Plugin Reviews

WP Smush

Reduce image file sizes, improve performance and boost your SEO using the free WPMU DEV WordPress Smush API.


139 reviews
Average Rating
3.5 out of 5 stars
Its awsome Plugin
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Thanks to developer

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Cumple lo que promete, y si no tenés un sitio que opera masivamente con imágenes, la versión gratuita alcanza y sobra. Probado con Google Developers PageSpeed Insights.

By , for WP 4.2.2

Using this actually INCREASED my page load times. When I removed it and uninstalled it I will still stuck with higher page load times, I should have never even installed it. I asked a tech a WPMUDEV who said that he uses it constantly and it doesn't effect his page load times either way., so why use it? I dont get this plugin and Im a little aggravated that I lost a fair amount of my page load speed by having it on my site in the first place.

Stay Away

It will eat most of your CPU and RAM!

I used it for far to long and I never figured out why my CPU and RAM was so high and for so long!

As soon as I disabled it to replace it for another plugin my CPU and RAM dropped down significantly! Almost 50%!

Stay away from this plugin!

There are much better plugins out there!

saved me a lot of bandwith
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I know some are having problems with this plugin but I'm not. It works out of the box and saves me bandwith. Thanks!

Works well
By , for WP 4.2.2

Update: This plugin works as expected and the developers were responsive in correcting the issue reported below.

Original review: I'm not sure how well this plugin was doing its job as smushing images, but it did cause problems with my post editor. This plugin prevented access to the text editor for any published post. I could use the visual editor, but clicking on the text editor tab would not switch to the HTML view.

Crashed my site
By , for WP 4.2.2

I made a bulk compression of old files, when the plugin crashed my server! I needed the backup from my provider to get the site up again.

Besides Smushit I use these plugins: Duplicate Post, Redirection, W3 Total Cache, WordPress SEO Yoast.

AThere is another problem with the plugin:
I have an image with 207 kb. When I smush the image it says "Smushed by 167 kb (8%)". Obviously this is total nonsense.

And the price policy is the third point to say "Don't use it!"

Doesnt work
By , for WP 4.2.1

used to work in good old days , just gotten Ugly and spammish now

By , for WP 4.1.1

nice plugin

Great plugin
By , for WP 4.1.1

I used to have WPSmush.it but it reached end of life. Now WP Smush is working even better! It is a must have in order to make your WP site faster.

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