Magento Image Compression Configuration

Setting up ImageEngine in Magento is a very simple process. We will outline the basic steps required to get started. This is for configuring Magento 1.x.

  1. Sign up for an ImageEngine account by filling out our ImageEngine evaluation license form.

  2. Provide your representative with the breakdown of your traffic by geographic region (Country) and the origin of your images. This is your source domain name, for example

  3. We will provide you with a preconfigured host name. You can create a CNAME record in your DNS, for example and point it to this ImageEngine hostname.

  4. In your Magento settings, go to your web settings and modify the Base Media URL. Change the default setting {{unsecure_base_url}}media/ to the hostname for which you are using a CNAME record to point at the ImageEngine hostname.

    For example, replace: {{unsecure_base_url}}media/ with your hostname: