Optimus

Find answers, guides, and tutorials to optimize your images.

How to Re-Optimize Images with Optimus

Optimizing images with Optimus is an easy process. You can choose to either have your images optimize automatically upon upload or you can optimize them automatically. However, what if you need to re-optimize an image? Let's say you're using the free…

WordPress Image Optimizer

WordPress might not be the fastest platform you could use for your website out of the box, but with a little optimization that can easily be remedied. There is a reason that over 26% of all websites on the internet choose WordPress, and that is…

WebP Converter - Online File Conversion

Google's WebP image format, particularly lossless WebP, can a be a great solution when it comes to dramatically decreasing the size of your images, while still retaining the quality. We saw an 85% decrease in image size when converting from JPG to…

Using Optimus with NextGEN Gallery Plugin

There are a couple things to be aware of when using the popular NextGEN Gallery WordPress plugin along with our Optimus Image Optimizer plugin. Is it supported? Yes, you can compress your gallery images, you just need to ensure you are following the…

Optimus Settings

There are various settings in Optimus that aim to help accommodate your image optimization needs and provide the best quality of image optimization. This article focusses on the Optimus settings available directly within the WordPress plugin…

Joomla Image Compression

There is now a free Joomla extension which utilizes Optimus for lossless image compression. Check out the EIR - Easy Image Resizer, created by Viktor Vogel, a Joomla! specialist at 1&1 Internet. This extension allows you to automatically resize…

PNG Optimizer

What is a PNG? PNG stands for Portable Network Graphics and is the most used lossless image compression format on the Internet. Due to the legal restrictions surrounding GIFs, PNGs were created to allow for a patent-free image format that includes…

Error Codes

Why am I receiving a "Not Found" error? A Not Found error occurs when Optimus cannot find the image in your server's filesystem. A few common causes of this include: If an image and ALL of its variations are removed from the filesystem…

Image Bulk Optimization

The Optimus WordPress plugin now allows you to bulk optimize your images. Either via the media library, where you can define which images to optimize or, via Tools -> Optimize all images, where you can optimize all images at once. This feature is…

Optimizing the Optimus Website for Performance

Product websites in the form of one page website are currently highly popular: thanks to the scrolling architecture, the consumer can access the information he is looking for faster, and there are no annoying jumps between the different subpages…

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