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14.3. Graphics

The typical web graphic is 10KB to 20KB, which is larger than the typical 4KB of HTML in a page. The challenge with graphics is mostly how to make them smaller.

14.3.1. Weight watching

Make images small by reducing size in number of pixels and number of colors (8-bit is usually enough) and using a format with compression appropriate to the image. The new PNG format has excellent compression.


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