Is the Internet’s skyrocketing carbon footprint (yep, it exists) a cause for concern? Can a simple image optimization plugin really help reduce carbon emissions? All is unveiled below.
Truth be told, I was terrified to write and publish this post.
In fact, most of the blog team wanted nothing to do with it.
Because part of the article touches on the topic of…
(I’m scared to even write the words!).
But don’t let those two controversial words deter you from reading any further. This is NOT an attempt to push agendas or get overly political up in here.
And please resist the temptation to jump straight to the comments to see all the arguments that are probably unfolding as we speak.
(It’s like a car crash, you can’t help but look!)
In all seriousness, the point of this article is simply to inform you of an incredible fact we recently learned about one of our WordPress plugins. One that we’re all pretty chuffed about here at WPMU DEV.
Because as the title of this article suggests, it proves that our plugins can be more than just superheroes for your websites.
They can also be legitimate superheroes in real life.
More On How Smush Helps Save The World Soon, But First…
Let’s get the global warming chat out of the way.
I won’t spout too much on the subject. It’s not our forte, and we don’t claim to be authorities on the matter.
Website development, the Internet, and WordPress plugins… That’s our bread and butter, and what we’ll be sticking to.
Besides, if you’re desperate to learn more about climate change, NASA explains it much better.
Instead, let’s talk about a little-known fact about the Internet. One you might not expect from our invisible
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