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Smush.it – An Image Compression Plugin For WordPress

Posted In Wordpress plugins - By Techtiplib on Friday, October 10th, 2014 With No Comments »

When developing a blog, you always have to use images to illustrate articles. However, if you want to use a clear (high quality) image in the post, which means you must use large photos so that will increase the capacity of the host and will affect page loading time of your blog. If you use some software to reduce the image size, the image will be blurred due to poor quality. WP Smush.it is an image compression plugin that helps you solve this problem!

Image Compression Plugin

With Smush.it helps you significantly reduce the file size of an image while the image quality is almost unchanged compared to the original image.

Here are the ways Smush.it works:

  • Stripping meta data from JPEGs
  • Optimizing JPEG compression
  • Converting certain GIFs to indexed PNGs
  • Stripping the un-used colors from indexed images

WP Smush.it will help reduce image size ranging from 5 to 15%. However, there are also cases reduce the image size to 20% or less than 5%. That’s was a great result.

Download the plugin: WP Smush.it

Hoping this image compression plugin will help improve your blog’s loading time! 

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