LunchPress #30: The proper way to use images in WordPress

LunchPress #30: The proper way to use images in WordPress (bac to basics)There's lots of little details that help to keep our sites speedy and accessible to users. Much of this happens before we even upload our images!01:00 Understand file SIZE and file DIMENTIONRight in WordPress (resizes images does not mean the old ones get deleted off your server)WP Smush: https://premium.wpmudev.org/project/wp-smush-pro/TinyPNG: https://tinypng.com/04:40 Naming your image before uploading to help with SEO05:30 Uploading images to the Media Library first puts them in a different folder than if you upload them directly in a page or post.07:30 The difference between title, alt, caption and description

Posted by Eraserheader Design on Tuesday, December 5, 2017

 

LunchPress #30: The proper way to use images in WordPress

There’s lots of little details that help to keep our sites speedy and accessible to users. Much of this happens before we even upload our images!

01:00 Understand file SIZE and file DIMENSION

Right in WordPress (resizes images does not mean the old ones get deleted off your server)

WP Smush: https://premium.wpmudev.org/project/wp-smush-pro/

TinyPNG: https://tinypng.com/

TinyPNG Alternative: https://www.websiteplanet.com/webtools/imagecompressor/ (does up to 50mb images!)

04:40 Naming your image before uploading to help with SEO

05:30 Uploading images to the Media Library first puts them in a different folder than if you upload them directly in a page or post.

07:30 The difference between title, alt, caption and description

About Alison

Alison is the one woman show behind Eraserheader Design. She has a passion for web design and the creative community. She writes about WordPress, taping into the magic of an online presence, and staying sane as a creative. She is owned by two small but mighty parrots.

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