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RE: Background Alt Tag


From: julian.rickards@ndm.gov.on.ca
Date: Jun 11, 2003 6:39AM

Background images that have been placed there using an external stylesheet
will load faster on the 2nd and later pages because of caching but
certainly, on the first page, there is no difference in loading speed using
the same image comparing it as a foreground image with using it as a
background image.


> What makes your webmaster think that background images "load faster"
> anyway? I'm trying to understand the context in which she thinks this
> is accurate. Can you explain some more?

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