In this article we will discuses 5 best WordPress plugins to optimize images to increase your WordPress speed. It will only take 10 minutes for you to optimize images and reduce 50% size of your WordPress Site.
We have optimized many WordPress site and the most common problem we found was large images. After optimizing and compressing images we were able to reduce 50% – 80% size of the WordPress site. Optimizing and compressing images should be your main priority to make WordPress Site fast. Unnecessarily large images will make your WordPress site load very slow.
With WordPress site, image optimization and compression is pretty much easy with plugins which will do this job for you.
Smush is one click WordPress site optimization plugin which will automatic optimize and compress every single image you will upload and all existing images that have been uploaded.
Smush Image Compression and Optimization is number one best plugins which we recommended for optimizing images. Smush is simple and easy to use powerful plugin with advance features which resize image without losing any quality. It will optimize every single image you will upload and all images you already uploaded. With Smush you may also do bulk image optimization including 50 images at a time. Smush have another feature which enable you to set maximum width and height under which all images should be optimize. It is incredibly fast and retained images quality.
WP Smush Images Compression and Optimization is become popular plugin for optimizing images with more than 2 millions download. It will optimize images using lossless compression techniques which means your image quality remain very good.
EWWW Image Optimizer optimize images and also converter them into best format to achieve maximum image compression without losing quality. It incredibly increase your WordPress site speed.
EWWW Image Optimizer is another best plugin for optimizing images. EWWW automatically optimize all images you will upload as well as optimize the existing images which you have already uploaded. This plugin have optional feature to converter your images to best format. You may also set compression type such as pixel perfect image compression or high compress similar to image editing software. Simple, powerful and easy to use tool to optimize images.
EWWW Image Optimizer is specially recommended to those who work with large images because this plugin have no size or speed limit to optimize. No matter how large is your image it will optimize perfectly without losing image quality.
Kraken.io uses advance techniques to keep the image in very good quality after being compress and optimize image. It uses API which can be obtained free by signup on Kraken.io
Kraken Image Optimizer allow you to optimize, resize and format images to increase the speed. By default it will optimize all images you will upload using media uploader and with intelligent compression mode retain image in good quality. You can also optimize all existing images or select specific image to optimize them. The plugin have advance feature which allow you to select maximum width and height to limit the image size without losing quality.
A powerful plugin which force to optimize and compress every single image you upload using media uploader.
This is very simple, powerful and easy to use image optimizer plugin for WordPress. All images have to be optimized as long as the plugin is activated. It force to optimize images when you upload them. It also have feature which allow you to optimize existing images and each image separately in media library. This plugin require an API in order to work. You may get this API for free by signing up on website.
TP Optimizer another totally free plugin enable you to compress and optimize only specific file format of images.
TP Optimizer is another favorite image optimizer plugin for WordPress. It have advance settings which allow you to chose image types for optimizing. For example you want to optimize all images with JPG format but keep the PNG files as it is. You may select only JPG format to optimize images with this Plugin. It also have intelligent compression mode which will retain image quality and compress between 2x to 5x. Specially all JPG images will compress without losing quality at all.
TP Optimizer is totally free plugin with no limitations to optimize and compress images. It also have an Optimize page where you can view image stats such as the original size and compressed one.