How To Improve Your Graphics Skills (Part 1)
Now that you’re running your own WordPress website, you will need to know how to prepare images to place on it.
What You Will Learn
- When to use JPGs, GIFs and PNGs
- How to install GIMP – the free Photoshop-like graphics program
- How to resize an image using GIMP
- How to crop an image using GIMP
- How to create thumbnails
- How to use Amazon S3 to host your images
- How to use the HTML editor to precisely place images
Why You Need to Learn It
Knowing how to prepare your own graphics will save you time. Everyone talks about outsourcing, but it doesn’t make sense to outsource simple things when you need them now and it would take more time to describe what you want to someone else, than do it yourself. Also, the graphics person you need may not be available at the precise moment you need him or her.
If You Don’t Learn This
You will slow your progress online, and always be dependent on others for even the simplest graphics tasks, and when you do outsource you won’t be able to give the best quality instructions to ensure the best quakity results. Your WordPress Blog or website will look less professional as your images may not be well placed, and your site may load too slowly if your image are not correctly resized and re-weighted.
Your Week 02 Tutorials
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