The big capacity of image size will affect the performance of your website. Your page’s speed will be slower and slower. Here we are showing you how to compress the images to optimize the images’ capacity on your website by the Robin Image Optimizer plugin.
Robin Image Optimizer plugin is a free plugin that we recommend you to use for your website. It will help you much to reduce the images’ capacity.
Why should use Robin Image Optimizer plugin
- It is totally free.
- An unlimited number of compressed images.
- Support for image compression up to 5MB.
- Support compressing both the original images and thumbnails.
- Support resize images automatically.
- Using Webcraftic’s own server to compress images, so it does not consume host resources.
- Image compression speed is quite fast, especially if you use an international host.
Compress Images By Robin Image Optimizer plugin
Step 1: Install and activate plugin
Firstly, you need to install and activate Robin Image Optimizer plugin.
From Dashboard => Plugin = > Add New => Search for Robin Image Optimizer plugin. After that, click to install and activate this plugin.
Step 2: Settings
Go to Settings => Robin image optimizer => Settings tab, you can set up and make some change here.
- Backup images: backup the original image. This will help you restore the image to its pre-compressed state, but will also consume the hosting space and the number of archived files. For normal cases, you should set it to Off.
- Error Log: error logging. For normal cases, you should set it to Off
After all, click on Save button to save the settings
Step 3: Run Compressing
Switch to the Bulk optimization tab. Here, you will see statistical information about the number of unoptimized, compressed (Optimized) and uncompressed errors (Error).
Click on Run button => a popup will appear, click on Ok button => click on Optimize Now button to optimize the images that have been uploaded previously but not yet compressed. You must maintain the web browser window until the process is finished. If stopped midway, just repeat the steps above.
Step 4: Wait for the compressing process completed
Wait until the number of unoptimized images is zero and you have finished compressing the image. The total image size before and after compression, as well as the percentage of reduced capacity, will be displayed as shown below.
We think Robin Image Optimizer plugin is a very nice plugin to compress the images on your website. How about you? Which compressed image plugin are you using? Just leave a comment below, we are pleased to discuss with you.
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