Images on your website can often be one of the largest factors that will slow down the loading times on your site. With the help of image optimization you can speed up your website, enjoy better conversion rates as well as higher search engine results. If you simply upload videos to your WordPress site or company website, here are some strategies that you could use to properly optimize your images for faster loading.
The WP Smush extension: if you run a WordPress website this extension is one of the easiest ways that you can compress many types of image files. The plug-in works by taking away some of the metadata from popular image files and compressing them before they are uploaded to your site. You can change some of the settings in this extension to ensure the automated techniques for compression are suitable for the images you are posting.
Hammy: Hammy can create several different images which will be optimized for various platforms. Rather than getting just one compressed image this adaptive design tool will help you to create several different sized images which are scalable for tablet devices, smart phones as well as desktop display. This can help to make sure that your website loads fast on almost any platform.
Lazy Load: lazy load is a plug-in that can be used to improve server bandwidth with its default settings. It is one of the easiest programs to use and the plugin has won multiple awards.
DotcomMonitor: This is a suite of SaaS tools that allows you to test and monitor your performance that could be caused by images that are too large.
GIMP: this free image editing software is a great way that you can edit and compress images for your website. Opening original file and then create parameters for compression using the quality slider or the resize button. Adjust the image quality as you see fit and upload the file in a format that would generally be much smaller than the original file after compression. You can also learn more about image hosting and how much it can affect the speed of your website on WebHostingProf.com (visit their site).
Consider any of these excellent tools for compressing images to improve website performance.
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