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Wordpress Plugin to compress Images

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Philippus, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. Philippus

    Philippus Registered Member

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    Hello,

    i checked my website on Googles PageSpeed Tools. It says that i should compress a lot of images.
    But i use WP Smush and that say that all images are compressed.

    What do you usw to compress the images?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Disloyal

    Disloyal Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Give EWWW Image Optimizer a shot.
     
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  3. Sherbert Hoover

    Sherbert Hoover Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    I resize them to a size that makes sense, compress them with compressjpeg.com or compresspng.com, then further automatically compress with WP Smush Pro.
     
  4. extremeboy

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  5. Arc999

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    Do not upload enermous 10mb images on the server. Yes wordpress does resize it for you, but its not good enough.

    Prepare the images before you upload them, resize + optimize and then upload. There on the WordPress side, WP Smush is good enough.

    Also, if you can afford paying couple bucks a month, definitely go for CDN.
     
  6. iisark

    iisark Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    One more vote for WP Smush.
     
  7. blogzandstuff

    blogzandstuff Elite Member

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    As Disloyal said this is what you need, easy to use
    https://en-gb.wordpress.org/plugins/ewww-image-optimizer/
     
  8. charliebrooker

    charliebrooker Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Smush it. The free version is limited, but if you want to use all the other plugins then you can upgrade.
     
  9. BlackFawkes

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    +1 for Smush, pro version. Compress your images before uploading on WP too.
     
  10. Vik Pathania

    Vik Pathania Regular Member

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    Here are a few, you can use any:

    EWWW Image Optimizer
    WP Smush
    CW Image Optimizer
    Imsanity
     
  11. Niki G

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    my choice is WP Smush. This plugin work perfect for me. Good luck
     
  12. rmoses123

    rmoses123 Junior Member

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    WP Smush is great, use the size you need in terms of resolution and use WP Smush.

    If you want a good site to compress images use tinypng.com
     
  13. Conor

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    Don't use Smush. It'll do nothing to improve your pagespeed score. Rather install this: https://en-za.wordpress.org/plugins/tiny-compress-images/. You'll just need to register for a tinypng API key.