Support » Plugin: Smush Image Compression and Optimization » Images load slower after smashing

  • Resolved espider


    Hi there,

    I smushed all images but the image loading time became much longer than before. I use CloudFlare Plus a dynamic caching plugin from SiteGround.

    I was wondering if someone could have a look please.


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  • Plugin Support Adam – WPMU DEV Support


    Hey @espider,

    Hope you’re well.

    I can’t understand without seeing before and after results. But the first time I am seeing a report something like this. Maybe SiteGround or CloudFlare causing this while caching new content after purging. Is problem still continue?

    Also, did you try plugin conflict test? When you deactivate all other plugins except Smush is a problem still continue?


    This is the same for me – ever since the latest update. I use Smush Pro though – disabling it drastically improves my site speed.

    I contacted CloudFlare and SiteGround support and they told me to use “EWWW Image Optimizer” plugin which I did. That solved the problem immediately and the website loads very fast now. Thanks for your time.

    Plugin Author Umesh Kumar


    Hey @espider, It’s sad to see you go, I’d love to help you if you allow me to check your website, you can contact us via:, Select I’ve a different question from dropdown, add “Attn. Umesh Kumar” in subject, in message section add link to this thread and send it over.

    Hey @dribgib,

    Can you follow the similar process mentioned above, so that I can help you further to check what is the real issue in here.

    If Smush is adding to page load time, we really need to fix that.

    Thanks, Umesh

    Plugin Support Dimitris – WPMU DEV Support


    It’s been a while since we’ve heard back from you, so I’m marking this topic as resolved. Feel free to reply back here, if more assistance is required and we can re-open it and continue troubleshooting. 🙂

    Warm regards,

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