One important element that is often left out of beginner Dreamweaver courses is how to make your photos web-ready. Today’s cameras turn out multi-megapixel images that are several feet wide when dropped into a web page at web resolution. Here’s how to take a folder of high-resolution images and turn them into smaller files that will display at about 5-6″ wide at 72dpi using Photoshop.

  1. Select Scripts > Image Processor from the File menu

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  2. Click Select Folder in the Image Processor window.

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  3. Choose the folder that contains the pictures you want to resize.

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  4. Choose a location for the resized photos.

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  5. You may want to make a folder for the newly resized images to keep them separate from your other images.

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  6. Select the new folder.

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  7. In the main Image Processor window, choose “Save as JPEG”, and “Resize to Fit.” Enter maximum width and height in the boxes as shown. Click “Run”. After a minute or so, the images will start being resized.

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  8. Check the new folder to see that your resized images have appeared.

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