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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The Ultimate Guide to Image Optimization – WordPress Website Design Article

Images are one of the most important elements on your site and getting them right can be the difference between a popular site that provides an awesome user experience and one that doesn’t get any traffic or conversions. But images are, well, complicated. There’s a lot you need to do to get them perfect so you get the most benefit. In this ultimate WordPress Image Optimization guide, I’m going to give you all the information you need to optimize your…

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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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How to Properly Resize and Serve Scaled Images with WordPress – WordPress Website Design Article

Serving scaled images is one of the most overlooked ways to deliver a better site performance. Are your images holding your site back? Images take up a lot of file size space, especially if they’re bloated and oversized. That’s why images should be number one on your list of things to optimize if you’re trying to improve page speed, conversions or sales. In this post we’re going to focus on how to serve scaled images with WordPress. You’ll learn how to…

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