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About the Software
How Does the Plugin Work?
How Does the Plugin Work? WP Compress was built to make all of your images and assets load lightning-fast across the entire globe, as images are the #1 cause for slow loading websites, which leads to users stuck waiting. Lightning-fast images can lead to increased website performance, lower bounce rates, better Search Engine rankings and more conversions! WP Compress has two optimizati
What Are Adaptive Images?
What Are Adaptive Images? When optimizing and serving your images, we’ll also resize it properly for the browser and screen used by each and every visitor for extra speed and savings! In the Live Compression Mode adaptive images can automatically serve the properly sized and transformed image to the visitors device. This helps improve speed and image quality, depending on the user's device. For example, if you're viewing on a 27in 5K iMac in chrome, a retina (2x) webp image would be ser
Understanding PRO Settings
Setting Up PRO Settings PRO settings can be found inside the plugin in the top right corner of the settings panel or within the Management Portal. Serve CSS via CDN ``Allows your website to minify and serve CSS files via the CDN - be sure not to duplicate CSS settings with other solutions, however all toggles are temporary and can be toggled of
What Happens if I Run Out of Credits?
What Happens if I Run Out of Credits? In Live Mode your images will revert to the previous state, typically the slower, heavy images that you previously had on your website. Once additional credits have been allocated (from the portal or new purchase) you may resume lightning-fast live optimization and continue serving through our hybrid global CDN. In Local Mode your images will stay in their current state, and no further optimization can be run until you either add additional credi
What Happens if I Deactivate the Plugin?
But say you were to deactivate, if you were using live mode, your site will resume serving the significantly slower, unoptimized images. Your images will remain in the previous state before WP Compress was added. If you've locally compressed images, the smaller optimized images are saved on your server and if you were to deactivate the plugi
Do I need a WordPress Website?
Do I need a WordPress Website? While WP Compress was built to run on WordPress, we've expanded a live image optimization solution that works on ANY website!
What are Overflow Credits?
What are Overflow Credits? Overflow credits (or one-time credit packs) allow you to optimize outside of your existing monthly quota on a site by site basis! In the example above, we've set a 100,000 credit monthly quota for this website; however, with a 1,000,000 overflow alloca
Understanding the URL Structure (API URLs)
Understanding the URL Structure (API URLs) The initial part of the URL is your zone, it can either be yoursite123abc.zapwp.com or you can use a custom CNAME to make it something like cdn.yoursite.com q: is quality, the value can be l for lossless, i for intelligent and u for ultra compression mode r: is for retina, 1 is ON and 0 is OFF | retina on will 2x the pixel density of the image wp: is for webp conversion, 1 is ON and 0 is OFF w: is for width, this is a value i
What's New for Black Friday?
What's New for Black Friday? With Sumo-lings’ incredible support and feedback since the initial launch, we’ve re-invested in the software, doubled the size of the team, significantly upgraded our infrastructure and added loads of performance improvements across the platform! Some of the major upgrades in the past few months include: Totally Re-vamped Local Optimization Mode Powerful New Multisite Linking / Management Area Loads of Compatibility and Performance Upgrades Doubling
Excluding an Image, Asset or Script From CDN or Lazy Loading
Excluding an Image, Asset or Script 1) Go to PRO SETTINGS, then Click EXCLUDE LIST 2) Enter the asset, image or script you'd like to exclude Examples: .svg would exclude all assets with that extension imagename would exclude any file with that