High-Performance Images in WordPress

The web is full of big beautiful images these days. They look great but they can come at a HUGE cost for performance. If your images aren’t optimized properly your website’s speed will suffer, and that means higher bounce rates, lower conversion rates, poor engagement, and worse.

In this talk, we’ll explore all of the techniques at our disposal for optimizing images to make your site way faster. We’ll cover image formats and sizes, optimization tools, responsive images, and exciting new opportunities.

What You’ll Learn

  • Image optimization
  • How many images you should have
  • Recommended image style
  • How to compress images
  • Best practices for image formats and image dimensions
  • Viewports, screens, resolutions, and pixels
  • Responsive images
  • Lazy loading
  • Browser caching
  • Image CDNs
  • Image optimization demo