Advanced Lazy Loading, Automatic Resizing & 5MB Free Compression – The Queen of Image Optimization, Smush, Gets an Update

Smush is already the Coca-Cola of image optimization (even her competitors call image optimization Smushing). And now there’s even more to love; more compression (5MB!) for free with better 50-image-smushing alongside a CDN upgrade and expanded 3rd-party support for Smush Pro users. She’s the true standard for making all the images in your WordPress media library …

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The Ultimate Guide to Image Optimization

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 …

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Smush Now Has Lazy Loading… and it’s Free!

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 …

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Best Image Formats for Websites Compared! PNG, JPG, GIF, and WebP

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 …

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How to Properly Resize and Serve Scaled Images with WordPress

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 …

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Say Hello To The Future Of Image Optimization – Smush 3.0 Is Here!!!

Smush 3.0 is here and she comes bearing futuristic image optimization superpowers for WordPress! Your favorite image optimization tool now powers a Global Image Delivery Network – 40 Tbps, 45 points of presence, WebP compression and AUTOMATIC IMAGE SCALING. Sounds pretty awesome…but what does it all mean? With +13.5 million downloads, Smush has proven itself …

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