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WordPress Image Optimizers

Optimizing your images by compressing them down is an excellent way to speed up your WordPress site! Learn More on our blog post:

Lossless Image Compression by Optimus

Compress and optimize images with Optimus. Lossless compression of images in WordPress or through the developer API. Convert JPEG or PNG to WebP.

JPEGmini - Your photos on a diet!

JPEGmini reduces image size by up to 80% without compromising quality.

TinyPNG - Compress PNG images while preserving transparency

Excellent question! When you upload a PNG (Portable Network Graphics) file, similar colors in your image are combined. This technique is called "quantization". By reducing the number of colors, 24-bit PNG files can be converted to much smaller 8-bit indexed color images. All unnecessary metadata is stripped too. - optimize and compress your images and photos

Optimize and compress your images online. Compressor is a lossy and lossless photo compression tool. Image Optimizer

You need to be confident that the quality of the results you are getting have not been compromised for the sake of getting the smallest possible file size. While it is possible to reduce any image to a tiny fraction of its original size, that approach often leads to a serious amount of visual degradation.

WP Smush

All new massively improved smushing! Try our completely new, incredibly powerful, and 100% free image Smusher, brought to you by the superheroes at WPMU DEV! We'll do all the heavy lifting with our superhero servers, your site will be loading quicker in no time at all, leaving you to concentrate on making your content great!

EWWW Image Optimizer

The EWWW Image Optimizer is a WordPress plugin that will automatically optimize your images as you upload them to your blog. It can optimize the images that you have already uploaded, convert your images automatically to the file format that will produce the smallest image size (make sure you read the WARNINGS), and optionally apply lossy reductions for PNG and JPG images.

ShortPixel Image Optimizer

ShortPixel makes your website load faster by reducing the size of your images and helps you rank better in Google search. With both lossy and lossless image compression available for all common image types (PNG, JPG, GIF), plus PDF files. The plugin is free to use for 100 images/month.


Imsanity automatically resizes huge image uploads. Are contributors uploading huge photos? Tired of manually scaling? Imsanity to the rescue!




Introduction Hammy takes your regular content images (only within posts and pages, not custom post types) and regenerates a number of smaller sized images. When a person visits your website, it then automatically provides them with the most appropriate image (or the smallest one possible). This makes for a better experience, especially on mobile.

BETA- Imagify - Image Optimization Toolbox

A new way to optimize your images and have a faster website!

ImageOptim - better Save For Web

A free app that makes images load faster and take less disk space, without sacrificing quality. Removes private EXIF data from photos and improves compression.

ImageRecycle, image & pdf compress

ImagerRecycle can speed up your website and get a better SEO rank decreasing the images and pdf weight and still keeping an authentic quality.

Compress JPEG & PNG images

Make your website faster by compressing your JPEG and PNG images. This plugin automatically optimizes your images by integrating with the popular image compression services TinyJPG and TinyPNG. Features Automatically compress new images on upload. Resize large original images by setting a maximum width and/or height. Compress individual images already in your media library.