How to edit extremely large photos for website use

We add a special plugin that resizes all uploaded images onto our customer’s websites, as incorrectly sized images is a common issue. Our resizing plugin scrunches down images to a web-friendly 1920 px wide, however this sometimes isn’t enough. If the original image is huge (eg 5MB or over) then you will need to resize it BEFORE you upload it to your website.

The best (and it’s free) online tool to do this is Pixlr X – here is the link:

Take a look at this video where we show you how to downsize an insanely huge image to a perfect web optimised image filesize: