August 4, 2014
Whether you’re setting up a portfolio page, a site for Realtors, or for a professional blogger, images are important. But how do you use images that look great and don’t slow down visitors to your site? What are some important considerations you need to have in mind? This talk covers things like how WordPress handles images and what you need to know about that (thumbnails, regeneration); how to compress your images; how and when to use progressive jpegs, for instance, or pngs; and what you can do to help images on your site load faster (Photon, CDNs, static asset caching, parallel downloading, etc).