At Cloud Four, we’re always eager to share our knowledge and insights with the web community. Today, we’re thrilled to announce the culmination of our deep dive into one of the most crucial aspects of…
We’re nearing the time of year when many retailers enter a website code freeze for the holiday season. Here are five low-risk improvements you might be able to squeeze in before your code freeze arrives
Can our GIF-like embeds support playback controls, alternative text, and reduced motion?
Megan and Jason discuss the challenges of image optimization for ecommerce, where image quality directly impacts product returns. Compressing images too much can lead to loss of important image quality that can impact purchase decisions, resulting in disappointed customers and returns. Furthermore, slow-loading webpages caused by image-heavy pages increase the environmental impact and costs.
If you buy a burgundy dress and what arrives is tango red? Do you return it? Probably. Product images matter. Returns cost businesses billions and have a big environmental impact. Read our New Recommendations for Ecommerce Images.
Animated GIFs remain popular in spite of their beefy file sizes. But what are we supposed to use instead?
With the news that CSS Container Queries have shipped in nearly all stable, modern browsers, it’s time to revisit responsive images and ask how they fit in a container query world. Are we on the right path?
When I started giving talks about SVG back in 2016, I'd occasionally hear a question I never had a great answer for: What if you have a lot of icons on a page?
Timber's resize filters don't play nicely with the Cloudinary WordPress plugin. We added our own custom image optimizer function that check if an image is served from Cloudinary or WordPress and use the appropriate resize method.
The responsive images spec is fantastic and covers a lot of use cases, but most of the time you’ll only need one: resolution switching using the `srcset` and `sizes` attributes.