New Year, New Look

So, first of all, Happy New Year! I took a fairly long break from blogging in 2019 ... it was a hellacious year for me personally and professionally. Lets just leave it at that. I was quite bored with the old theme, the layout, the hassle of keeping it functional, and it completely turned me off to doing anything related…

Image Optimization – ShortPixel for WordPress

ShortPixel - (Image) Size Does Matter The majority of this website is related to my photography obsession hobby. I've always walked a fine line on image optimization - trying to get the smallest images with the best quality and retain the EXIF/Metadata of the images. Until recently, I have been using a mix of  EWWW Image Optimizer and mod_pagespeed (MPS) to compress the…