Say goodbye to slow-loading images and hello to lightning-fast speed and stellar user experience with the ultimate guide to image optimization for WordPress! Get ready as we dive into the world of image optimization, exploring the ins and outs of powerful techniques and cutting-edge tools to help you take your website to the next level. From raster vs. vector images and lossless vs. lossy compression to JPEG, PNG, GIF, and WebP file formats, you'll uncover the secrets to optimizing every aspect of your images. Master the art of resizing and compression, and discuss tools like Photoshop, Canva, and the best image optimization plugins. Elevate your SEO with tips for proper file naming and using alt text and image sitemaps. And for the advanced optimizers, discover the world of CSS sprites and lazy loading, and unlock the power of a CDN.