Banners / Optimization for the Web
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The PCC banners comprises of 2 components:
Optimization for the Web:
There are different ways to export your files to the web one of which is using Macromedia Fireworks®, Adobe Photoshop® or Adobe Image Ready® to compress the image to be viewable to the web. The file size should not exceed 65k and 72 dpi (dots per inch) resolution on graphic files.
Due to the fact, that the website should work well in an 800X600 monitor environment, the graphic on the page should have limited width as well. Here are some dimensions if used on certain templates:
Portal News/Events Image Adobe Photoshop Droplets and Actions
Not all images are suitable for the web. In order to keep the image sizes consistent, "droplets" and "actions" for Adobe Photoshop 6.0 (and above) are provided below. These will allow you to drag and drop files into an application that wil take your image and resize it to the appropriate width and height.
The following tutorial will create an image suitable for the web site along with a thumbnail. These are appropriate for use the news and events section of the PCC Portal.