The other day I was chatting with a client about the benefits of using Retina-Ready or Retina Display Images. “What’s that?” he asked.
What is Retina Display?
Retina display is a brand name used by Apple for its series of IPS LCD, and OLED displays that have a higher pixel density than traditional Apple displays.
These days mobile screens, high-end laptops and computer screens support super high-resolution images. To make your site ready for retina screens, check out the tips below.
Steve Jobs Video & Other (Very) Helpful Resources on This Topic
Below I’ve compiled information explaining just what it is and why it’s important for your website which will increasingly have more visitors who view it from their smartphones.
Steve Jobs showcases it show what it is watch the video below:
Here are some tips how to make Retina-Ready Images on your sites that don’t Slow Down WordPress:
The images on my site looked decent and loaded quickly. I thought that was enough. Then I invested some time in making them Retina-ready and WOWZA, the upgraded photos looked phe-nom-e-nal! Now there’s no way I can go back. Retina devices have more pixels per inch, so they require high-resolution images to fill in those…
There are some plug ins that you can use to optimize the images check this link below:
Check out this tutorial on how to use WordPress retina and WebP images together to ensure fast load times and pixel perfect images.
All modern mobile devices and computers support retina images. Get your site to look sharp with the WordPress guide to retina images
Crisp & clear images in high-definition displays