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How to change WordPress image compression

By default WordPress compresses the uploaded JPEG images and JPG images to 85%. Before WordPress 4.5 uploaded JPEG images were compressed to 90%. The compression was further increased to improve site performance for mobile users. WordPress will not compress the original uploaded image, only the generated images like large, medium, thumbnail and custom sizes. If […]

How to add caption to images in WordPress

WordPress has a builtin functionality that allows you to easily add captions for images. Captions are a good way to display extra information about the image or show copyright information. After you upload an image, WordPress media uploader allows you to provide image title, description, and caption. You can also add captions to existing images […]

Difference between WordPress categories, taxonomies and tags

Categories, tags, taxonomies and terms are all related in WordPress. But whats the difference? WordPress taxonomies The default taxonomies in WordPress are: Categories: a hierarchical taxonomy that organizes content in the post Post Type. Tags: a non-hierarchical taxonomy that organizes content in the post Post Type. Post formats: a method for creating formats for your posts. Custom taxonomies: […]