Images are the quickest way to add bulk to a web page or any other document (Powerpoint, PDF etc) and slow it down. If your web page is aimed at external (off campus) users, then it should load in no more than 8 seconds. Documents can take a little longer, but you must include the file size in the link text.
When you have optimised your images, follow the accessibility guidelines for
Authorised by the Executive Director, Marketing and Communications
19 March, 2012