Smush

Compress and optimize images with lazy load, WebP conversion, and resize detection to boost performance and make your site load amazingly fast.

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Optimize your images turn on lazy load, resize, compress and improve your Google Page Speed with the incredibly powerful and 100% free WordPress image smusher, brought to you by the superteam at WPMU DEV! And whether you spell it ‘optimise’ or ‘optimize’, Smush will compress all your images without a visible drop in quality. Award Winning Image Optimizer Smush has been benchmarked and tested number one for speed and quality and is the award-winning, back-to-back proven crowd favorite image optimization plugin for WordPress. Lossless Compression – Strip unused data without affecting image quality Lazy Load – Defer offscreen images with the flip of a switch Bulk Smush – Optimize up to 50 images with one click Image Resizing – Set a max width and height and large images will scale down as they are being compressed Incorrect Size Image Detection – Quickly locate images that are slowing down your site Directory Smush – Optimize images even if they are not located in the media library Automated Optimization – Asynchronously auto-smush your attachments for super fast compression on upload Unlimited & Free – Optimize all of your images up to 5MB in size forever (no daily, monthly, or annual caps) Gutenberg Block Integration – View all Smush stats directly in image blocks Multisite Compatible – Both global and individual Multisite settings...

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  • Minimal impact on memory usage The memory usage of this plugin is more than the average memory usage of other plugins on WordPress.org + 200KB
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  • Minimal impact on pagespeed The impact of this plugin on PageSpeed is less than the average impact of other plugins on WordPress.org + 1000 milliseconds
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  • No PHP errors, warning, notices WP Hive automated test found no PHP error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • No Javascript issues WP Hive automated test found no JavaScrip error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • Latest PHP 7.4.8 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Latest WordPress 5.9.3 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Optimized database footprint The plugin creates less than 50 database tables
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  • No activation errors WP Hive automated test found no activation error while activating this plugin on our server
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  • No resource errors WP Hive automated test found no resource error/s while trying this plugin on our server
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  • Frequently updated The plugin was updated at least once in the last 90 days
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  • The test sites are hosted on Google Cloud VM instances, one site/plugin per instance. The machine type is n1-standard-1. The server is a 8 core CPU with 8GB of RAM.
  • The test sites are hosted on Apache/2 server and they are tested on PHP 7.4.8 & WordPress 5.9.3.
  • The database server is MySQL 8.0.21 and the default PHP memory limit is 256M.
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About Smush

Description

Optimize your images turn on lazy load, resize, compress and improve your Google Page Speed with the incredibly powerful and 100% free WordPress image smusher, brought to you by the superteam at WPMU DEV! And whether you spell it ‘optimise’ or ‘optimize’, Smush will compress all your images without a visible drop in quality. Award Winning Image Optimizer Smush has....

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Performance

Memory Usage

  • Download Iocn Average memory usage is 481.5 KB
  • Download Iocn This is more than 51% plugins

Page Speed

  • Download Iocn Average page loading time is increased by 0.03 s
  • Download Iocn This is faster than 99% plugins

Speed Test Benchmark Learn more how we collect the data

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

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Benchmark

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+ 0.03s
/(front page)
- 0.08s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
- 0s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.01s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.03s
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 0.04s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
- 0.06s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
- 0.07s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 0.06s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 0.18s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
- 0.03s
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 0.33s
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Memory Usage Memory Usage Benchmark Learn more how we collect the data

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  • After plugin activation

Pages

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Change

Average Change
+ 481.5KB
/ (front page)
+ 23.35KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 67.58KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 67.84KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 60.25KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 60.42KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 68.9KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 60.71KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
+ 58.64KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 62.3KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 61.74KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 70.34KB
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The plugin has added 1 additional options to your WordPress.

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Memory Usage

  • This plugin uses 481.5KB memory on average, which is more than a plugin should use.

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#13 in Most Downloaded of third week of January 2020

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Quality of Support
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Value for Money
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