Do you use text rather than images where appropriate?
  v1.0 Posted at 13/10/2015 11:11 AM by Rebecca Liu
Using text rather than images has multiple advantages:
  • Downloads faster - a users patience extends to about 7 seconds.
  • Cheaper to update - a simple find and replace.
  • Discoverable by search engines - if people can't get to your site, what's the point of it being there?
  • Readable on an iPhone - Images will either be resized or require scrolling, which would create difficulties for readability.
<img src​="Images/Heading_Welcome.gif">
Figure: Bad Example - using image for text header
<h1>Welcome to My Page</h1>
Figure: Good Example - this text can be easily rendered by the browser and recognized by search engine

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