This plugin does not work on standard servers, due to the fact that most hosting servers (shared) lack the exec() funtion as it increases the server load significantly.
Good plugin. But for me it always remains a great mystery - when optipng and gifsicle itself is included or not.
Lorsque wp smush.it a eu quelques déboires, je lui ai cherché un remplaçant. Après quelques modifications intempestives d'urls de médias (MAJ de WP ou EWWW Image Optimizer ??), je n'ai plus de mésaventure.
J'ai optimisé biblio et autres : tout c'est bien passé sur tous les sites. Maintenant, je le laisse vivre sa vie et il semble bien se débrouiller
Love this plugin and many thanks that its free.
However, caused me loss of lots of time - days, as it almost crashed my VPS every time i tried uploading more than 10-15 images in one batch! First silly me tried all our 900 images (each under 1MB), but what with a responsive eCom theme and site - 8 additional version sizes per each image uploaded- wow.
I purchased 2GB RAM extra for my VPS, alas no remedy till I figured it was this plugin destroying my work days and ability to load any page in WP backend under 4 minutes - or at all.
The author should warn in FAQ or somewhere to disable it prior to such a mass upload.
Once disabled plugin was no issue to que 900 images for upload and re-sizing. 3 h and was done and didn't slow me working on other stuff.
At night I activated this plugin and let it run. had to make sure a few times page was not sleepy but by morning it was optimized.
greatly reduced size.
but it requires phpexec() which isn't included in some free shared hosting.
The page speed of my website clocked to 79, thanks to this plugin. However, for desktop it rose by few points only; here some improvements can surely be done. Also, the plugin optimized all of the images from the gallery for me. Really thankful to the developers.
I am changing my review because they were trying to be helpful. I still had to change the bulk of my images, but I gave it another shot and only did the basic setup. I have not seen a huge difference, but I have seen a difference.
Not a bad plugin but is not perfect
Excellent plugin. Does exactly as it says and does it well.
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