Automatic image compression plugin for AFCommerce in 2 clicks

OptiPic — simple & automated solution

Typically launching an online store does not require anything complicated. All you need is a price list, a domain for a website and a hosting. After that you only have to choose the CMS and deploy it on hosting.

AFCommerce is one of popular CMS customized for an online store. It provides not only basic functions but also can extend its available functions through plugins.

Online stores are trying to provide more information about the products, including product pictures. But the abundance of graphic images may hinder the operation of the website — the pages will load slowly and visitors may be displeased with it and leave for competitors.

Website image optimization in AFCommerce can help solve the problem. Automating the process of processing images with standard CMS means is impossible. The developers simply did not provide this opportunity. But uploading a plugin for image optimization in AFCommerce will be a great solution of theproblem.

Image optimization in AFCommerce is performed by OptiPic. The development allows reducing the size of pictures in average by 70% and increasing the page loading speed by 2-3 times.

Optimization of images in AFCommerce requires no special knowledge or skills. It is sufficient to pre-configure the plugin and OptiPic will work in the background.

How does the image compression work in AFCommerce?

Plugin for image compression AFCommerce is searching for images on the website. To do so, the server folders are scanned for files with the PNG and JPG extension. After that OptiPic analyzes the image code.

The code itself is divided into several types. First, is the location of the pixels and their color. Second, the technical information like the characteristics of the shooting or geographical coordinates.

Image compression in AFCommerce is about removing the technical information. This way it is possible to significantly reduce the size of the image and speed up its loading.

It should be mentioned that the compression of images in AFCommerce has helped many online stores to regain customers, by quickly uploading their webpages with the product description.

How to get started with OptiPic service for AFCommerce for image compression?

Register and add your site to your personal account

After completing registration, you will receive an email with a link for activating your account. Follow that link. Next on our site enter your personal account Profile > My Sites click the Add Site, button, specify the URL of your site and click Connect Site. How to add a site to your OptiPic account

Download and install the plugin on your site

After your site is added to the system, go to the Download plugin tab. How to download the OptiPic integration module

There you need to download the archive with the plugin. Unpack this archive and upload it to your site (to the root folder of the site). As a result, you should see theoptipic.io folder in the root of the site with this structure:

  •  optipic.io
    • config.php
    • help.php
    • index.php

On your site after that such page should be work http://your-domain.com/optipic.io/index.php.

Select a package and fund your account

After you upload the plugin to your site, you will need to activate the indexing of the site in the site settings and wait for the OptiPic system to perform the first indexing of your site - it will be done within 24 hours. If you want to speed up the process - manually submit your site for indexing. How to enable indexing of a site in OptiPic

After the first indexing is completed, the system will show the number of images (the number of gigabytes) that will be found on your site. You can do this on the Compression index and statistics tab. How to determine the OptiPic tariff

Now when you have the number of images on your site - purchase the package you need and start compression in the site settings. How to enable image compression in OptiPic

Check it out — how simple it is to compress images in AFCommerce

Check whether your website images are compressed

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Prices for image compression in AFCommerce

One-time payment — no monthly fees!

10 MB

Free

Up to 200 MB

Special offer

100 MB

$1.00 $0.50

1 GB

$5.00 $2.00

2 GB

$9.00 $4.00

Features and Benefits

Image compression accelerates the site performance according to Google PageSpeed Insights. Besides, our experts are willing to accelerate the entire site for you.

The process is fully automated. Just connect your site to our service and the system will search for all images and compress them on its own.

Using OptiPic is completely safe and transparent thanks to a set of measures: OWASP, security key, strictly limited set of commands, open source.

The service will constantly look for changed and newly added images and put them in the queue for compression.

It's easy to connect to any site in PHP. The service supports all known CMS and frameworks, as well as self-designed sites in PHP.

Choose whatever is necessary for you: either compressing images without losing in quality or getting the maximum compression of up to 98% but with worse image quality.

Set the maximum possible width and height. And the images will be resized proportionally according to the maximum length to the specified sizes.

The service works absolutely safely and carefully. When compressing images on the site, their original versions are saved next to the original file. Also you might choose the option of saving it in our Cloud.

Having questions about connecting to the site? Free of charge we will help you to integrate!

Upon your registration, you will get 10MB on your account. You will also be able to compress images through the web interface a single item at once with no restrictions.

OptiPic makes jpeg progressive — this is an additional acceleration of loading jpeg

We always have special offers and provide discounts for our customers. Tell your friends, partners and customers about us and get your bonuses.

How does the image compression plugin work on AFCommerce

The plugin scans the entire website, finds all website images and compresses them afterwards.

Plugin control is available directly in the personal account of the service.

The compression quality can be adjusted in the plugin settings.

OptiPic easily integrates with other platforms