[thelist] Image Size Included in Image Tag

mike karthauser mikek at brightstorm.co.uk
Thu Dec 11 12:10:41 CST 2003

> If I create an image to the size I want it, are there any reasons why I
> have to include the "height & width" of the image in the "img" tag?
> EX:
> <img src="images/image1.jpg" alt="Image" title="Image" />
> vs.
> <img src="images/image1.jpg" height="150" width="150" alt="Image"
> title="Image" />

Its up to you. The advantage of image sizes is that the display doesn¹t
shuffle around whilst waiting for the images to load. Its still a good idea
in navigations but other than that its up to you. If the image is under 2Kb
you can probably ignore sizes.

Mike Karthauser 
Managing Director - Brightstorm Ltd

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