Optimize Images Via Smush.it

WordPress blog owners can install the free WordPress plugin WP-Smush.it that uses Yahoo’s Smush.it service to reduce the size of images. The plugin works automatically in the background: It sends all uploaded images to Yahoo’s image compression service and uploads that optimized version to the server, instead of the unoptimized original version.

via Reduce Page Loading Time With WP-Smush.it For WordPress Blogs.

Smush.it definitely looks like an interesting service to quickly optimize your page loading speeds with shrunken images. However, it’s a pity you can’t perform a batch optimization for multiple images within the plugin although there is a roundabout way of doing it.

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Jeff Chandler is a WordPress guy in the buckeye state. Contributing writer for WPTavern. Have been writing about WordPress since 2007. Host of the WordPress Weekly Podcast.

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