Top 10 Must Have Image Management Plugins For WordPress

A list of ten useful WordPress plugins covering some good features that enables easy working with images. The plugin includes features for cleaning up un-used website images, lazy loading images images for better frontend experience, adding featured images directly via URLs, limiting image upload side limit which is a very useful feature for multi-author blogs, easily importing external images used in your website and a good plugin for adding your name or brand watermarks over your website images.

SEO Friendly Images

A free WordPress plugin that automatically generates and add ALT & TITLE attributes to your website images and enhances your website’s search engine optimization.

Watermark RELOADED

Add watermark to your uploaded images and customize your watermark appearance on a user friendly settings page.

Media File Renamer

It renames files on upload to fix filename with accents, special characters. Improves your SEO and more.

Import External Images

The plugin allows you to import external images both in bulk or selectively while writing new blog posts.

Original Image Handler

The plugin resizes big images to a smaller size and then removes the original image after resizing is done and saves your hosting/server space. Another good this plugin does is that it convert BMP files to JPEG file formats to keep them light.

WP Image Size Limit

Enables WP site administrators to set a custom file upload size limit and this becomes specific to image files and smaller than WordPress’s general file size limit.

Image Cleanup

Image Cleanup will index unreferenced images. These can be leftovers from cropping and scaling images. Stop them cluttering your content folder!



“Crop Thumbnails” made it easy to get exacly that specific image-detail you want to show. Crop your images the simple way.

Featured Image via URL

The plugin adds a new metabox just after the featured image metabox present in post edit pages. Using this new meatbox, you can automatically generate the Featured Image by editing an image URL.

WP images lazy loading

The WordPress images lazy loading plugin (WPILL) enables the jQuery lazy loading of images to improve page load times and increase your Google PageSpeed Score. It delays loading of images outside of the viewport (visible part of a web page). These images won’t be loaded before the user scrolls down to them. Using WPILL on long pages containing many large images makes the page load much faster. It will also reduce server load and save some bandwidth.Thankyou. I am forwarding everyting to editor for review. Will notify you as soon it gets published.

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