Lazy Load for Images


Lazy load WordPress Images without any configurations and helps increasing performance of your blog or website.

All images load only when users scroll down and they are on viewport. It’s SEO and user friendly, working well with all browsers.

This plugin is structured very simple and does not need any settings. Activate, Done! Plugin use less than 1kb JavaScript. no need of jQuery.

Exclude images

Yes, you can exclude some images to lazy loading. This can be done by adding data-lazy="1" attribute to images that should not be lazy loaded.

Lazy Load for Images – Features & Advantages

  • Load images only when required.
  • Improve page loading speed.
  • Reduce no. of HTTP requests.
  • Lazy load also working on mobiles.
  • Plugin used pure JS, no need of jQuery.
  • Plugin used only 506 bytes Javascript.
  • Plugin total size is less than 10kb.
  • No need configurations (Just activate, It’s Done!)
  • SEO friendly (search engine optimized).
  • Worked great with genesis framework.
  • Of course, available on GitHub


Installing this plugin – Simple

  1. In your WordPress admin panel, go to Plugins > New Plugin, search for Lazy Load for Images and click „Install now
  2. Otherwise, download plugin and upload to your plugins directory, which usually is /wp-content/plugins/.
  3. Activate plugin, All Done!.

Need more help?

Feel free to open a support ticket.

Missing something?

If you would like to have an additional feature for this plugin, let me know


Does this plugin lazy load all images on a post?

Yes, All images that uploaded via you media library loaded with lazy load, with featured images.

How do I lazy load other images in my theme?

If lazy load not working, you will need to add a add_filter in plugin class PHP files at hooks section, i.e. like this:

add_filter( 'post_thumbnail_html', array( __CLASS__, 'lli_images' ) );
How can I use custom placeholder image or GIF?

By default, we use "data:image/gif;base64" for placeholder image. You can change it url with custom URL.

How can I deactivate Lazy Load on some images?

Simply add a data-lazy="1" attribute tag in your specific image.

Does this plugin work with any caching plugins?

Yes, Lazy Load Images plugin work very well with every cache plugin.


10. März 2019
This plugin works very good. Most lazy load plugins cause problems somewhere on the website but this one doesn't. Great plugin.
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  • Fixed some buges.


  • Ignore AMP Pages.


  • Upgraded for version 5.3.


  • Placeholder image changed.
  • Improve PHP.
  • Lazy load script improvement.


  • Genesis featured image support.

  • First version.