Tag: image optimization
WordPress 5.4 May Include Default Image Lazy-Loading
Lazy-loading images is one well-known win for site speed, and at present if you want to implement it in WordPress you have to choose among one of many subtly different plugin options.
Why DPI Doesn’t Matter for Web Images
If you or your client is working with web images and wondering about web image DPI guidelines, this article’s for you. It explains why DPI doesn’t matter for web images, and why pixel count does.
Lazy Loading for Faster WordPress: Slow and Lazy Wins the Race
David wrote a really good article on WordPress site speed a few weeks ago. He also, casually, made WPShout a lot faster—up to an 89% desktop score on PageSpeed Insights, which is about as high as I’ve ever seen a WordPress site score.
Adding and Using WordPress Custom Image Sizes: A Guide to the Best Thing Ever
I really love being able to set custom image sizes in WordPress. The power and flexibility this system opens up for building beautiful, easy-to-administer, performant websites is hard to overstate.
Automatic Lossless Compression for WordPress Images with the TinyPNG Plugin
I’ve loved TinyPNG for a long time, but didn’t realize until quite recently that they’ve got a WordPress plugin. I just tried it on a client’s site, and it’s amazing: automatic lossless image compression for all .jpg and .png images uploaded through the Media uploader. That means that all your images are exactly the same, but have smaller filesizes.
Unfrustrate Your Image Formatting with the WordPress Text Editor
We’ll be looking at some useful ways to display images on the page that you simply can’t get with the Visual editor alone.