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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 ...
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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 ...