Best lazy load plugin to speed up WordPress site
Do you want to set lazy load images in WordPress site? If you use the lazy load plugin, your image will load only when a user scrolls down your page. You have seen these lazy load images on many websites. It also speed up website load time.
In this article, we will tell you how to setup lazy loading image in WordPress blog.
Why does Lazy Load Images Used in WordPress?
Any visitor or reader does not like slow websites. And if the visitor comes to your site but your website loading speed slow then he will exit from your website immediately which increases your site’s Bounce rate.
Compared to anything, the image takes a lot of time to load on the website. And if you add many images to your article, it increases your page load time.
In this situation, lazy load plugin helps to improve your site performance and web page loading speed.
How does lazy load images work?
Lazy loading only loads images that will appear on the user’s screen. In simple words, when a user scrolls your website page, your website loads images.
Configuration Lazy Load Images in WordPress Website
After activation of Lazy load plugin, you need to go to Settings >> BJ Lazy Load page to configure lazy load images. As you can see in the screenshot.
You can apply lazy images to content, text widgets, post thumbnails, gravatars, images, and iframes.
In this plugin, there is also an option to show low resolution version image in your site. To use this feature, you have to regenerate image sizes.
Do not forget to click on ‘Save changes‘ button to store your settings. Now you can visit your website to see the lazy loading effect.
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