1. I think it’s better to do it without using a plugin. Have a search on this subreddit, this topic has been already discussed lots of times.

    The result is that your images will be a fraction of the original image sizes, and that will mean your website will be lighter and load faster. Of course, if you have unlimited data and a fast internet speed, you will not notice it much, but otherwise you would. Also google likes fast sites and that’s good for SEO.

  2. For the most part jpgs are pretty well packed, you won’t see the size difference you’ll see in pngs.


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