Photoshop/ making thumbnail images on a website

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asked Apr 17, 2012 in Graphic Design by Alpha2 (880 points)
Hi all..

I have an e-commerce website, and I need to add thumbnails of the products that I will be selling and I want users to be able to enlarge them once they click on them. I use photoshop for editing my images, can someone please tell me how to do this using photoshop?

Thanks a lot

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answered Apr 17, 2012 by WebGuru (9,280 points)
hi there,

follow the below steps

1.Load your pictures into Photoshop.
2.Click "Image" then "Image Size" to access the Image Size menu.
3.Reduce the size of the image by entering new height and width values.
4.Select "File" then "Save As" to save a copy of the image with a new file name.
5.Open the website that will display the thumbnails. You can do this using web page authoring software or by coding the HTML by hand in a word processor.
6.Insert the first thumbnail where you want it to go in the page.
7Convert the thumbnail into a link to the full-sized image, set to open in a new window.
8.Save the file and test it in a web browser.
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