Why 72 DPI?

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How do I scan images for the web?

Why 72 DPI?

Web images take up bandwidth, and your viewers may have a slow connection. If you reduce your scanned image to 72 dpi, and re-size the image to the size you need for the layout on the screen, you will be on your way to making your image the smallest "weight" possible for the web.

   

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