With page load speed time being a critical factor in ranking for Google, its good to come up with a routine to ensure your images are compressed.
Run a speed test on Google PageSpeed Insights to check your performance. Some people forget that your visitors will likely be taken right into a post so don’t just test your landing page. Then, when performing optimizations, test before and after to verify improvement.
Be sure to check out privacy and use policies for any tools you use online. Here are some online image optimizers:
WordPress image optimization plugins:
Tip: Keep an eye out for super mega deals from ShortPixel where they give a lot of bonus credits over their typical rates!
Interesting find to research:
- Space Saver – Optimizes and has multi-size export for one time fee of $49 (currently as of 12/28/19).