Black Friday Sale at EWWW Image Optimizer

EWWW Image Optimizer logo with Thanksgiving Turkey and Fall Leaves being blown behind the speedy logo

Silicon Dales are big fans of EWWW Image Optimizer and use it frequently for clients. It’s also referenced in our guides for handling images and speeding up a WordPress website. EWWW are running two offers this Thanksgiving: Premium Compression API The Premium Compression API from EWWW Image Optimizer is a service which can be used …

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Using Amazon S3 Bucket to offload site images

Offloading the entire uploads directory into an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket helps to speed up a site and can also be essential if you have an especially large uploads folder which is preventing other processes from completing – for example: spinning up a staging environment. Benefits Saves money on hosting all the …

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Black Friday Offer: More than double the credits at ShortPixel

We like ShortPixel here at Silicon Dales. In our WordPress speedup guides, we reference ShortPixel as a good option for crunching all your WordPress images. It’s always good when your favourite stuff is on offer during the Black Friday sales, so here’s a fab offer from the team at ShortPixel: “For each purchased package, the …

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Twitter Header Photo Size

This is a new addition, as our old post on Twitter header image dimensions has since gone out of date! The new (current, correct as of summer 2014) Twitter header imzge size you should be using for the new look Twitter profile pages is as follows: 1500px x 500px If you create your image that …

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