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Do you compress your images before uploading them to your Hub?
I was just wondering whether actually compressing the images has any effect on the page load speed of our Hubs.
They are not too strict with size on Hub as some other sights. Also when you start a sub the main picture can be sized differently. Open your photo and on the far right side of the box you will see a width box. This will make the pic 25 or 50% if you prefer to make it smaller than the original. I do not notice any effect on the page load speed yet. So far so good. Hope this helps.
Hi Powerful Pierre, I know it's encouraged to place images into hubs and I always do, I tend to display my images at 50% size when inserting into a hub, was concerned that too many full size images might have an affect on page speed. Does Hubpages compress images when they are uploaded do you know? Is it something to be concerned about at all, I am just curious to know.
Thanks for your answer.
Compressing images, while maintaining acceptable visual clarity can have a very positive effect on the page load times of your hub pages.
Google ( and other search engines ) also seem to love web pages that load quickly.
If you would like to read about how to compress your images prior loading them into you web pages do take a quick look at a hub I've written:
http://hubpages.com/hub/Compressing-ima … ng-Smushit
Hope this is of use to you.
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