Optimizing images for your blog not only helps your WordPress site load faster, but also can improve your blog’s SEO. High-resolution images can drastically slow page speeds. To Solution it by reducing the size of the image without losing the quality of the image.
In this article I will give you 10 best plugins for image optimization and
seo on your wordpress.
1. WP SMUSH.IT
The WP Smush
.it plugins plugin is used to compress your images individually via the WordPress media manager or compress images in bulk through the Bulk Smush .it sub-menu item under “Media.”
This plugin works by stripping meta data from JPEG files, optimizing JPEG compression, converting certain GIFs to PNGs.
2. EWWW IMAGE OPTIMIZER
EWWW Image Optimizer automatically and
losslessly optimizes your images when you upload them to your site. It can also optimize the images you’ve uploaded.
Another nice feature of this plugin is the ability to convert your image to a file format that produces the smallest image size. It can also be an option to implement a lossy reduction for PNG images.
3. CW IMAGE OPTIMIZER
This plugin is based on WP Smush
.it, though unlike WPMU DEV plugins that use Yahoo! services Smush .it Inc., CW Image Optimizer uses the Linux littleutils image optimization tool. This means your images never leave your server.
Do not be scared by the strange feature picture of Imsanity in WordPress Plugin Repository. This free plugin automatically resizes the image more reasonable.
A nice feature of
Imsanity is the ability to set maximum width, height and quality. You can also convert BMP files to JPG so images can be improved.
If you take a serious adaptive design, you might want to consider using Hammy. This plugin takes your picture and regenerates a number of smaller images. So when a visitor arrives at your site, they see the most appropriate (or the smallest possible) image. This makes for a better and faster experience, especially for mobile users. Hammy only works for images in posts and pages.
6. PB RESPONSIVE IMAGES
The default configuration provides the required image size for the Twenty Eleven theme for reference; You need to customize the configuration to match your WordPress theme.
Eace images are reformatted based on standard CSS media questions and SLIR query pair images, providing a large amount of flexibility in various query combinations. For example, with a media request (min-width: 500) and a query resizing from Width 700, the 700 pixel image version will only be displayed when the screen is larger than 500 pixels wide. In addition, this plugin provides a shortcode that allows you to customize the queries used per image, and helper functions that can be used to customize the queries used per post or per layout.
7. SEO FRIENDLY IMAGES
SEO Friendly Images edits all your images with the proper ALT and TITLE attributes to help improve your image SEO. If your image does not have ALT and TITLE set, this plugin adds them according to the options you specify.
Is it worth using ALT and TITLE attributes?
yes. because the ALT attribute describes your image to the search engine, while TITLE automatically appears in the tooltip when the user highlights the image.
8. MEDIA FILE RENAMER
Media file Renamer allows you to rename your media files by updating their titles. It also automatically updates their links within the posts.
Search engines like Google provide many important things to put names into important and descriptive and use the right keywords to improve the SEO of your images.
9. LAZY LOAD
This Lazy Load plugin does not need to be configured because it works out-of-the-box. Using
jQuery .sonar loads only images when the page is visible above the fold. This plugin is an amalgamation of code written by the WordPress.com VIP team at Automattic, TechCrunch 2011 redesign team, and Jake Goldman of WordPress 10up consulting.
10. BJ LAZY LOAD
BJ Lazy Load allows you to optimize selected images, including posting pictures and thumbnails, Gravatar and Iframe images, and replacing content with placeholders.
Unlike Lazy Load, there are some simple settings that allow you to customize how plugins work, such as choosing placeholders. This plugin serves the size of the image to be optimized, automatically presents small-scale images in responsive design, and automatically serve
hiDPI images for hiDPI display (like Apple retina display).