Webpages are no longer the static text dumps they once were. The availability of new technology and more bandwidth has created a multimedia fanfare of blinking images and dancing infants. Mixtures of Icons and Color Schemes help us to navigate the waters of the web. Those pages that lack any sort of visual appeal tend to fall behind the rest.
The first important thing to remember is that you are not required to place a single image on any webpage you ever write. However, images do have several practical uses. "A picture is worth a thousand words." Unfortunately, they also take about as long to download as a thousand words. That is why moderation is very important. Never use more images than are needed to accomplish your goal.
Displaying an item, as opposed to describing it.
This is just a small list. Images can have as many uses as a webpage developer has creative ideas.
If you are interested in learning how to place images in a webpage, then follow the link below.