Read the image optimization guide for WordPress to get the most out of your images while still keeping your website very fast!
Images are a key part to engage visitors. In the context of the web where we all routinely skim and scan content throughout, successful content actively incorporates images among written content. Including an image every 75-100 words greatly boost SEO traffic. Images are a great way to communicate with your audience. However, there’s a downside we don’t often discuss: heavy images make for heave webpages. Are you worried about the heavy images?
Image compression is key these days. For reference, in 2013 the average page was 1,2MB. Today, websites tested on our image optimizer are 1,7MB on average. Webpages keep getting heavier because of the images we use.
A Quick Guide To Image File Formats
You can save images in several file formats. The most widely used file formats online are PNG and JPEG. There are others out there but we found that the most popular format is JPEG. 90% of images compressed with Imagify are JPEGs.
JPEG – best for photographs or designs with people, places or things in them
PNG – best for images with transparent backgrounds
GIF – best for animated GIFs, otherwise, use the JPG format
You can learn about the difference between lossy and
I love this. Not only is the sub-account feature extremely useful, but they are even allowing sub-accounts to be transformed into a regular account. So if you need to transfer the sub-account to the client later, so they can own the account (and billing), it can easily be done. I wish all plugins that involve API keys worked this way! Great job!
These past few months, many of you requested more flexibility with your Imagify account. We know how frustrating it can be to keep tabs on multiple accounts. To save you time, we’ve been working on a feature that enables pro users to consolidate multiple accounts into one. We are introducing sub-accounts to Imagify! You can now optimize multiple websites within one account (without having to share your API key). Want to know all about this new feature? Well read on then! How To Add A Sub-Account
You can add a sub-account by logging in to your account and clicking on the “Account” section in the menu on the top right portion of the navigation bar. In your account infos, you will see the “Sub-Accounts” section. Click on the “Add a Sub-Account” button to get started.
Once that is done, you should see a pop up for the sub-account creation. You must fill out the first name, last name and email fields. Once that is done, you can pick the exact amount of credits you would like to share with this sub-account. In our demo, we are sharing 15MB. This information are required to created a sub-account: email and credit allowance.
Note that you can choose