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Oversizing images to produce better looking pages?

In the past, improper image resizing used to be a big no-no of web design (not mentioning improper compression format). Hence, for years I have been sticking to the policy where images (PNG or JPG) ...
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Storing image order without a database

The classic question is whether to store images in a database or on the file system. In my case I feel it is probably best to store it on the file system. However the specific order of the albums and ...
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Smush.It or similar lossless image shrinking with API

Is there a free service, with an API, that performs lossless image file size reduction? Currently we use Smush.it which isn't perfect (have to resort to command line tools), although its FAQ does ...
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Will doing this improve somewhat improve my site ranking (SEO)?

So I like to post a lot on forums. And often times, I'll link images. I usually use imgur as the image provider. But this thought just came into my head. Would it be a good idea to have the image on a ...
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Would reducing the quality and/or size of images fall under fair use?

I was looking on flickchart tonight and was wondering how they legitimized the usage of movie posters on their site, as I figure that those posters would be copyrighted. However it's been online for a ...
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Image Search Ranking

What are image-specific factors that contribute to ranking in Google Image Search? Looking for what contributes to ranking and relevancy of images above and beyond the SEO of the hosting site itself. ...
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Images in blog posts

I see a lot of blogs (coding horror for example) that seem to feature random pictures in the entries. Would I be correct in saying they probably didn't seek permission to use those images? What are ...
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SEO for multimedia site with little text

How would one optimize a flash website that consists primarily of images and video and has minimal text (i.e. only navigation), without changing the visual design of the site? If one were to use the ...
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jQuery image slider with different sized images

All of the jQuery image sliders I've seen require images to be the same size. Do you know any which can dynamically resize their display pane to fit the size of the image. I have seen this done on ...
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iPad and iPhone browser rotating images on site?

I am experiencing an odd occurance on a site I'm building right now where images are displayed 90 degrees different from how they are supposed to, but while maintaining the normal dimensions of the ...
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How to compile all design images as used in website design?

I am just coming into a new web design role and so far I can find no central repository of all images as used on the website. I have previously, at some point in the design process, inserted all ...
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User Upload of Images & Copyright Issues

I have a hand-coded site. I just started working on a strategy that will allow users to integrate their images and drawings into the site. The problem is that I know users will start uploading images ...
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Any tool for image to CSS?

I have an image (not gradient) color, I tried to identify the color code but not possible. Is there any tool to convert image to css or css color code?
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Storing User-uploaded Images

What is the usual practice for handling user uploaded photos and storing them on the database and server? For a user profile image: After receiving the image file from user, rename file to ...
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In-browser painting app

I want to offer visitors of my site an in-browser drawing app. Which apis help me doing that for free and easily without showing too much of it's origin like by using a link or a huge ad of the ...
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MediaWiki Simple Syntax for Cross Reference of Figures

I would like to reference Figures in my wiki, much like you can in LaTeX. For example, say: "As you can see in Figure 3, mediawiki is awesome". I found the CrossReference extension which does what I ...
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Cheap stock images website (per image pricing) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are sources of free/cheap stock photos? (Additional requirements, read description.) I like the stock images and illustrations on istockphoto.com but they're kind ...
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Cheap stock images website (per image pricing)

so I like the stock images and illustrations on istockphoto.com but they're kind of expansive because you have to buy a $18,50 package if you want one image that would cost 3 to 5 dollars, and the odd ...
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Should image directories be indexable or not, for SEO?

By default, I have directory indexing turned off via apache, to limit oracle attacks to find php scripts. Should I turn directory indexing on for /images/ folders, to make all the images on the site ...
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Where can I get photoshop images like this for my website

I see a lot of websites like this one and I wanted to see where people get these images from to have the raised panel floating on the background. I see a lot of these sites use this technique and i ...
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What's the original image address from a adobe scene 7 site?

Initially i would like to find out an image from nike store, then i found this: http://images.nike.com/is/image/DotCom/404128_010_A?wid=890&hei=550 here Nike uses adobe scene7 for its dynamic ...
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Same page template but ackground image doesn't show

I have installed new theme for Wolf CMS here. This is a demo of the template. Why does the content background image show on the demo but not on my site? The HTML and CSS is the same, and the image ...
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Using dash in folder names and linking for image

I have image folders where I use dashes in the name for example: "images/01-12-2011/example.jpg" When I insert this image into my html. Internet explorer(9) shows the image but Firefox and chrome ...
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How can I port all my images to imgur to prevent bad images across the network?

I thought my image host was always up and did have enough bandwidth to support my images, most of my images are screenshots I took with a tool. Now apparently I've got a mail that I'm reaching the ...
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Where can i get photo collection for website/template

I'm developing website templates and wonder how to get (free or buy) photos of product sample for my templates. For example, collection if furniture, shirts, lingerie? Maybe you have preferences with ...
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Is there a tool or browser add-on which will overlay images with their filename?

