How to Bulk Resize Large Images in WordPress


How to Bulk Resize Large Images in WordPress
Alyssa Osborne

Uploading large images to your site can slow down your site a large amount if you are not careful. We recommend you always optimize your images for the web but if you have multiple authors it can sometimes be difficult. In this video, we will show you how to bulk resize large images in WordPress.

How to Quickly and Efficiently Bulk Resize Large Images in WordPress
Hugh Hernandez

For example, let’s say you use larger images at the beginning of a post and medium-sized images in the actual content and smaller images for sidebar content. You would need to identify all of the images that need to be large and select them all for the resizing. Then you would repeat the process for the medium and small sized images. As I said, this will take time, but for larger websites, it is very important to carefully examine the images that are used on their website.

WordPress.org
Jasmin Woodall

This is a major under-the-hood release to change core workings of the plugin. The plugin still functions as normal, but the way in which it resizes images has now changed to use standard WordPress libraries. This means that should your server have better image processing libraries than the GD default (e.g. ImageMagick), then the resizing method should make use of them. This should improve the output of your resized images!

How to Resize WordPress Images Automatically
Lue Conway

I am new to designing my website. I have 3 photos I wish to place on my home page. I used Imsanity and resized all the photos that I had uploaded to my media section. I placed them on the home page, but they are still different heights. Do I need to take them back into Photoshop and make them the same height before I upload them again?

How to Bulk Resize Large Images in WordPress
Darla Barton

Uploading large images to your site can slow down your site a large amount if you are not careful. We recommend you always optimize your images for the web but if you have multiple authors it can sometimes be difficult. In this video, we will show you how to bulk resize large images in WordPress.
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Summary of this Tutorial:
Start by installing and activating the Imsanity plugin.
Go to Settings, Imsanity to configure the plugin.
You can configure the max image width, default is 1024×1024 but you can change it.
Save your changes and you will see a search image button.
Once you click on it you can find the files larger than the new max size.
If it finds any you can click resize checked images and the plugin will resize all images to the new settings.
Related Links:
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