Images made the web cool. Hyperlinking may have made the web efficient and useful but it was the ability to publish pictures of your dog (world wide!) that generated enthusiasm for the web. This section describes the markup for putting images on your page. It includes the basics for
<IMG ...> and the not-so-basics, such as
This section starts with the very important
The Rules of ALT which discuss how to use the
ALT attribute with your images. Failure to use
ALT is the single most common and destructive mistake made in web design.
We then move on the how to create rollover images, a popular special effect in which the image changes when the mouse is over it.