If you are trying to improve your site speed, you don’t need to go too far to hear or see that you need to use adaptive images, or scaled images. What is this?
Adaptive images is what you need to prevent delivering huge images to your clients with small screens. Say you upload a 3000×2000 image, would you want to deliver that huge and heavy photo to a visitor with an iPhone? It doesn’t make sense. You are just going to make their user experience worse, by slowing down the page loading. That’s why you need to “adapt” or “scale” the image according to the device.
But what if you don’t have a non-WordPress website?Continue reading How to get adaptive images on non-WordPress websites
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.Continue reading What is AVIF and why is it good?
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!Continue reading $2000 WORTH GIVEAWAY (Announcing the Winners)
Nowadays, if your website doesn’t appear on the first page of Google search results, it means you are practically invisible to your potential users. And if you want Google to love you more and bump you up, one of the most important things you need to do is improve your WP site performance. Plus, your users will be happier not to have to go for a coffee while your page is loading 😉
Let’s see what you can do in order to optimize your website performance.Continue reading How To Increase Your WP Site Performance