Images make up a critical part of all websites and mobile applications these days. They are the centerpieces of a great product and user experience. Managing your images and delivering the perfect image, tailored and optimized for your user’s device, is, therefore, more critical than it has ever been. However, image optimization is not easy, and it takes up a lot of development and maintenance time that could have otherwise been used in building your core product. This is where ImageKit can excel.
ImageKit is ready to use cloud-based CDN, image server, manipulation engine and storage for a website and mobile app developers. You can get started with ImageKit in a few minutes and get up to 50% improvement in image load time as soon as you switch to ImageKit.
ImageKit helps deliver highly optimized images on your websites and mobile apps without worrying about setting up or maintaining your image delivery and transformation infrastructure. You can plug your existing image storages or servers to your ImageKit account or upload new images directly to your ImageKit Media Library. All images, original or transformed, new or old, are delivered from our high-performance servers and distributed using a global CDN network.
Importance of Optimizing Images on Website
The importance of images in connecting users to your products has been proven. If your website takes more than 3 seconds to load, users are more likely to abandon it which will drastically increase your bounce rate and eventually, it will affect your conversions.
Image optimization helps in improving page load speed, boosts websites’ SEO ranking, and improves the user experience.