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EWWW Image Optimizer

Reduce file sizes for images within WordPress including NextGEN, GRAND FlAGallery and more. Uses jpegtran, optipng, pngout, pngquant, and gifsicle.

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87 reviews
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4 stars
4.8 out of 5 stars
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5 stars
Image optimizing taken to the max
By , for WP 3.8.1

Great for keeping the web server load down both in file space and download bandwidth.

Reall like the png to jpg conversion utility. When a client uploads a giant PNG, I can convert it to a jpg if need be.

5 stars
WOW! A whole lot of awesome
By , for WP 3.8.1

I am so happy I found this! I can't believe how well this worked. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

5 stars
Absolutely fantastic!
By , for WP 3.8.1

The plugin works perfectly well even for 5000+ existing images.

5 stars
Excelent!!!
By , for WP 3.8

Thanks fir the plugin.

5 stars
A complete plugin
By , for WP 3.8

Earlier, I had to depend on CW image optimizer that comes with tons of server-side dependencies. With EWWW, no more worries on dependencies. It works even on shared hosts (there are always some exceptions, though).

5 stars
Super awesome!
By , for WP 3.8

Wow, what an awesome plugin. I've been working on getting my site faster to be competitive and this plugin along with W3-Total Cache and Google mod_pagespeed has made my site over twice as fast. Google Pagespeed score went from 42 to almost 90.

Thanks for creating this super useful plugin!

5 stars
Excellent
By , for WP 3.8

Excellent plugin. Makes it surprisingly easy to keep all your site's images optimized. Active support.

5 stars
Better than SmushIt
By , for WP 3.8

Have been a huge fan of SmushIt, but EWWWW, though oddly named, offers more control and smushed more images than SmushIt. To be fair, some images previously optimized stayed the same. Still, did a speed test before and after and saw a measurable improvement. Easy to use.

5 stars
Awesome
By , for WP 3.7.1

I had a couple sites with thousands of images and thumbnails on them and EWWW saved SO MUCH space. Worked like a charm for me. Awesome plugin!

5 stars
Great plugin to SEO
By , for WP 3.8

I've been using this plugin in all the sites that I need to optimize to SEO. Why? Because the size of the images has a lot of importance to SEO. I'm using that right now i.e. in http://www.misanmartindelosandes.com/. So if you need to optimize the size of your images, this is the right way.

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