Using SD Tinify is very simple. Install the plugin and enable it in the plugin manager. Uploaded images will be compressed automatically before they get stored on your server. To compress existing images, head over to the Joomla media manager; you'll notice the compress button. Select any folders or images and simply press compress. Don't worry if the browser takes its time. Compressing the images can take a small while.


  • The image cannot be larger than 5MB in size.
  • Only images of type PNG, JPG, BMP and TIF can be compressed.