And ShortPixel allows you to take advantage of high-quality images thanks to its advanced compression technology that reduces image sizes by up to 90%! Whether we’re talking JPG, PNG, GIF, PDF, or WebP, ShortPixel makes sure your images are the best version of themselves.
ShortPixel gives you three compression options: Lossy, Glossy, and Lossless. With ShortPixel drastically reducing file size, you might worry that the quality of your images will take a hit. But that’s not the case—image quality will be unaffected.
ShortPixel has two powerful WordPress plugins that can automatically optimize your images. Both plugins can be installed directly into your WordPress Dashboard where you can easily manage the image reduction process.
The first plugin is the ShortPixel Image Optimizer, which optimizes images automatically. You can even configure this plugin to compress past images and optimize your website history.
Next up is the ShortPixel Adaptive Images plugin, which properly sizes and optimizes images, with smart cropping that automatically detects the subject of an image and then crops to emphasize that subject.
The Adaptive Images plugin helps when images are larger than their placeholder (e.g. display a 500x500px image in a 100x100px placeholder) and just optimizing won't do the trick. This plugin is an SEO powerhouse that makes your site faster, so you can get the rankings you deserve.
Images are processed on the fly to accommodate each user’s viewport and served from ShortPixel’s CDN for maximum speed! On top of that, the plugin serves "next-gen" images (e.g. WebP) to the browsers that have such support and can also serve images in a "lazy-load" fashion.