Introducing the imgix Asset Manager Plugin for Figma

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Today, we are launching the imgix Asset Manager plugin for Figma so that you can easily build shared asset libraries across your team, search for and place existing image assets into your Figma designs, upload new high-resolution image assets, and export rasterized comps out of Figma that are immediately web-ready for sharing wherever they need to be shared. Try out the plugin today.

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Introducing Asset Embedding: Deliver Images and Videos Easily on Third-Party Platforms

Alignment between teams is a huge challenge for many businesses, especially when it comes to asset management and visual media optimization. Content managers, who strive for better asset management, and web developers, who strive for better visual media delivery, live in silos despite their best intentions. As a result, many websites struggle to meet the goals of both teams, resulting in poor web performance and slow content cycles.

But what if this didn’t have to be the case?

This is why we are excited to announce the Asset Embedding feature, now available in the Asset Manager.

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Better Digital Storytelling With a Modern Content Platform

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Over the past few years, consumers increasingly expect digital interactions to be personalized and seamless across channels. Despite this shift, content creators and developers still find themselves stuck in rigid, legacy content management systems that can’t keep up.

Businesses that provide more personalized, omnichannel, and visually optimized user experiences see better results and greater customer loyalty. The key to successfully building and maintaining a modern web experience lies in an API-first, cloud-based ecosystem with a headless CMS and a visual media platform at the center.

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How Image Lazy Loading Improves Core Web Vitals

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This is the last installment of a three-part series on Core Web Vitals and image optimization. The last two parts are:

This blog series examines important ways to improve Core Web Vitals (CWV) — and SEO — by optimizing image assets. In the last article, we discussed how to improve Largest Contentful Paint with proper image compression, resizing, and next-gen image conversion. In addition to those three techniques, you will likely see Defer Offscreen Images, also called lazy loading, as one of the improvement opportunities in your PageSpeed Insights analysis. In this article, we’ll focus on this technique and talk about what it is, why it’s important, and how to implement it.

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How to Properly Resize and Compress Images for Better Core Web Vitals

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In our last blog, we showed how to use Core Web Vitals (CWV) to evaluate your website’s performance. One of the most important CWV data points is Largest Contentful Paint (LCP). Because images are often the largest component on a web page, they heavily influence the LCP metric. The PageSpeed Insights tool lists which images on a site are slowing things down.

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What Are Core Web Vitals, Why Are They Important, and How Images Play a Part

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Website speed matters. Nearly 70% of consumers admit that page speed impacts their willingness to buy from an online store. But did you know that Google increasingly weighs the quality of the user experience and page performance in its search algorithm? Google recently updated its Core Web Vitals (CWV) report and provided guidance on the most important metrics about page performance. In this blog, we’ll talk about what CWV are, what they measure, and how images impact CWV.

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