How to Easily Optimize your Images and Accelerate your Website | Michel Gerard | Skillshare

How to Easily Optimize your Images and Accelerate your Website

Michel Gerard, Entrepreneur, Author, Teacher & Internet Marketer

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10 Lessons (42m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. What are the benefits of optimizing images for a website?

    • 3. What online image optimizer I use?

    • 4. Step 1: Downloading images from a regular Website

    • 5. Step 2: Optimizing images for a regular Website

    • 6. Step 3: Uploading optimized images to a regular Website

    • 7. Optimizing images on the fly on a WordPress blog using a plugin

    • 8. Optimizing images in the Media library of a WordPress blog using the same plugin

    • 9. Simple class project

    • 10. Congratulations


About This Class

Learn how you can easily save bandwidth and storage space on your server in optimizing images. Not only you will save resources on your server, but this will also dramatically improve your website’s load times.

See how I have optimized 37.92 GB of 52,620 images for a single photo gallery website saving 21.62 GB and 57% total file size, consequently avoiding an inevitable hosting plan upgrade of $30 per month.

I will show you how to optimize images on a regular website and a WordPress website using an online image optimization service.

Applying what you learn in the class you can:

  • save disk space and bandwidth to save money on your web hosting plan.
  • have your website load faster, which will improve ranking in search engines.
  • give a better user experience, especially for mobile users who will appreciate light-weight images and save bandwidth on their Internet plan when visiting your site.

The project will be to explain in a few lines what you have learned in the class and tell use how many MB you have saved.

The class will be useful for people who have a website with lots of images to optimize such as a photo gallery or a WordPress blog, and who want to save on hosting and speed-up their website.





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Michel Gerard

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