Optimizing your website for faster performance is more important than ever. Website users expect a seamless user experience and SERPs favor sites that load quickly. As a result, you need to optimize your images, including GIFs, for site performance. If you’re the kind of person who uses GIFs to communicate your points and make jokes, you need to know how to compress them. The files can be huge if you’re not careful, so a major factor for image optimization includes learning how to compress an animated GIF.
We’re going to go over the steps you need to take to compress your GIF. We’ll also be sharing a roundup of compression tools you can use, so you know what your options are.