Online image compressors are a great free and easy way to optimize your images or convert them to next-gen formats like WebP or AVIF. But for WordPress website owners, using an image optimization plugin like our famous ShortPixel Image Optimizer means smaller thumbnails and less work.Continue reading Benefits of Using ShortPixel Image Optimizer vs Other Online Image Optimizers for WordPress
All posts by Gerard
Using WP-CLI to Optimize Images
Optimizing images is crucial for website performance, and compressing images while you have to be actively using your website can be an inconvenient matter.
Luckily, there’s a solution that can streamline this process – WP-CLI, the great little gem WordPress has hidden from you. In this blog post, we’ll explore the power of WP-CLI and show you how to use it to optimize images with ease.Continue reading Using WP-CLI to Optimize Images
How To Crop WordPress Images (The Smart Way)
Many WordPress website owners have struggled with uploading an image and inserting it on a page, only to find that the layout is messed up. Creating custom image sizes can also result in people’s faces being cut off because the system doesn’t detect and crop the correct focal point.Continue reading How To Crop WordPress Images (The Smart Way)
How to optimize your Google Photos
Did you know that you can also optimize the photos on your Google Photos account? And it’s not even complicated, you just need to use ShortPixel’s Google Drive Optimizer!
Everybody knows that free Google accounts have a 15 GB limit, so if you want to get the most of it, these are the steps to follow to compress your photos.Continue reading How to optimize your Google Photos
How To Optimize An HTML Website?
Whether you are developing an HTML website all by yourself, from scratch, or utilizing a template/online tool to help out, it is really important to learn why and how to optimize your images.
Difference between HTML and WordPress
WordPress is a flexible content management system (CMS) that allows a user to create, edit, organize and publish content. On the other hand, HTML is a markup language that allows for static page creation on the web. A static HTML website is composed of a library of HTML files – one for each page on the site. Don’t get confused, though: any website is, in the end, presented to you in HTML format; the difference is how it is generated, either dynamically by WordPress or by hand by yourself.
If your site doesn’t require too many regular updates, or any additional content, simple HTML is a better alternative as it will make your website perform faster.Continue reading How To Optimize An HTML Website?