Page speed is extremely important.
You don’t want users waiting around for your content to load. Especially with the attention span people have these days.
It’s less than a Gold Fish, no joke…
The 1 simple way to increase your page speed is by reducing the image size.
To do this, you can use a tool like this, it will allow you to compress both JPEG and PNG images.
Simply insert your image and it will automatically reduce the image size and there will be very little loss to the image quality.
If you want to adjust it further, there’s a slider on the right and you can use that to adjust the image quality and size.
The more you reduce the image size, the more quality reduction that image will take.
Try and find the sweet spot between file size and quality.
It’s that simple.
You see, as time goes on, your site will slow down but reducing the image size with each post will help keep your blog in tip-top condition.
Sure, there are other factors that come with page speed like the hosting and site code but I believe the image files on posts make the biggest difference.
To be honest, I don’t think there’s any need to publish images over 1280×720 because most people are on mobile.
You go have higher resolution if you’d like but I don’t think that will make much difference to the user experience.
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