Adding dynamic images to your web page
To add dynamic images to your web page, the
tag in your HTML web page code typically is modified using the Dynamic Media Classic URL string to make a request to Dynamic Media Classic Image Servers. This string produces the image at the size and formatting specifications defined by the Image Preset.
For example, instead of the typical call to open a static image such as
you now use the
tag to replace the reference to a static image with an Image Preset call to the Dynamic Media Classic platform. A sample call looks like this:
In this example, a Dynamic Media Classic Image Server “looks up” the definition of
and dynamically generates the appropriate image with the sizing and formatting specifications defined by the
Image Preset. In a URL string, all items except the product image filename (
in this case) are typically hardwired for the page template. The only element that is automatically inserted in the page template from your commerce server is the IPS ID or name of the image.