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WP Smush.it

Reduce image file sizes and improve performance using the Smush.it API within WordPress.

17 reviews
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1 star
Doesn't work
By , for WP 3.9.1

Not useful for wp sites with bulk images.

1 star
Does not work with MU and WordPress MU Domain Mapping
By , for WP 3.9.1

Produces errors like these:

Processing comp_musikarche-logo-2…
— [original] 1133 x 641: ERROR: http://staging.netzverwaltung.veryExample.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/01/comp_musikarche-logo1.jpg must be within the website home URL (http://www.veryExample.org)
— [thumbnail] 150 x 150: ERROR: http://staging.netzverwaltung.veryExample.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/01/comp_musikarche-logo1-150x150.jpg must be within the website home URL (http://www.veryExample.org)
— [medium] 300 x 169: ERROR: http://staging.netzverwaltung.veryExample.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/01/comp_musikarche-logo1-300x169.jpg must be within the website home URL (http://www.veryExample.org)
— [large] 1024 x 579: ERROR: http://staging.netzverwaltung.veryExample.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/01/comp_musikarche-logo1-1024x579.jpg must be within the website home URL (http://www.veryExample.org)
— [preview64x64] 64 x 64: ERROR: http://staging.netzverwaltung.veryExample.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/01/comp_musikarche-logo1-64x64.jpg must be within the website home URL (http://www.veryExample.org)
1 star
Over-dithers
By ,

Basically ruins some photos with inconsistent over-dithering. Uninstalled and and things went back to looking good.

1 star
Waste of time.
By ,

Cannot Bulk Smush.it, even 3 images it too much to ask

1 star
Broke the gallery
By ,

It worked great for about 2 months. Then I could no longer upload images to gallery. It would take about 5 minutes per image. Deactivating this plugin solved the issue instantly.

1 star
http error after WP update
By , for WP 3.9

Used to be a delay when uploading images, this I could live with but now I just get http error. Dissabled the plugin and instant problem solved. Across three WP websites on different servers. Dissapointed :(
Hopefully dev will tweak it.

1 star
Wrecked my site
By , for WP 3.8.2

Totally destroyed my site after a bulk smush- this is going to cost me dearly to get a pro to fix!

So very very unhappy - steer well clear!!!!

1 star
Slowed down page request times
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Page request times became so slow we had to deactivate

1 star
Keep clear Malware warning in admin area!!
By , for WP 3.8

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!!

1 star
Can't get it to work on any site
By , for WP 3.7.1

All I get is "bad response from smush.it" for every graphic on every site. Tried at least fifteen sites.

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