Entries tagged with ‘images’


Blog Post Thumbnails in Search Results

Good news for Gustavus bloggers, we have taken another step toward making our search engine work a little bit better--blog post thumbnails will now appear next to search results just like profile photos.


JPEG, PNG, and GIF: What’s the Difference?

We see it all the time--images on the web that are saved in the wrong file formats. Unfortunately, this often worsens the visitor's experience due to unnecessary compression artifacts in graphics, graininess and reduced colors in photographs, and overall larger than necessary file sizes that place an unneeded burden on browsers, servers, and bandwidth. But it doesn't need to be this way.


How to Find Free Images

Have you ever been writing a blog post or putting together a website and thought that all it really needs is a couple of decent photos? If you don't have the time or talent to take photos for your pages, you might feel like you are out of luck. On the contrary, there's good news for you--an ocean of free images awaits you on Flickr Creative Commons search.

ImageMagick Updated (6.2.3)

We updated our version of ImageMagick today to 6.2.3. Some of our applications that use ImageMagick are News, Athletics Rosters, and some other upcoming applications. The update was relatively seamless and completely painless. We expect improved performance and security.