Google PageSpeed Insights Now Recommending Lossy Image Compression

It’s time to start optimizing your images for lossy compression if you haven’t already because Google PageSpeed Insights has quietly started recommending this form of image optimization. Google has updated the documentation for its popular pagespeed insights tool to include lossy image compression. Fortunately, you can compress the images on your WordPress website and go lossy in just […] View original post at …

Smush Wins Torque’s 2017 Plugin Madness Competition!

Our Smush image compression and optimization plugin has been named Torque’s 2017 Plugin Madness champion! Smush took on WordFence in the final championship round of the annual competition, knocking out the security plugin after winning 69% of the votes. Torque Managing Editor Marie Dodson had a chat with our CEO James Farmer about the competition and […] View original post at …

6 Little-Known Image Compression Tips for Making the Most of Smush Pro for WordPress

Your WordPress site needs to load in a flash just like the Flash since 40% of people leave slow sites. Fortunately, WP Smush Pro is the image-smushing super power you need to speed up your website without breaking a sweat. WP Smush Pro compresses your images to reduce their file size and speed up your site. All without having to […] View original post at …

You’re Not Going to Believe the Brand New Image Compression Trick in Smush… It’s TRANSFORMATIVE

Smush is absolutely established as the best auto image compression available for WordPress by some distance – over 5 billion images smushed and 1,624 five-star reviews certainly do not lie… But we’ve just taken Smush to a whole new level. Say hello to automated PNG to JPG transformation for your files that need it. Magic. So let me run that past you again. …