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Prosper Otemuyiwa

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Prosper Otemuyiwa is a Food Ninja, Open Source Advocate & Self-acclaimed Developer Evangelist.

Image Optimization for WordPress

WordPress is the number one content management system (CMS) in use today, running approximately 27 percent of the entire internet. Several high-traffic websites run on WordPress, and many utilize media, such as images and videos, to attract users and meet their needs.

 

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Python Image Optimization and Manipulation

Approximately 62 percent of today’s internet traffic is made up of images. Media-rich websites must ensure that all images are optimized to speed up the site. A faster site will make your visitors happy; and when they are happy you will likely see increased conversion rates.

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PHP Image Compression, Resize & Optimization

Image optimization involves delivering images with the smallest possible file size while maintaining visual quality. Optimizing images means saving bytes and improving performance for your website. The fewer bytes per image, the faster the browser can download and render the content on your users’ screens.

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HTML5 Video Player Comparison

Before HTML5, videos could only be played in a browser with plugins like Flash. HTML 5 changed the game, making video and audio first-class citizens on the web by enabling the manipulation of multimedia content using the <audio> and video tags.

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AJAX File Upload - The Easy Way

TLDR Web applications have improved greatly. Gone are the days where you click a button and wait for an endless reload of your browser to get the desired results. Modern applications take advantage of AJAX (Asynchronous Javascript and XML) to cut in half the time taken from a click-to-action to response-from-server to give users a seamless experience navigating their platforms.

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PHP File Upload - The Easy Way

There are lots of images and videos all over the internet. A lot of applications these days demand that the user is able to manipulate and upload files to the server. Thankfully, PHP provides the functions to handle file uploads. There are two main ways to handle file uploads with PHP: The barebones way, which includes building an HTML form that allows users to submit files, and then creating a PHP upload script to handle the files; and using Cloudinary’s solution.

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