This tutorial assumes that you are already logged in to the WordPress admin panel as the admin user.

Now Let’s learn how to install and set up Wp Smush plugin in WordPress.

WpSmush allows you to easily optimize the website images to improve your website performance.

In Search Plugins window , search for Smush.

We have searched the plugin here.

Great, You have successfully installed the WPSmush plugin.

The WpSmush plugin is activated now.

You are now on WpSmush settings page.

Automatically smush my images on upload – This option would automatically optimize your uploaded image and images that are created by WordPress. Keep it enabled.

Smush will detect the uploaded images and will optimize it.

Preserve image EXIF data – If you need information about your image such as time and location then you can enable this option.

Resize original images If you want to save disk space and do not want to store huge images on your server then you can enable this option.

Now, Click on Install Now button.

Point the mouse cursor on Plugins and then click on Add New menu.

Click on Activate button in order to activate the plugin

Finally, click on Update Settings button.

That’s it, you have successfully activated and configured the WpSmush plugin.

This is the end of this tutorial, you now know how to install and set up WpSmush plugin in WordPress.