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 …

How I Made My WordPress Site 1311% Faster with Cloudways and WPMU DEV Plugins

Yep, you read that right: I got a 1311% speed boost when I set up Cloudways managed cloud hosting on my server combined with our Hummingbird and Smush Pro plugins. Woah, right? And I got that result with very little effort. You’ve no doubt had it drummed into you that optimizing your websites for speed is important. After all, 40% of …

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. …