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SEO for images: can I use a different (cookieless) domain?

We want to increase the value of some of our important images by means of SEO, and we want to start serving them from a different, i.e. cookieless, domain. We want to go from ...
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Print high resolution images from browser?

I have a packing slip that is generated with each order that I want to print and place in each shipped package. The images on the packing slip will not change and need to be high resolution for crisp ...
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where to store images?

i am making a website that will have a big ammount of photos and images, where should i store these is a database an efficient option? thanks
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image behind adsense

i want to have an image behind my google adsense just like the below image but when i tried the following css L{ background: transparent url("http://www.triphp.com/images/adback.png") repeat-x ...
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How do I add a favicon to my website?

What markup is the modern standard for adding a favicon to my site? What is the standard image format and size?
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Publishing A Graphic Novel Online?

My employer runs a writing contest every year. Every year we publish the top three results in each category to our website. No big deal. This year, a category has been added for a graphic novel. What ...
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How do I increase the image size upload limit in Magento?

Is there a way to increase the maximum image upload file size from 2mb to 5 or 10mb?
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Image editor Applet

I'm using codeigniter + jquery on a linux server and i want to integrate in my website a photo/image editor (after that an user have uploaded an image, he must be able to edit it), i need just some ...
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What product can you use to zoom and focus cursors when screencasting--what's the best screencast software? [closed]

I've tried iShowU to do screencasts, but the software does not allow you to zoom in and focus on where your cursor is point. What is the best software for MacOS that allows you to do simple effects ...
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How do I get images containing text to be indexed by search engines?

I am building a small portfolio website for a friend, and being in advertising and all, she hates the standard fonts and wants everything written in a custom font. As CSS font-embedding is not really ...
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Share on Facebook does not show thumbnail images

I have a PHP application which has a "Share on Facebook" button that, On the development server shows the thumbnail images correctly and allows the user to select between them On the live server, it ...
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Link of image and text

I am currently linking related and text (caption) in the following way: <a href="/link"><img src="image.jpg" ... />This is caption</a> Meaning I combine both and text inside the ...
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Software to combine multiple images

Combining multiple images into a single image is a good way to improve performance by reducing the number of http requests. But how do most webmasters manage their combined images? Is there any ...
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Where can I get high quality vector graphics for web design?

I am looking for a place where I can buy web 2.0 (cartooney mac-like) vector graphics for use on my sites. Where's the best place to go?
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How can you create text as a png file to minimize file size?

I've seen this trick on lots of websites, but I don't know how I could create this myself easily. It's basically text or a logo which is saved on a transparent background with a small border, to ...
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iFrames from Skydrive: yes, no, how

I have a two-pronged question. First: SEO Concerns aside, should I be concerned about using iFrames on my site as far as viruses etc go? I am using skydrive to host my images and it provides an ...
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How to stop access of a PHP file from other sites

I read somewhere about hot linking of images. Preventing image hot linking helps to stop bandwidth theft from your site. Would it work for a PHP file? In my case, I am using a PHP file to generate ...
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How do I know what image type to use?

I'm working on a website which will use images in several different applications, from action buttons to avatars to larger detail images. What factors should I take into consideration to decide ...
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Is there any reason why a GIF image would show in FF/Chrome and not IE?

I've been asked to investigate why the images on a particular site cannot be viewed in IE (6/7 and 8, multiple machines) but is visible in all other browsers. I've verified that it has nothing to do ...
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Which is faster, adding rounded corners to images, or adding rounded corners in CSS

Which of the following will load faster, Creating a square image and adding rounded corners via CSS Adding rounded corners to the image by default and not using the extra css. Also, if 2 is ...
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Free Invisible image counter in the html page

I need to track number of visits of my publication, but site allows only to insert images, and no javascript. I would like to insert white 1x1 pixel image. Are the any internet services which ...
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What is the best size to use to display full screen size of an application screenshot?

