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Image optimization for website performance (video guide)

Learn how to make your website blazingly fast
by properly sizing & compressing your images.

I want this!

Is your website's speed dragging you down in Google rankings? Are visitors having a bad user-experience on your site?

It might all come down to how you size and compress images.

And with half of your visitors likely using a mobile device, delivering optimal image file formats & sizes is critical. Otherwise, your hard-earned traffic decreases, and your Google rankings eventually drop too.

In this video guide, I'll teach you everything you need to know about image optimization for improving page load times: how to size your images, how to export and compress them, what tools to use and how to configure performance plugins, how to test your site's speed and understand the performance reports, and much more!

Here's what you'll learn:

Why image optimization is important

By simulating a visit from an average mobile device, you'll clearly see the bad browsing experience on a poorly optimized website with large images.

How to apply all the changes to a live website

We'll start by using a sample photography website I prepared (doing a lot of things wrong, intentionally), and walking you step-by-step through the tactics of making it fast again!

Preparing images at the right pixel dimensions

This is the most critical step of the optimization process, as image dimensions influence all other aspects. I'll show you how to figure out the right sizes using your browser's developer tools.

Understanding performance test reports

I'll decipher all image-related opportunities from Google PageSpeed Insights and GTmetrix reports so you can fully understand what they're telling you.

How to configure & use image optimization tools

I'll manually walk you through the settings pages of two popular image optimization plugins, and tell you how to leverage them to do most of the heavy lifting.

Plus other tips

Besides optimizing images, I'll walk you through how a strong performance plugin can be configured to significantly reduce page load times, along with other pro tips.

The video guide includes:

1h 38min of video
available anytime, on-demand

Special discounts
for consulting calls & website reviews

Full lifetime access
across all your devices

Your instructor

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Alex Vita

ForegroundWeb is a cozy web design studio and educational website run by me, Alex Vita, on a mission to improve photography websites out there.

I help photographers grow their photography business with a stellar web presence, in 2 ways:

I either build websites for them (with over ten years of experience, having worked on 200+ websites for photographers from 25 countries) or I teach photographers how to improve things themselves through a ton of educational content (articles, newsletter, resources), website reviews, SEO reviews, and consulting & strategy calls.

Frequently asked questions

When does the video guide start and finish?

It's a completely self-paced set of 9 video files that you can stream or download - you decide when you start and when you finish.

Can I access all the video lessons at once?

Yes! You can quickly jump to any lesson you're interested in.

What if I am unhappy with the guide? Offer any refunds or guarantees?

I would never want you to be unhappy! If you finish the video guide, implement the recommended tasks, and feel that your site's performance hasn't improved, contact me within 30 days of purchase for a full refund. Constructive feedback welcome.

How long do I have access to the video guide?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to these video files for as long as you like - across any & all your devices.