How to Fully Optimize Images for Speed and SEO in a WordPress Site

We hear it all the time… A fast web site gets and retains more traffic. And, traffic is the lifeblood of many an online business, right? And let’s face it, images are often the main culprit in slowing down our web sites. So, how do we properly optimize the images? Is there more to it […]

Image Optimization Tools: Making WordPress Pages Load Faster

With the recent launch of Accelerated Mobile Pages, which reminded everyone of Facebook Instant Pages and Apple News, it’s clear they want us slimming down our web pages. They want Speedy Gonzales, but we’re offering a fat, lazy mouse with unnecessarily giant ears. And by “they” I mean: publishers, platforms, and your everyday web user. […]

Adding Images to Your WordPress Blog or Website

A picture is worth more than 1,000 words when presented within a blog post (or page). On the web, an image could break up text, which can part the sea of text making it all more readable. An image can also help illustrate a point, and provide SEO value. An image could find its way […]

What Image Compression Settings to Use When Converting an Image to JPG/JPEG

I have been trying to find the perfect compression settings to use when converting my digital images to ‘jpg’ or ‘jpeg’ format that yields the best result in terms of the image quality and the image size. There are various softwares out there that can convert images e.g. Photoshop, ACDsee, ImageConverter etc. I always used […]