Is there a tool or browser add-on which will overlay images with their filename and/or alt tag? Without needing to mouse over each one. Something like this made up example:
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Block images on Russian domain .ru via htaccess?

I have a WordPress website which accepts anonymous comments and images. We are receiving spam in the form of Russian porn, with images hotlinked from websites on the Russian domain .ru As we are ...
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Images randomly not showing up

I just uploaded a website for a client which looked good while previewing locally. When I visit it on the server though some images aren't loading properly. It seems to be quite random, and sometimes ...
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Aligning Images in Tables and Lists [closed]

I am trying to layout a list vertically that has a checkbox, image and description.... see here for an example... http://www.sk8loc8.com/deposit/list.jpg As you can see the images look a bit too ...
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Amazon S3 or Dedicated Storage Server for small business site Image Hosting

We have a small business website that needs to host lot of images and we are trying to decide if we need s3 to host all our images or should we just use a NAS for storing and hosting our images ...
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What media should I store on server and what media should I store on 3rd party hosts?

Right now, amazon s3 holds all my images, but I must wonder, is that necessary or for the best? It seems to me like for images, such as a favicon, I should just host it on my own server since s3 ...
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issue with wordpress theme background on widescreen computers [closed]

I am using the theme "irresistible" and I wanted to a add a picture of the person for whom I am building the site. Normally the background CSS uses repeat, but I don't want their picture to repeat i ...
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CSS2 way of accomplishing what CSS3 border-image does?

What is the best way these days to make a visually interesting border around a div using images? CSS3's border-image would perfect, but it's CSS3. I don't want to rely on that yet. Is there a ...
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Legal to modify game art and screenshots for my own site?

I'm currently working on building a video game related website, and I'm wondering if it's legal to use screenshots or concept art that game studios post on their official sites. At most I would want ...
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Linking with an image: Background vs <img>

What is considered best practice (semantically) when using text with an image to link to an internal page or category? Option 1 <nav> <a href="/kittens"> <img ...
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Ideas for reducing storage needs and/or costs (lots of images)

I'm the webmaster for a small social network and have noticed that images uploaded by users are taking a big portion of the capacity available. These are mostly JPEGs. What solutions could I apply to ...
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How to make background image black and white?

Are there any filters that would make background image black and white? I have an image set as the background image using CSS, but now I need to apply a filter so that an image is shown in black and ...
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php image upload library

I'm looking to NOT reinvent the wheel with an image upload system in php. Is there a good standalone library that allows for: Creating the system for uploading, renaming, and perhaps resizing ...
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Serving images from different domain

Google audit: Serve static content from a cookieless domain (15) 2.65KB of cookies were sent with the following static resources. Serve these static resources from a domain that does not ...
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My site is getting popular, bandwidth expensive

I'm running a (small) image hosting site which has been getting a little bit of traction lately (2,000 to 5,000 visitors a day, spikes up to 10,000). It's hosted on Linode and I've already run out of ...
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How to show a preview thumbnail on Facebook of a imageless website?

I have recently designed a website with no img tags, only one big fat CSS sprite with everything in it. Though, when I try to publish that website on Facebook, it won't show a preview thumbnail — ...
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Image not updating for some users

I don't know if this is the best practice, but we added an image with a snow delay for our school. For some users the image wouldn't come up. Is this a matter of the browser or something else? I had ...
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Designing a Logo with transparent background

I want to design a logo which should have a transparent background so that it adjusts automatically with the CSS background color. I want to do it with pixelmator in mac.
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any SEO sense in embedding EXIF metadata on web site images?

I got a quick question and would love to know your opinion. I develop a CMS that in it's large part is very SEO-centric with many features that allow to control various individual parts of a web ...
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Image Archives for <hr> and border image replacement

Do you know any quality image archives for <\hr> and border For example an image archives for <\hr> : http://siahdesign.com/archives/210
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If someone takes a photo of my product and posts it on the web do I have the right to use it on my website?

If someone takes a photo of my product and posts it on the web do I have the right to use it on my website?
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My Google image ad is consistently receiving 0 impressions

I set up my first Google image ad two days ago. It was approved almost immediately, but I have seen 0 impressions and 0 clicks since then. I tried setting my CPC to $4, which I figured should be high ...
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How To: Super quality images and text

Sometimes I come across sites that are different than others in terms of quality. For example (sorry for the ad), http://www.taskrabbit.com/ . The image quality is perfect, everything "shines" and the ...
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Where do I get the standard, tiny Facebook and Twitter icons? [closed]

I've seen a lot of sites with tiny 't' and 'f' logos for Facebook and Twitter. They're pretty common, but the only images I can find available are for paid icon sets. Are people really using custom ...
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How to save a PNG as a smaller file but at the same resolution?

not sure what stackexchange site is the best for this question. I have a scanned jpg file with below properties and size 8.5MB pixel dimension: 2468 × 3484 pixels print size: 208.96 × 294.98 ...