[UPDATE:]This has been an incredibly popular post, and there’s been a ton of development in the area of image optimization since I wrote this. In that light, I added a section at the bottom with updates on my current workflow and new tools available. See Updated Info at the bottom No really, Don’t Upload that… Read more Optimizing Images for WordPress like a Pro for Free
Images are one of the most important part of a website, but also basically the most technically challenging part — at least if you want to do them right. I previously wrote about optimizing your images for your website for free. It’s still my tride and true method, but it’s a very manual process and… Read more Making the WordPress Media Library Your Friend
A while back I detailed how to optimize your images for use on your website. Since then, I got a lot of feedback from users who opt to use WordPress plugins to automate their image optimization. That makes a lot of sense, I mean, it takes time to optimize images. But, I wouldn’t be doing… Read more Image Optimization and Automation in WordPress
TinyPNG, EWWW Image Optimizer, and Kraken.io go head-to-head. The results really depend more on what your needs are (as always!).