image optimization

SEO Image Optimizer Review: Automatically Optimize WordPress Images – WordPress Website Design Article

If you use a lot of images on your website, it’s important to optimize your images for both performance and SEO. SEO Image Optimizer is a new plugin that helps you optimize the images that you use on your WooCommerce store, AliDropship store, or regular WordPress website. SEO Image Optimizer comes from AliDropship, the developers of a dropshipping plugin that you can use with WooCommerce or as a standalone tool. We reviewed DropshipMe, another product from this developer, back in…

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4 Reasons to Use Image Processing to Optimize Website Media — SitePoint – Website Design Article

This sponsored article was created by our content partner, KeyCDN. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Image optimization is a big deal when it comes to website performance. You might be wondering if you’re covering all the bases by simply keeping file size in check. In fact, there’s a lot to consider if you truly want to optimize your site’s images. Fortunately, there are image processing tools and content delivery networks (CDNs) available that can handle…

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4 Tips for Painlessly Compressing Images – WordPress Website Design Article

Your website load time has a direct impact on user experience and your Google page ranking. Image file size has a direct impact on your website loading speed. This means that image file size can directly correlate with how many visitors your site sees and the quality of their experience. In short, compressing your image size can help bring more users to your site and keep them there for longer.In this article, you’ll learn how image compression works and some…

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How Smush Is Saving The Planet One Image At A Time – WordPress Website Design Article

Is the Internet’s skyrocketing carbon footprint (yep, it exists) a cause for concern? Can a simple image optimization plugin really help reduce carbon emissions? All is unveiled below. Truth be told, I was terrified to write and publish this post. In fact, most of the blog team wanted nothing to do with it. Why? Because part of the article touches on the topic of… (I’m scared to even write the words!). Climate Change. But don’t let those two controversial words…

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WordPress 5.3 Improves Large Image Handling – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

WordPress 5.3 Beta 3 was released this week and RC 1 is right around the corner, expected October 15. Core contributors have been publishing developer notes on new features landing in this release. One exciting enhancement that hasn’t received much attention yet is WordPress’ updated handling of large images. Many WordPress users don’t consider the size of the images they are uploading to their sites, and modern smartphones are capable of producing very high quality…

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10 Tips for Website Image Optimization – WordPress Website Design Article

According to a recent study, people remember only 10% of the content they hear but 65% of the images they see. Images are a key feature of any modern website as visuals increase the visitor’s desire to read the content by 80%. On the one hand, we need high-quality images to attract visitors to our website. On the other hand, high-quality images tend to be large and slow-loading, which discourages visitors. This, in turn, affects page rank. Organizations are implementing image…

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Smush Now Has Lazy Loading… and it’s Free! – WordPress Website Design Article

WP Smush, Queen of image optimization, just added image lazy loading to her bag of tricks… And it’s free! If you thought Smush couldn’t get any better after 3.0, think again. Our CDN upgrade unlocked the future of site speed and WordPress performance – instantaneously delivering next-gen images at the right size for every container from our global image delivery network – 45 points of presence at 40 Tbps. How does it get any better than that!? Smush now has…

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Best Image Formats for Websites Compared! PNG, JPG, GIF, and WebP – WordPress Website Design Article

Image Optimization begins with choosing the best file format for your needs. This goes beyond PNG vs. JPEG. There is not one file format to rule them all. Everyone’s image needs are different, even the different images within a single site have different requirements. But no worries, we got you covered. In this post, I’m going teach you how to choose the best image format for your WordPress site. We’ll go over the old favorites, JPEG, PNG and GIFs and…

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13 Free Photography Plugins for WordPress – WordPress Website Design Article

Are you a photographer? Do you have a WordPress site? Here are 13 free photography plugins for WordPress that you should be using. These are geared towards optimizing your site’s performance and your business, while ensuring your customers see your photos in the best light possible. We’ve checked out these plugins on WordPress.org and they’ve all been updated within the last few months. They all come with a good rating and they’re compatible with WordPress 5.0.3. Gallery & Lightbox Every…

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Complete Guide to Using WebP Image Format – Website Design Article

WebP, or unofficially pronounced as weppy, is an image format introduced by Google Developers around 5 years ago. if you are a web designer, or a developer who strives to reduce and optimize your image file size, what WebP is capable of should put a smile on your face. In brief, here are some of the important stuff you need to know about this not-so-new-but-still-cool image format: WebP goes by the file extension of .webp. WebP adopts both lossy and…

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