How to speed up your Blog or website ? Speed, speed, is all that matters. Search engines specially Google penalizes sites that are slow to load. Ideally a website should have a load time 2 seconds or 3 secs at he max.
Do you have a Blog or own a Website? Obviously you must be uploading images to your site. As you might be aware “A picture is worth a thousand words”.
But its more important to optimize images before you upload to your site. So they (images) do not slow down your loading time.
So the pertinent question is how to save images optimized for web.
Many beginner’s just don’t know how to save images optimized for web. And this can have a huge impact on website speed. Images plays a very important part with your blog content. Without images blog contents looks bland.
Many experienced bloggers will tell you that images/pictures help to increase readers engagement, its true.
In this article, I will you show you two very easy way to save images optimized for web. Which will directly help to speed up your wordpress site.
Speed up WordPress site! How to save Images optimized for Web:
There are many free as well as paid software’s to save images optimized for web. But I will share only two great software, with which you can save images optimized for web and greatly speed up your wordpress blog.
1: ADOBE PHOTOSHOP:
Mother of all image editing software. Yes I know its not free and the learning curve is stiff too. But this is one software where your investment will be worth spending.This is one software, with which you can not only save your images in various formats, but also save images optimized for web. Which will greatly speed up your word-press site.
Writing in detail on how to save images optimized for web, would make this article too long. So I have written a detail post onhow to save images optimized for web. Read this article, time spent will be worth.
Or if you rather watch a short video tutorial on how to save images optimized for web in Photoshop ! here it is.
2: R.I.O.T ( Radical Image optimization tool):
Do I need to say more ? the name of the software tells it all. I have been using this tool for more than two years now. And let me tell you, this is one of the best tool to save images optimized for web. Very simple to use, easy to understand even for a beginner.
We have written a detail post on how you can save images optimized for web with RIOT.
Oh ! did I forget to tell you that this tool is FREEWARE. Yes its free for personal use. The link to download this tool is already posted in the article.
I know, there are many ways to save images optimized for web. But tell me how many software would you really need, to do that?
This two methods, tried and tested by millions of bloggers…be a part of this community. And see how you can speedup your word press site.
Ben Jamir is the Founder and Author of Tipsnfreeware. He is a part time Blogger, sharing his experience and giving a Helping hand to Home users. You will find here the best Windows Tips,Tricks and quality Freeware.