Adaptive Images for WordPress

An easy-to-use plugin that lets you solve any problems with images and improve your website’s Core Web Vitals in a minute.

If your site uses WordPress, the ShortPixel Adaptive Images plugin gets you up and running in seconds, dramatically improving your website's performance and page load times by scaling, optimizing and serving all your images from CDN in next-gen formats out of the box.

Free up to 500MB of traffic/mo. Unlimited plan at $9.99/mo.

How it works?

ShortPixel Adaptive Images identifies on the fly all your site's images and automatically instructs the CDN to optimize them and scale them to the optimal size for each device, lazy-loading the images below the fold in order to speed up page load, while leaving the original images on your web-server unchanged.

  • Display properly sized, smartly cropped and optimized images on your website
  • Images are processed on the fly and served from our CDN, in the next-gen WebP & AVIF formats, based on browser capabilities.
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Do I need this plugin?

If you have a WordPress website with images then the answer is: most probably yes! Did you ever test your website with tools like PageSpeed Insights or GTmetrix and received complaints about images not being properly sized or being too large? Or that you should use “next-gen” images like WebP or AVIF? Or that the website should “defer offscreen images”? ShortPixel Adaptive Images comes to the rescue and resolves your site’s image-related problems in no time.

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  • New, lightweight, pure JavaScript Adaptive Images engine (jQuery not required anymore) starting with version 3.
  • Same visual quality but smaller images thanks to ShortPixel algorithms.
  • Smart cropping – see an example.
  • Serve only appropriately sized images depending on the visitor’s viewport.
  • Lazy load support with adjustable threshold; browser native lazy loading support is also available.
  • Automatically serves WebP & AVIF images to browsers that support this format. Animated Gifs are supported too!
  • All major image galleries, sliders, page builders are supported.
  • Low Quality Image Placeholders (LQIP) support.
  • Support for JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, BMP.
  • Convert to WebP and AVIF on the fly.
  • Adjustable size breakpoints when resizing images.
  • Possibility to deactivate the plugin functionality for logged-in users.
  • Variety of settings for an increased flexibility in the plugin functionality.
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or choose the  Free plan  

Included in all plans

SmartCompress image optimization

Lossy/Glossy/Lossless algorithms

Automatic conversion to WebP/AVIF

Bulk optimization

BMP, TIFF auto-conversion

PNG, BMP, TIFF conversion to JPEG

EXIF management

Animated GIF to to animated WebP/MP4 conversion

24/7/365 support

WP-CLI support

Select individual thumbnail sizes to be optimized

Advanced optimization exclusion

CMYK to RGB conversion

Compatible with WordPress multisite install

API KEY aliases - ideal for agencies

Fully compatible with the WP Offload Media plugin

Compatible with WPML and WPML Media plugins

GDPR compliant

Direct integration with Cloudflare by using a Cloudflare Token

Image optimization leads to happy
internet users

Do you have any questions?

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Plenty of features await you

Image Quality
Choose image
optimization level
Filesize limit
100MB filesize limit
Scale down
Automatically scale down
large images
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