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Best Image Resizing or Optimization Service?

Introduction:

“Which is the Best Image Optimization Service?” This question came up more than a few times when I was researching to write the post on “7 Ways to Optimize Your Images for Websites“. In this post, I have used 20 different image compression and optimization services and compared their performance over a series of random tests. In other words, on this page you will find a blog post which compares 20 image compression services.

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7 Ways to Optimize Images for your website

Introduction:

Note: April 28, 2020: Apologies for the issue with images: the server which the images are served went offline. I am moving the images to a CDN, by midnight IST May 3rd, all images should be restored.

Have you ever wondered why you should compress (or reduce the size of) images on your site? After all, you want to display on your webpage the beautiful pictures you have taken in all their glory! But the downside of leaving images as “heavy” or uncompressed is that your site (or app) will load very slowly. I had written about how to use a CDN or content delivery network and a follow up post on the topic. You can consider the below post as a companion post because the theme is similar- how to load websites faster!

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How I created the Post on Content Delivery Networks

Introduction: Creating the post on CDN

In this post, I have described how I created the 3,500 4,400 word post about Content Delivery Networks. The tools, process I used, and the learnings from the experience are mentioned in this post. Specifically, using Otter.ai for speech to text, Ink App for copywriting, and using CDNs themselves for the post.

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How to Use CDN or Content Delivery Networks for Website

Introduction

The below post is about “How to use CDN or Content Delivery Networks for Website Speed and Performance”. This is a Work In Progress for the next few days- Mid-May 2020 at least. I wanted it to be a ‘live’ post, and that’s the reason for publishing.

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Testing CDNs for Media Serving

CDN or Content Delivery Network

Note: April 28, 2020: Apologies for the issue with some images: the server which the images are served went offline. I am moving the images to a CDN, by midnight GMT April 29th, all images should be restored.

Update April 14, 2020: I have written a more comprehensive post on CDNs here. This post therefore becomes secondary and redundant  and needed cleaning up anyways – because some of  the CDNs form the list below are not working at this time.

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