
SVG format has been around forever, but until recently usage has been relatively low. However, following improved browser support, developers are rediscovering SVG, and taking advantage of its merits including:
Through Stylight, a search-engine in the fashion arena, shoppers can search over 1,000 shops in 16 countries and 30 million products for the best deals and be directed to retailer websites for purchases. When a new shop goes online, Stylight must add and display as many as 50,000 or more new products on its site.
Everyone today is vying for consumers’ attention. Brands and marketplaces are all searching for a competitive edge in their direct-to-consumer channels to win and retain brand loyalty. In this crowded market, marketing teams recognize that a visual mobile and web experience is mission-critical for enhancing conversions, revenue, and customer loyalty.
Part 1 of this series delves into the background for this guide. Here in part 2 are the ins and outs.
Wait, hear me out. I know, we just talked about this: Nobody is sheepishly pleading you, “Please, might we have just one more image on the page?” No, I’m not telling you to pick that particular fight. Instead, use a little smoke and mirrors to avoid requests for images that your audience needn’t render right away and might never need at all while loading them asynchronously—only as needed.
I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the rules of putting images on the web.
For such a flexible medium as the web, software development can feel like a painstaking, rules-oriented game—an errant comma might break a build, a missing semicolon might wipe out an entire page. For a long time, the laws of image rendering seemed similarly cut-and-dry: For example, if your markups contained an
img element , the singular content of its
src attribute would be foisted on the audience regardless of their browsing context, period.