Changelog May 13, 2021 - version 3.8.5 Enhance: Allow filtering the resulting image markup after the Lazy Load processing Enhance: Prevent the description text next to the "Update settings" button from saving Enhance: Use the shared module for Tutorials Fix: Incompatibility issue with WPBakery Page Builder Fix: Total savings value losing decimal point on image re-check Fix: Inability to unselect all thumbnail sizes Fix: Lazy loading on Avada (use 'WP_SMUSH_LAZY_LOAD_AVADA' define in case of conflicts on Avada 6.x) Fix: Icons in Directory Smush modal Fix: Links in summary meta box on multisite Fix: Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable Fix: Uploading images to Gutenberg blocks Fix: Styling issue in Smush's network-admin upgrade page Fix: Undefined offset in multisite when smushing the "uploads" directory Fix: Wrong directories listed in "Directory Smush" under Windows
Optimize unlimited images with Smush Pro
Get Smush Pro Nulled and bulk optimize every image you’ve ever added to your site with one-click and fix your Google PageSpeed with the best image optimizer WordPress has ever known. You’ll get:
- Smush unlimited images with a click
- Super Smush – 2x compression
- Backup original images
- Optimize large images (no size limits)
- Blazing fast 45 point image CDN
- Automatic resize and scale
Smush Pro features
Smush Pro GPL comes with the following features that will help you resolve your Google PageSpeed opportunities and get the best optimization for your images.
2x CompressionEnjoy more than double the savings using Super-Smush, which uses its advanced compression algorithm to save more than 2x without any drop in visual quality.
Bulk smush unlimited imagesOptimize UNLIMITED images on your site with a click and keep smushing the images you upload in the future automatically.
Smush Pro Downloads CDNServe your images from 45 locations around the world. Your site will load fast for every visitor and rank better on speed tests. 10GB monthly bandwidth included.
Backup original imagesOptionally store original images as a backup so you can quickly restore full quality images at any point in time.
Automatic resize & scale“Properly size images” as recommended by Google, so the images fit within the container correctly. One-click solution.
WebP supportAutomatically serve streamlined next-gen images (25% smaller) using Smush Pro’s CDN or the Local WebP feature.
Auto-convert PNG to JPEGConvert PNG (without transparency) to JPEG automatically if it results in smaller file size without a visible drop in quality.
Compress Huge ImagesSave a ton of space by optimizing large images (file size unlimited) with the one-click bulk smush wizard.
Lazy loadingConfigure lazy loading to defer offscreen images, choose custom loading animations, and improve page speed.
Smush Pro Tutorials
Read our practical tutorials and harness Smush Pro’s full image-optimizing potential.
How to Get the Most Out of Smush Image Optimization
Optimizing your images manually would involve a lot of resizing, a fair bit of coding, and heaps of time. Luckily, Smush does all the hard work for you and plenty more besides, all of which you will find covered in this guide to help you get the most out of the plugin.
For example, whilst Smush may be best-known for compressing images (without losing quality), it can also help defer your offscreen images with its lazy-load feature, convert your images to next-gen formats (WebP), and serve your images from our super-fast CDN.
Luckily, you don’t need to dedicate much time or effort to your images when you have Smush installed. Most features can be activated with one click.
Whether you’re a new user or just hoping to uncover some cool features you might have missed, this guide will help you get the most out of this plugin.
How To Ace Google’s Image PageSpeed Recommendations With Smush
Smush has everything you need to optimize your images, as well as a handy repertoire of tools ready to help you smash PageSpeed Insights image-related recommendations.
It’s a simple way to speed up your site, without sacrificing your image quality.
With Smush you can:
- Compress images in bulk and with one click
- Automatically resize and rescale your images
- Enable lazy loading so your server can concentrate on displaying content above the fold
- Convert your image files to formats that are drastically smaller and much quicker to display.
How To Bulk Optimize Images With Smush
Using full-sized images on your WordPress site not only takes up storage space but slows down your site, too. Instead of wasting time and effort compressing them manually, see how Smush can help you do it in bulk.
Smush is an award-winning image optimization plugin that focuses on compressing and resizing your images. It saves storage space and takes some of the load away from your server, which can speed up your site.
You can manually compress your images before adding them to WordPress but this is a lot more time consuming than simply using a plugin like Smush.
Smush gives you full control over when and how your images are compressed and optimized in at least 7 ways.
In this article, we show you how to:
1. Activate Smush Scan
2. Exclude Selected Image Sizes
3. Super-Smush for 2x More Compression
4. Remove Image Metadata
5. Choose JPEGS Over PNGs
6. Manage Your Original Images
7. Bulk Smush Images