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An Introduction to Smush


Image optimization is one of the key steps to running a fast and SEO friendly website. Our first plugin choice for image optimization is Smush. It is a free plugin and also provides other features and services such as:

  • Lossless Compression
  • Lazy loading
  • Bulk image smushing
  • Image resizing
  • Incorrect size detection

To install this plugin:

  1. Go to the plugins tab in the backend of your WordPress website
  2. Search for “Smush”
  3. Install and activation the plugin
  4. On the left sidebar, select “Smush”
  5. Begin smushing