Don’t sucker for appalling 10-percent image compression from Smush plugin.

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We hated it when Yahoo sold Smush to these marketing guys: WPMU DEV (Owned by Incsub of Australia).

They added a new feature that is old as the hills: lazy load. A feeble attempt to differentiate the image compression plugin.

The best Lazy Load plugin has no weight and no cost:

Lazy Load by WP Rocket

That’s right. Same lazy load feature as the WP Rocket paid plugin – for free.

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Read about how to get the other Smush features here for less.


Steve Teare
performance engineer
April 2021


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