I want to maximize the size of the screenshot and avoid scroll bar or overflow for the maximum too. What size do you recommend ? I'm using lightbox.
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Fixed background images not displaying correctly on any web browser

http://i.stack.imgur.com/z8yEP.png <- screenshot for this question (not enough reputation) I am using fixed position images as seen at css-tricks.com/examples/BlurryBackgroundEffect/ to create a ...
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What is a good program for optimizing images on a website?

I have some extensive website that I need to analyze the images and see if they can be optimized. Can any one recommend a good program for this?
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Does specifying explicit image dimensions help site performance?

I ran some audits on a new web application we are about to launch. Chromium is suggesting in network utilization that a few images on our site do not have height/width dimensions explicitly declared. ...
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Communicating image size, best practice

If you are developing a html document strictly using current best practice of keeping styling out of the markup how do you best communicate image sizing? Past best practice wants image height and ...
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When should i consider having text as an image in my website heading

i see many sites that have their heading as an image. what is the benefit of this? when is a best practice to use text as images as opposed to just having text in my html. is this just for ...
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How do I make a sprite full of different images (hover, non-hover, etc)?

I understand there are tools on the net to make a sprite, but I'd like to learn how to create icons for the different states of the icon. Is there an easy way to make all these different variations ...
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Image CDN with API?

My company uses flickr and picasa web albums as poor man's content delivery networks (CDN) for image hosting, but I'm curious if anyone has any recommendations on any other services that might be ...
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Best Way to Backup and Restore Linux System in VPS? [closed]

I might be opting to using the daily versions of some VPS services. I want to be able to continue from when I started after shutting down and removing the server. What is the best way to backup and ...
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Where can I find graphic artists who can draw clean Windows 7/Mac style icons?

Not sure if this should be a community wiki, but I'd like to find some graphic artists who can create beautiful Windows 7 icons (for use on the web)... somewhat similar in style to the image below. ...
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How to pre-load images used only on hover?

I have a link that starts with one background image and then changes on hover to another. Both background images are set in the CSS. My browsers (any of them) don't seem to load the hover image ...
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How can I encourage the browser to download images from CSS file faster?

I use CSS to place a lot of my images (as backgrounds for <div>) and I often find that they load very slowly this way. They seem to be the last thing to load. Even small little icon images ...
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Thumbnails for videos in multiple formats?

I have some intranet training videos made over the years in a bunch of formats (AVI, WMV, MOV, RealPlayer) and would like to provide something like a preview function - maybe a thumbnail animated GIF ...
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What are common Media Library tools used for Kentico/Generic PHP sites?

Through a course of mergers and acquisitions the particular group of companies who I work for have built up a vast array of websites running either Kentico (or ASP websites that will be using Kentico) ...
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How do I get Images for my site to Return in Google Searches

I know when I search Google for specific things I get back images underneath some sites. How do I get that to work for my site? I have even seen some sites that will return 4 or 5 images for the the ...
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Serving Images out of SQL server vs. File system vs. S3 etc

My application (classic asp yay!) has about 2.1 million images @ 25GB and that only represents 90 days of data and I'd like to go 365 at a minimum. I need to get these under control and am ...
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“Progressive” JPEG: Why do many web sites avoid rendering JPEGs that way? Pros, cons?

When JPEG images are used by a web page, they are typically rendered top-down ... but they can also be rendered using a mode called progressive JPEG, where the image starts out full-size, but blurry, ...
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What can I do to reduce the file size of my images?

Working with some wordpress themes I've been modifying some of the image files and noticed that my edited versions are sometimes 3-4x larger than the original (saved using the same format). I don't ...
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Why insert static files (CSS, images, JavaScript, ECC) in a subdomain?

Why so many big and little sites inserts static files (CSS, images, JavaScript, ECC) in a subdomain like media.example.com or s2.static.example.com? What are the advantages? Why not just a directory ...
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Host my own picture web site and have links for people to order photos through other services

I have too many pictures and I don't want to pay for storage with Picasa or a similar site as I have my own hosting space that I pay for already. Is there any way I can keep my own hosted pictures ...