Instructions to Install and Use the Resize Sharpen Web Tool
There are two methods to install the Resize Sharpen Web Tool: 1) Install into Photoshop Program Files or 2) Install via Script Browse Load
INSTALL INTO PHOTOSHOP PROGRAM FILES
STEP 1: Download the Tool and unzip it. You should see the following three files in the extracted folder.
Windows: CC 2015 users, paste files into C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CC 2015\Presets\Scripts
Mac: Application\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CC 2015\Presets\Scripts
STEP 3: Drag the third file Eden Bao Web Resize Sharpen Action into your Photoshop workspace.
STEP 4: Close and re-open Photoshop. You are done with the installation!
INSTALL VIA SCRIPT BROWSE LOAD
STEP 1: Download the tool and unzip it. You should see the following files in the folder.
STEP 3: Drag the third file Eden Bao Web Resize Sharpen Action into your Photoshop workspace. You are done with the installation!
Instructions on How to Use the Resize Sharpen Web Tool
When you are ready to resize and sharpen your image for the web, simply run the action to your desired width or height by pixels. The action will give your image three layers of sharpening and one unsharpened layer. Then adjust the opacity of the sharpening layers as you wish. Remember when you save for the web that your color space is converted to sRGB.
IMPORTANT TIP BEFORE UPLOADING YOUR IMAGE TO YOUR WEBPAGE!
Before you upload to your web page, it’s worth one extra step to reduce your image size so your web page loads faster. Fast website loading speed improves your audience’s user experience and your SEO ranking. Compress your images by using TinyPNG—it can significantly reduce your file size without losing quality and it’s free.
If you find these tips helpful, let me know!