Why Optimize the image?

Optimizing images is really important for the performance of your WordPress website. Without optimizing, images may take a long time to load that will affect your website performance and also visitors may think to access another website. It is better to resize and compress the images before uploading to WordPress. In this tutorial, we will help to optimize images for your WordPress website.

We can optimize images for your WordPress site easily either through a plugin or through the Internet. WordPress offers the plugin ‘Imsanity’ to reduce your image size. This method helps to convert your large photo into a smaller one which saves a lot of space also. Optimized images can help the website to load faster with the best loading time. Follow the below steps to reduce the image size with ‘Imsanity’ for your WordPress site.

Steps to Optimize Images in WordPress:

Step 1: Login your wp-admin panel.

Step 2: Click Plugin option and select Add New option to install the new plugin.

Step 3: Go to the search option and enter the plugin name.

Step 4: Install and activate Imsanity plugin.
Then, Go to Settings > Imsanity. You will see a new page.

Here, you can find all sorts of image resizing options. You can set your preferred image size as per your requirements. Choose the conversion option convert BMP to JPG, then select Yes option.

Step 5: Finally, click the button Save Changes.

Compress your images with help of the Internet:

Some websites also provide the optimization option to reduce the size of the images. The imagecompressor.com is providing an option for reducing the image size.
1. Go to https://imagecompressor.com/
2. Drag and drop your selected image. The online tool will start to compress instantly.
3. Finally, click in download all button to get the compressed image.

We hope that this tutorial will help you to reduce the images size in different ways. For more information, follow us on Twitter and Facebook and For video tutorials, subscribe to our YouTube channel ServerCake India.