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WordPress Optimize Images Plugins report, provides information on the following plugins EWWW Image Optimizer, Compress JPEG and WP Smush more to come.

Last Updated: July 12, 2018

Latest News: I have updated the changelog.

Information: Always remember to try and not have too many plugins added to your website or blog. The more plugins you add the more request and processing resources it requires to use from your server!!!

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WordPress Optimize Images Plugins



EWWW Image Optimizer

Reduce file sizes for images within WordPress including NextGEN, GRAND FlAGallery and more. Uses jpegtran, optipng, pngout, pngquant, and gifsicle.

Important: This plugin has now reached more than 6 million downloads and more than 600 thousands active installs.

You might like to check my tutorial Optimize Images Using EWWW Image Optimizer Plugin.

Version 4.2.3 | By nosilver4u | Last Updated: July 11, 2018 | Compatible up to 4.9.7



Compress JPEG & PNG images

Speed up your website. Optimize your JPEG and PNG images automatically with TinyPNG.

Version 2.2.6 | By TinyPNG | Last Updated: May 25, 2018 | Compatible up to 4.9.6



WP Smush – Image Optimization

Reduce image file sizes, improve performance and boost your SEO using the free WPMU DEV WordPress Smush API.

Important: This plugin has now reached more than 9 million downloads and more than 1 million active installs.

Version | By WPMU DEV, Alex Dunae | Last Updated: May 25, 2018 | Compatible up to 4.9.5




Imsanity automatically resizes huge image uploads. Are contributors uploading huge photos? Tired of manually scaling? Imsanity to the rescue!

Version 2.3.10 | By nosilver4u, Jason | Last Updated: February 21, 2018 | Compatible up to 4.9.5



Regenerate Thumbnails

Regenerate Thumbnails allows you to regenerate the thumbnails for your image attachments. This is very handy if you’ve changed any of your thumbnail dimensions (via Settings -> Media) after previously uploading images or have changed to a theme with different featured post image dimensions.

You can either regenerate the thumbnails for all image uploads, individual image uploads, or specific multiple image uploads.

Important: This plugin has now reached more than 7 million downloads and more than 1 million active installs.

Version 3.0.2 | By Alex Mills (Viper007Bond) | Last Updated: January 29, 2018 | Compatible up to 4.9.5


This list will change from time to time and it will grow with more plugins added. Please keep coming back to review the changes and additions.

If you have a questions please let me know


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