How to Optimize Images for websites
• Most website visitors wait about 3-5 seconds for a full loaded website.
• Amazon found that if their pages slow down for 1 second, they lose $1.6 billion in sales a year
• Google uses page load time as one of the main factors in their ranking algorithm.
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:
Simply use free image editor to resize your image like Lunapic and image compression tool like ImageCompressor to speed up your page load times and reduce bandwidth use. And do not forget to optimize product photos for mobile users. You will not want to see 30% of all potential customers leaves because of your non-responsive website.
- Name your images descriptively and in plain language.
- Optimize your alt attributes carefully.
- Choose your image dimensions and product angles wisely.
- Reduce the file size of your images.
- Choose the right file type.
- Optimize your thumbnails.
- Use image sitemaps.
- Beware of decorative images.
- Use caution when using content delivery networks (CDNs).
- Test your images.
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