How to Automatically Optimize Images in WordPress

Image optimization is one of the important thing in WordPress Optimization, so today I m going to tell how to automatically Optimize Images in WordPress, which will help you to boost up the loading time of your site and benefits of great site indexing by Search engine

Usually we have to manually Optimize Images using Photo Manipulating Software's such as Photoshop or GIMP but that is very troublesome when you always make images or get from the internet then you have to optimize them manually then again upload it. there is also a service by Yahoo to Optimize Images that is called

Optimize images using

you can visit to optimize images but here also we have to upload and download images for optimization that is a hectic. WordPress plugin to optimize images also has its API based on it the developers have made a WordPress plugin using that, we can automatically optimize images in WordPress resulting you do not have to download and upload images , whenever you upload the images in WordPress using media uploader they will be automatically optimized/compressed for better performance, the following are the features of WP plugin :

  • stripping meta data from JPEGs
  • optimizing JPEG compression
  • converting certain GIFs to indexed PNGs
  • stripping the un-used colours from indexed images
  • Bulk

In the latest version of their is a new option of Bulk which allows us to optimize our old images in the website that are not been optimized yet, the Bulk option is available in Media tab.

Preview of Bulk option

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Hope you have liked the Optimize images article of today, you can also take a look at WordPress Optimization to give your WordPress Site a Rocket Boost in loading time.

  • Eileen


    Due to the new Panda rankings, I was looking for a WP image optimizer. Your article made it easy for me to find, install and run. Hopefully my page load time will reduce now. Need to pat the not so friendly Panda...or feed it what it needs. :-)

    Stay well, Eileen.

    • Ritesh Sanap

      Thank you Eileen

  • Cricketbook

    thnx helpful tutorial.