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Lee Hughes
Lee Hughes
8,380 Points

Screenshots and WordPress


I'm trying to find a way to speed up the process of taking screenshots to add to my content in WordPress. At the moment my current process is to take the screenshot with Jing, run it through a compresser to reduce the size, I then re-size the image and upload it via the WordPress media section to add to my content.

It's pretty slow so I was wondering if there was anything out there that could speed this up somewhat.

3 Answers

Hi, if you are using a mac you can try this software: http://www.realmacsoftware.com/littlesnapper/

Have fun.

John Locke
John Locke
15,479 Points

Hi Lee:

With screenshots (or any image) I usually use Photoshop and Save for Web and Devices > and just adjust it there, upload via FTP, and link to it with HTML in my WordPress code. Not sure if that's much faster, maybe a hair.

You can also use the Smush It plug-in to run all of your images through compression at once, but it won't work on excessively huge images.

Lee Hughes
Lee Hughes
8,380 Points

Thanks guys, I wasn't sure if there was a faster way but you don't know if you don't ask. Ideally I would want a Chrome app that takes screenshots and automatically adds it to the media section in WordPress and runs it through Smush it.

Maybe I'll create one when my coding improves :)