Entries tagged with ‘png’

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.

Fixing broken PNG uploads with MediaWiki

Our Technology Services wiki is powered by MediaWiki—the same software that powers Wikipedia. So far, most things have worked relatively well for us. Even a few upgrades have gone pretty smoothly. The problem However, when we moved to a new server last week, we were stuck with a puzzling problem. Any images in PNG format […]