Smush is a free WordPress plugin. It is a useful speed plugin. This plugin is one of the best speed improving plugins. It helps to optimize images.
Smush is provided by WPMU DEV for WordPress. This plugin loads, optimize and compress images. It automatically resizes the size of the image and increases page sped also. Image optimization is very easy when using the Smush plugin. Smush has been benchmarked and tested the best for speed and quality. This plugin is very easy to use and implement. It is suitable for both developers and non-developers as well. The smaller the size of image the fast image loads. This plugin automatically detects all the images in the media library and starts to compress. It also detects the image which is of max size. It can compress up to 50 images in one click.
The image above is the screenshot of the plugin. It’s GUI makes easier while using it. This plugin compresses all type of image such as png, jpg, gif files into 5mb size. The best part of smush is it compresses images without affecting image quality. There are free and premium versions available. Premium has a lot many features than free version. This plugin has 1 million plus active users. It requires WordPress version 5.2 or higher. This plugin is frequently activated. And it is the most rated plugin in WordPress. It is easy to install. You can download directly from WordPress and upload to your website. Or you can install and activate from the plugin option on your website.