Best image compression plugins for WordPress

This is a list of the best image compression plugins for WordPress, and the ones I personally recommend.

Image compression plugins

  1. Imagify
  2. Optimus Image Optimizer
  3. EWWW Image Optimizer
  4. Squoosh

1. Imagify

Imagify is created by the team over at WP Rocket. If you are looking for a plugin that does good lossy compression, this a great one! It is a premium plugin, but works super fast and has three compression levels. You won’t be disappointed.

Download Imagify

I currently utilize Imagify on all of my sites, with the aggressive image compression optimization level. A lot of the featured images here on woorkup are SVGs, saved to PNGs, and then optimized with Imagify. Many are under 10 KB!

Imagify aggressive image compression
Imagify aggressive image compression

2. Optimus Image Optimizer

Optimus Image Optimizer is another awesome image compression plugin for WordPress. It offers lossless image compression and conversion to Google’s WebP format. The premium version of the plugin allows you an unlimited number of compressions.

Download Optimus Image Optimizer

3. EWWW Image Optimizer

EWWW Image Optimizer is my third favorite image compression plugin for WordPress. It has both lossless and lossy compression options.

Download EWWW Image Optimizer

4. Squoosh

Squoosh is a free online image compression tool from the team at Google. WordPress plugins don’t always compress really large images the best, so this is a great additional tool to use.

Visit Squoosh

Any other good image compression plugins for WordPress that we missed? Feel free to mention them below.

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Brian Jackson

Co-founder at forgemedia. Blogger and entrepreneur obsessed with SEO, marketing, and web performance. Connect on Twitter @brianleejackson.

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