What is Preconnect and why you should implement it on your website

When we talk about improving your website’s performance, usually you read about minifying and combining CSS and JS files, or enabling compression, or optimizing your images.

However, there are many little things you can do in addition to those. One of them is implementing preconnect on your site.

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What is the capital P dangit filter and how to remove it

Matt Mullenweg is one of the founders of WordPress (thanks!) and back in 2010 he committed a new piece of code to correct automatically every single “Wordpress”, without a capital P, to “WordPress“, with a capital P. Are you curious to know why, if you search in Google for P dangit filter you will find almost 1.5 million results?

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What is AVIF and why is it good?

AVIF is an image file format developed by Alliance for Open Media which is supposed to make our images smaller while keeping the same image quality. Experts believe that it is the next step in media compression. AOMedia’s goal is to develop open, royalty-free technology for multimedia delivery, which means that nobody will have to pay anybody to use the new AVIF format (as opposed to JPG, for example). Behind AOMedia we find big companies like Netflix, Google, Facebook, Apple or Microsoft.

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ShortPixel Adaptive Images 2.0 has arrived! Onboarding wizard, Image Checker, performance improvements and more

ShortPixel Adaptive Images 2.0 is live! Finally, after months of work by our awesome team, we are happy to announce the new version of the best image optimization plugin. SPAI 2.0 comes with numerous new features, fixes and great improvements that we are all really excited about.

Onboarding wizard

ShortPixel Adaptive Images 2.0 brings a totally new onboarding wizard. If you install our plugin for the first time, right after the activation you will be taken to the wizard. In 4 simple steps, SPAI will help you connect the plugin to your account on shortpixel.com, recommend you the best settings for your website and show you live how your website improves with the plugin installed.

After you finish the wizard, you’ll just need to relax and enjoy!

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$2000 WORTH GIVEAWAY (Announcing the Winners)

1 Million Images credits (Announcing the Winners).

Time to announce the Winners!!!
So today is the day! We are finally announcing the winners of our 4 x 1 Million image optimization credits giveaway worth $2000.

We’d like to say a big thanks to everyone for participating! It has been a great pleasure receiving your shares and spreading the news that ShortPixel reached the milestone of optimizing 2 Billion Images!

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