Compressing images

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Hi, I've been reading about uploading images to Shopify.

 

According to this article Shopify compresses images before they are displayed on a site.  So is there a need to run images throught an optimization tool like tinypng prior to uploading them to Shopify?

 

As there doesn't appear to be a storage limit then it seems an extra step that isn't really needed.

 

What do other developers do?

 

Anne

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There is nothing to worry about, just upload your original images. Shopify is going to optimize them on their end anyways and deliver the images in webp format - https://changelog.shopify.com/posts/online-stores-automatically-serve-webp-images

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