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How do I Optimize images without losing quality?
Suggests to maintain image quality, reduce their size, or initial page load size/
- Create thumbnail links for large images to be used as links on your main page.
- For more information on thumbnail creation please see our knowledgebase article here:
- Use a 3rd party software such as Gimp, or Adobe Photoshop (not free).
- If you wish to use Gimp (for free) you can find it for download here:
- A how to produce quality web images here:
- If you wish to use Adobe Photoshop all versions have an option in the File Menu to optimize image for web.
- Make sure you are using the best compression format available for your images. (i.e. .jpg, .gif, .png)
- For more information on image compression click here:
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