Support » Plugin: EWWW Image Optimizer » So far more problems than benefits

  • Not like its completely bad, but more like unfinished. Here are few problems i ran into while using it.

    – First problem was the fact that the images are NOT converted to webp at all, they are simply optimized using functions (read whatever.jpg/png?=bunchoffunctions) if you press download, youll download a jpg anyway, didnt i exported all the images i needed as a webp format from photoshop myself i wouldnt have any.

    – Another problem (a big one) is favicon generated by favicon generators and ofc featured images, actually any images as per description of the plug-in. The funny fact probably nobody thought about is a fact, that when you embed your post someplace like facebook, twitter, whatever, you need either real format of .jpg, .png OR REAL .webp to acompany the post. In this case you get when you link your post the link with content followed by postfeaturedimage.jpg?=bunchofnonsense , which obviously doesnt show up. Every post i placed on facebook or instagram was embeded with blank space instead of picture next to it

    – While using the local bulk optimization, that thing “optimized” everything in the galery, even favicon.ico, site logo and whole bunch of thumbnails generated by google for pictures embeding from google photos, so i ended up regenerating thumbnails of over 8k photos in 72 categories which are not even stored on my web, but rather google drive. Since this optimization, as mentioned before, does not include REAL conversion into webp, i ended up with favicon and sitelogo in the format of “sitelogo.png?strip=all&lossy=1&ssl=1” thats, well, usefull, isnt it?

    Now ill spend about a week fixing and puting my web back together so that 4/3 of the images are not missing. But i like the concept of the plugin, i realy do. It might be great for smaller pages, but definetly not YET for big info portals or news websites with huge amount of pictures like mine

    Edit: Oh and the CDN sync is terrible, it takes forever for the pictures to change when editing an existing post.

    • This topic was modified 1 month, 1 week ago by capsuleer.
    • This topic was modified 1 month, 1 week ago by capsuleer.
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  • Thread Starter capsuleer

    (@capsuleer)

    Here is one example of wrong post embed

    Facebook post WITH EWWW

    Facebook post without EWWW

    Plugin Author nosilver4u

    (@nosilver4u)

    This sounds more like you need help understanding and using our services, as everything you said is by design, except the Facebook issues. That I don’t quite understand, but perhaps they are loading the placeholder images from lazy load? At any rate, I couldn’t get your screenshots to load, but if you want help, you have our email address already.

    Thread Starter capsuleer

    (@capsuleer)

    Oh i thought nobody is reading these posts. So as i mentioned above iam restoring the web from old backup now, have to do it on local so the DNS is currently inactive, youll get probably Time Out errors and since those screenshots are on said web, they are N/A atm. But it should be done today.

    Plugin Author nosilver4u

    (@nosilver4u)

    Oh I read every review 🙂 Just took a look at the screenshots, and it does seem FB is displaying the lazy load placeholders, which we’ve seen before. If I remember right, the fix is to use a plugin like Yoast to insert social media “metadata” into your pages. For example, Yoast will put your featured image in an “og:image” tag to tell Facebook (and Twitter) to use that image, or you can set whatever image you like in the Yoast social settings at the bottom of any post/page.

    If you need further support, use our support email, or https://ewww.io/contact-us/

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