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IPTC data is a method of storing textual information in images. It provides a standard way of storing information such as image title, captions, and keywords. Because the information is stored as part of the image's meta file data, it can be accessed by other IPTC aware applications. Clickbooq uses IPTC data to display an image's Title and Captions in your website's portfolios. Even Keywords can be used to help facilitate searches in your Toolbox Image Archive.
If you have existing IPTC data contained in your images that you would like to preserve in your JPEGs, please follow the instructions below. You can also input new or edit existing IPTC data within the Organize section of your Toolbox. Using the Toolbox is the preferred method to enter your IPTC data because it results in a smaller image file size.
To preserve IPTC data when using Photoshop to export JPEGs, follow these instructions:
- Make sure your image color mode is set to RGB and not CMYK.
Create the image in the correct image size you want, then use Adobe Photoshop's File > Save As menu item, not Save or Save for Web.
The Save As dialog window opens.
Select JPEG from the Format drop down menu, give the file a new name, choose its destination, then click the Save button.
When the JPEG Options window appears, select a Quality setting between 1 and 12 (12 being the highest quality and the least amount of compression).
Check the "Preview" box to preview your image at different compression levels. Experiment with the quality setting to get the best looking image at the smallest possible file size. At the bottom of the window, you can check the estimated file size (eg. ~102.01K). Aim for a file size of 100KB to 150KB. Smaller file sizes will result in even faster image loading on your site.
Select "Baseline Optimized" from the Format Options section and hit "OK" to save your settings and export the image.