In a web page, the images are specified with the IMG tag, using the following notation:
The image format commonly used on the web are GIF, JPG and PNG. Its better to avoid using formats that are not recognized by the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
- Make sure that the image name contains no spaces or special characters (such as accents).
- With some browsers, the characters are encoded with "%" character .
- For example, an empty space is represented by "% 20".
- If the "%" character is present in the address, it means that the file name is incorrect.
In addition, the file path should preferably be specified as relative path:
- If only the name of the image is specified, the image must be in the same folder as the html page, otherwise it *must indicate its relative location ( ../folder/img.jpg )
It is also possible to specify the full path, for example:
And as for all the links, the path to the image must be exactly the same in the page and throughout the site.
- Note the the file name are case-sensitive.
- For example, if the image is in: myimages/image_1.png
- the link must be written as such:
- and not: