October 14th, 2008 Amir
Often we see texts appearing as images in websites. These texts will make localization more difficult and costly and can easily be avoided.
What does ‘text as images’ mean?
A web page can contain many different elements, such as texts, graphics, Flash and other embedded objects. It’s possible to create things that appear the same way using different techniques.
For example, the following ‘Download’ button:
Although these two buttons look very similar, they are in fact quite different. One is the text ‘Download’, formatted to appear like 3D button and the other is an image, in which the word ‘Download’ is drawn.
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