Optimize Your Product Catalog with PayCart and ImageRecycle
Optimized images, Faster browsing, Easy shopping!
Rimjhim Jain , 05 November, 2015
Is your eCommerce website getting slow due to lots of product images? Are your customers not able to browse through
products on slow network? PayCart and ImageRecycle bring you an excellent solution to this problem. PayCart will use
the images optimized with ImageRecycle and increase performance of your online store. Check the following
step-by-step tutorial to find out how easy it is to offer a smooth shopping experience to your online customers.
Upload images on your products
Upload your product images like you usually do on PayCart. When you upload images, PayCart
creates different image
sizes, for product listing, for product standard, for product lightbox etc.
Youâll need those sizes to display images on frontend
Optimize images with ImageRecycle extension
ImageRecycle is an online image optimizer that compress your images up to 80% without a significant quality
The optimization of content (it works for image and PDF) is based on a quota. You have a free
trial that allow you to
optimize 100Mo of content. Go to the option screen.
Once the extension is installed, go into options, and add your API key and password.
Then make sure that PayCart image is checked, by default itâs checked
Run automatic or manual optimization
Once itâs configured you can do a background or manual image optimization. The automatic
optimization settings are
available in the option view. Your images will be optimized in a background task regarding the delay youâve
If you are creating a new online store with new content, you may want to optimize everything
in one shot for
starting. From the menu Component > ImageRecycle you can launch a bulk optimization.
With these easy steps youâll be able to compress your product images and create an optimized
PayCart catalog without
compromising on quality. This will help products load faster and provide convenient browsing to your customers.