MegaOptim Image Optimizer

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With MegaOptim you can compress your WordPress images and boost your website load speed and SEO rankings.

Author:MegaOptim (profile at
WordPress version required:3.6
WordPress version tested:6.5
Plugin version:1.4.23
Added to WordPress repository:05-10-2018
Last updated:02-04-2024
Rating, %:100
Rated by:34
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Total downloads:10 417
Active installs:200+
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MegaOptim is image optimization plugin and that is easy to use, stable and actively maintained by dedicated team of experts. ????

The plugin uses minimal resources on your server and all the heavy lifting is done by our API service on our servers. No binaries will be ever installed on your server that will slow down your site.

We strive to make the plugin as lightweight as possible and will never bloat your dashboard with ads, notifications, upsells or run background services that will cause high CPU usage constantly. The plugin only runs when it’s really necessary.

What is image optimization and why it is important?

Image Optimization is delivering the high-quality images in the right format, dimension, size, and resolution while keeping the smallest possible size.

What features do MegaOptim offer?

  • Bulk optimization for the Media Library, NextGen, MediaPress, etc
  • Bulk optimization of Folders by your choice in your server
  • WP CLI Support for optimization and restore (bulk or single)
  • Uses progressive JPEG format for faster rendering
  • Supports WebP. Creates and serves WebP when possible
  • Supports Sub-accounts support with detailed statistics
  • Supports Backups/Restore + option to configure what to back up
  • Option to select which thumbnails to optimize
  • Option to enable/disable conversion from CMYK to RGB
  • Option to preserve/remove the EXIF/IPTC metadata
  • Option to auto-resize images to given dimensions upon optimization/upload
  • Compatible with WP Retina 2x
  • Compatible with WP Offload Media / Amazon S3
  • Compatible with CloudFlare. Purges image cache upon optimization
  • Compatible with WP 5.3+ BIG Image Threshold feature
  • Compatible with Windows/UNIX hosting environments
  • Compatible with WP Engine, SiteGround and other providers
  • Compatible with localhost and password-protected sites
  • No credits charged if %5 or less is saved per image
  • Multisite Support

How much does MegaOptim cost?

The service comes with 500 FREE images/tokens per month for everyone. We also have unlimited plan at only $7.50. Check our pricing here.

Have a question? Contact us!

We have dedicated support team ready to help you 24/7.

Developer Hooks / CLI

Click here to read more about our WP CLI integration and the actions and filters that are available.