Barbara Feldman: 3 Easy Ways to Compress Images that are Too Big to Upload to WordPress

Barbara Feldman: 3 Easy Ways to Compress Images that are Too Big to Upload to WordPress. “In order to control site loading times, disk space used, and as a security measure, WordPress limits the file size of any image uploaded to the Media Library. The default maximum size is 2MB. You can change this limit (in php.ini, .htaccess, or wp-config.php) if you wish, but that’s a lesson for another day. Here are three free online tools for optimizing images that are too big to upload.”