Help Your Site Load Quicker, Compress PNG Images For Free, Just Drag & Drop

Last Update: Jul 20, 2015

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I'm no techy, so I'm always looking to make things nice and easy. This is a great find, no affiliate link here and I have no connections with this website whatso ever.

There are a few factors to help your site load faster. One of them is to reduce the file size of your images. This site is free to use, they ask for a donation but that's entirely up to you.

The image below was was 68.5 KB I dragged and dropped it in to the website and it reduced it to 17.5 KB that's -75%. I can't tell the difference between the images.


The website is https://tinypng.com I will be using this everytime before loading an image to my site. All you have to do now your site loads quicker is making the customer stay longer!

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They compress .jpg's too.

Thanks Julian:)

One way to save on the image file size is to use jpg and not png. A jpg can be compressed a lot easier with less distortion than a png or a gif, which is why a jpg is the preferred file type for websites.

Thanks Robert, you're a wealth of information :)

Is this right? For computer generated images use PNG and for photos use JPEG

They have a plugin as well so you can do images already on your website. The free version has a limit of so many per month but it's several hundred (don't recall exact amount).

Thanks Angela, I didn't know that :)

You're welcome :)

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