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WPMRR WordPress Podcast

Dec 14, 2021

In today’s episode, we get to listen again to Joe and Shane’s chat about image optimization. They cover the technical side of image optimization, how the app is designed to compress images across multiple platforms and websites, and the projects currently in development.   

Shane Bishop is a WordPress plugin developer and website performance nut. He's the lead and only developer of the EWWW Image Optimizer, a plugin that was launched on back in 2012.  

Episode Resources:

What to Listen For:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:41 Welcome to the pod, Shane!
  • 03:17 Getting close to million active installations
  • 08:25 How image optimization works
  • 12:49 Pricing structure that favors users
  • 15:49 API offloading the compression
  • 21:28 Products are designed to work across multiple sites
  • 22:12 Rebranding of the exact DN system
  • 26:59 Going back through all previous photos and images 
  • 29:05 Future plans for the company
  • 32:13 Find Shane online