There you have it: Best practices for creating web content in Illustrator, and the method and methodology behind optimizing that same content for the Web. The great thing about setting up to save web content in Illustrator is that the next time you make a change to the artwork in Illustrator, you can go through the Save For Web process, double-checking your settings, and replace the image you just saved.
Brian Wood is a seasoned web developer and web/print technology trainer. An Adobe Certified Instructor in Acrobat 9 Pro, Illustrator CS4, Dreamweaver CS4, InDesign CS3, and Photoshop CS3, Brian has authored several training books, including Adobe InDesign CS2 Hands-On-Training, Adobe Illustrator CS5 Classroom in a Book, and others, all published by Peachpit Press. He has also authored online training videos for Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Expression Web, and other products.