Question about image size

Community Beginner ,
Jun 27, 2022 Jun 27, 2022

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Hi, I am pretty much self-taught, using Photoshop tutorials. I have a question regarding iamge size for the web. 
A supplier wants to advertise my product on their website and gives me dimensions of 238 x 225 pixels. I create the image with the settings at 238 x 225 @ 72dpi and export to maximum JPG quality. The supplier tells me the images are too low resolution. Even if I use the export @ 3x function, the problem remains. 
What is the fix to this? Do I create the image at a higher dimension rate of 714 x 675, and let their CMS automatically resize, or what? 
Any advice would be so appeciated! 

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Jun 27, 2022 Jun 27, 2022

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Go back to your supplier and ask what size they really want.

PPI is irrelevant as that is only used when printing i.e. calculating a physical size from those pixels. For the web, only pixel dimensions matter and 238 x 225 pixels is tiny and cannot hold much picture information. It would appear that they want an image with many pixels but are asking for an image with very few.

 

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Jun 27, 2022 Jun 27, 2022

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Thanks for that, Dave - I've replied to them to say that it sounds like they're asking for thumbnails, and to please clarify a size. 

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Jun 27, 2022 Jun 27, 2022

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One tip: sometimes it helps to ask for some existing examples that meet their requirements. 

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Jun 27, 2022 Jun 27, 2022

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Great advice - thank you! 

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Jun 27, 2022 Jun 27, 2022

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I think that only your supplier can answer this question, as davescm wrote that specified size is TINY.

 

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neil barstow, colourmanagement net :: adobe forum volunteer:: co-author: 'getting colour right'
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Thanks Neil - yes, I've gone back to them with Dave's feedback and provided larger file sizes. Thanks! 

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