Last time, we have taught you that how can you compress images on WordPress using reSmush.it plugin. We have also mentioned that we are using a paid solution for our blog called ShortPixel. In this post, we are going to show you that, how can you use ShortPixel image compressor for optimizing images online.
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Why Optimize Images?
Serving the compressed version of images can help you to reduce the use of bandwidth, page size and your website will load faster on browsers. According to every website visitors, they love faster loading websites than the slower ones.
You can use the Pingdom tool for testing your website speed and performance.
Is The ShortPixel Image Compressor Free?
Yes. The tool is free but has some limits. They limit you on the file size. You can upload only images which are less than 10MB in size. Also, you can upload only 50 images maximum at a time.
Well, those restrictions are not a big deal.
How To Use ShortPixel Image Compressor?
First of all, go to the image compressor.
There are 3 type compression methods are available.
We are good with the Lossy compression. So, choose any image from your local storage and drop there.
After successful uploading, the server will start compressing it and will give you the optimized version.
In my case, the image size was 1.4 MB. The ShortPixel image compressor helped me to reduce it and now my image file size is only 300 KB. Click on the download button to save the image to your local storage.
Also, click on the eye icon to compare the original image with the optimized version.
This is how you can use the ShortPixel image compressor. You can compress unlimited images using this tool.
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