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|An image from a website that occasionally comes out as hyroglyphics
Do you have an image that displays perfectly in your browser when you download it from your website ...
... but you get occasional reports from users that it comes out as a string of hyroglyphics for them ...
The problem may be that the server isn't sending the right content-type header, and that ...
|Adding retrospective ALT attributes to IMG
You'll find this is article number 2554 on this blog ... with article number 1 written as long ago as 5th August 2004. I didn't plan that I would still be writing five years later (I thought, to be frank, that I would run out of things to say in a few weeks), nor did I properly anticipate the amount ...
|Keep that image small
Remember to keep image sizes down on websites. I know this is a reminder that has been around since the days that we referred to a 56k modem as a fast connection, but it does still matter. People still access your web site through a modem and if you've a busy website, you'll still have an excess to ...
|Dealing with overhead cables in a photograph
I'm always amazed at the mass of overhead wires that you find in the USA, and what a darned nuisance they are to photographers who want to get a clean picture. Lisa's a past master at painting them out with Photoshop ... but I'm inclined to take pictures in such a way that I lessen their effect in ...
|Using server side and client side programming together
I was back for first principles this morning for a delegate who - though very much an experienced programmer - is new to web work and HTML, and I put together a series of demonstrations using various web components ...
1. A straightforward HTML page, including document definition, a head and a body ...
|Is photoajustment an addiction?
I used to wonder ... when I saw Lisa, head down, cropping and adjusting pictures through Photoshop ... I used to wonder how it could be so addictive. Ah - I think I'm getting to know; a few hours out in Bristol (just down the road from here) and some pictures. Each to be cropped, so to be colour adjusted ...
|A small picture does not always cut it!
There are certain pictures which look fabulous full-screen, but are rather weak when sized down. The picture on the left - of the heath lands near Elveden in Norfolk, in the fog yesterday morning is one such. If you click here, you'll see it larger and in a new window. ...
|Image maps for navigation - a straightforward example
Image maps can be a really simple and effective way of selecting from a series of options - a little bit more flexible that straightforward HTML links. We use an image map on every one of of main "Well House Consultants" pages - click on any on the languages named in our banner, and you'll be taken ...
|PHP Image viewing application
PHP has some marvellous facilities for image handling, and I've incorporated some of them into a new thumbnail-viewing demonstration that takes you around many of the images used on our Wiki pages.
The source code of the thumbnail viewer is also available, and you're very welcome to make use of it ... ...
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