Images on today’s web can be a hassle with all the requirements for different devices, bandwidths and screen sizes. Here are some findings of my colleagues and I on developing front-end heavy websites with React and Craft CMS.

When we needed an image 10 years ago, we would just add an image tag with a source and alt attribute and that was it. Everybody could view your image perfectly fine. The internet was mainly desktop computers, with similar resolutions and internet connections (although things were even simpler 10 years before that). For example, an image looked like this:

<img src="yosemite-valley.jpg"…

Roel van Hintum

Developer at @born05 The Netherlands. Into: being a dad, coding, designing, guitar music, bmx, motorcycles, outdoors, Packers, USA

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