Images are using in post to make the post attractive and meaningful.It is images which helps visitor to understand the content beautifully . An image is more effective then thousand of words.For this we use images in post. But when the image size remain large it may increase your page loading time ( slowdown your pages speed). Large image size may harm SEO and Speed Optimization . So we must think about it.To reduce image size WPMUDEV has created plugin named WP Smush.it . WP Smush.it is really helpful.It reduce image sizes to increase page speed.
What is WP Smush.it ?
WP Smush.it is a plugin which helps to reduce image sizes and improve performance .
Some Features of WP Smush.it :
- Striping meta data from JPEG’s
- Optimizing JPEG compression
- Converting certain Gif ‘s to indexed PNG’s
- Striping the unused colours from indexed images
How does it work :
When you reduce image size it may increase your page speed.After install it , when you upload any image in posts or pages it will automatically run through WP Smush.it and image size will be reduced. You don’t have to do anything after install it.It is the main task of this plugin .
Easier way to install =>> Go to Plugins from Dashboard.Click Add new. Search WP Smush.it and install it.It will take few minutes to install .After install active the plugin.
To reduce all image size go to Bulk Smush.it .The option is on Media Setting.
You can reduce all image size by clicking =>> Run all my images through WP Smush.it right now .
After Smush through WP Smush.it you can see how much it reduced image sizes.
Point to be Noted : You should not run all images at a time through WP Smush.it , If you have plenty of images on your Media Folder . It may consume huge amounts of resources of your server and your site may go down.
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