Could large images of more then 640 pixels wide automatically be resized to reduce loading time and band width use? Not that I have a prehistoric internet connection here, but sometimes pages seem to need unnecessary time to load fully.
I just resized the image in this post from 179 kb down to 32 kb using a 15% compression rate. I think that is already worth it, although there have been much bigger downsizes in the past.
This feature then propably should/could be combined with automatically linking the embedded image to its full-size URL, and uploading an image then would result in the following post addition:
[![enter image description here]] : http://i.stack.imgur.com/ZSBxw.gif "View <image title> full sized" : http://i.stack.imgur.com/VXmBA.jpg "<Image title>"
I now understand from this assumed duplicate that images áre resized already, but that post authors have to do some changes themselves. Could it then be automated to add the already resized image (that with the
[![enter image description here]] : http://i.stack.imgur.com/ZSBxw.gif "View <image title> full sized" : http://i.stack.imgur.com/ZSBxwl.jpg "<Image title>"