Reduce image file sizes and improve performance using the Smush.it API within WordPress.
Installing their plugins and use them at your own peril, as soon as you have one you get a message asking to also activate their dashboard.
The scary thing is there is no way of getting rid of this message unless you deactivate all of the plugins that you have installed, sadly their plugins are top notch but come with this malware.
If you don't install their dashboard plugin then this message will just keep bugging you until you do switch it on and then you get spammed even more to purchase more of their products.
Please wmpudev crew give your customers the option of switching this rubbish warning off!!
All I get is "bad response from smush.it" for every graphic on every site. Tried at least fifteen sites.
broke my site it took me a hour to fix it
What is the point of compressing images if you cannot compress images which are bigger than 1 MB ? That defeats the whole purpose in my opinion.
Very big downside, because now it is useless for me.
This plugin overcompresses the images. This may be fine for normal blogs but if you are a photographer or other visual professional, it will seem overly pixelated. And worst of all, once it is installed, it converts ALL of your photos, and there is no way to convert them back even after you uninstall the plugin.
I saw a small increase in site performance but after trying to upload an image it has broken my entire site with an Internal Server Error. I've tried several things but its still not working!??
Too often the plugin hangs, with no progress indicator. More often than not, I get an error message that it did not connect to the service. I find it less frustrating to mass upload the images directly to Yahoo and upload the results to my media folder.
I hope the WPMU team can salvage this project, in the meantime I will look for another solution, perhaps Cloudinary.
After last update, bulk smush.it stopped working and individual smush.it takes ages.
Alas this plugin doesn't work with the newer WordPress. But.. it was amazing for the earlier versions.
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