Displaying Digital Photos on Your Own Web Page - dummies

Displaying Digital Photos on Your Own Web Page

If you can get your hands on your own Web page, you can use that Web space to store and display you digital photos. Jazz up your Web page by adding your best digital pictures:

1Save your photos in a Web-safe format.

JPEG is best for photos because it supports the multitude of colors and shading within the images. This figure shows the Save for Web dialog box in Photoshop Elements.

2Set up the Web page where you want to display the images.

You can use a variety of graphical tools to design the page (Microsoft FrontPage, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Adobe GoLive), or you can create a page by writing HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) code.

3Upload the Web page and the images.

You can typically upload your files by using FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software.

4Visit the page online to see how it looks.

Check your page to make sure it’s okay before you send people there to see your images.

If you want to make changes to your Web page, open the Web page file on your own computer, make the changes, and upload it again.