The first thing you need to do is to install TinyPNG plugin. If you don’t know how to install plugins in WordPress then you can read out our blog post How to Install WordPress Plugin. With free plan of this plugin you can optimize 500 images per month. Once you have installed and activated the plugin then you are ready to follow the steps below.

Register Account

  1. Go to Settings > TinyPNG - JPEG, PNG & WebP image compression.
  2. Provide your Name and Email then click on Register Account.
  3. Check your email for confirmation and click on the link Activate your account.
  4. Now reload or visit the page Settings > TinyPNG - JPEG, PNG & WebP image compression it will show that Your account is connected.

Optimize Images on Upload

  • Your images will be automatically optimized by TinyPNG on upload.
  • You can also change this behavior from Settings > TinyPNG - JPEG, PNG & WebP image compression to Do not compress new images automatically and you’ll have to manually select the images you want to compress in the media library.

Bulk Optimization

  • If you want to optimize already uploaded images then navigate to Media > Bulk Optimization and click on Start Bulk Optimization.

Muhammad Zohaib

Hello, I am a Web Developer who loves building, editing and extending WordPress themes and plugins ;-)

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