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Cut down uploads size


The “Cut down uploads size” plugin allows you to optimize all the images from your “uploads” folder. You can choose the quality of the optimization and run optimization.

The plugin’s built using the cool PHP library Thanks guys!

How does it work?


  • Settings page
  • Before optimization
  • After optimization


From your WordPress dashboard

  1. Visit ‘Plugins > Add New’
  2. Search for ‘Cut down uploads size’
  3. Activate the plugin from your Plugins page.


  1. Download ‘Cut down uploads size’.
  2. Upload the ‘Cut down uploads size’ directory to your ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory, using your favorite method (ftp, sftp, scp, etc…)
  3. Activate ‘Cut down uploads size’ from your Plugins page.


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Contributors and Developers

“Cut down uploads size” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change Log


  • Memory limit bug fixed


  • Cut down uploads size