JPEG Compression Options

Plugin Name: JPEG Compression Options
Plugin URI:
Description: Add options for JPEG compression in WordPress, which by default is 82.
Version: 1.0
Author: Luke Cavanagh
Author URI:
if ( ! defined( 'ABSPATH' ) ) exit; // Exit if accessed directly
//creates an entry on the media menu for JPG compression options
add_action('admin_menu', 'jpg_compression_options_menu');
//creates a menu page with the following settings
function jpg_compression_options_menu() {
add_submenu_page('upload.php', 'JPG Compression Options', 'JPG Compression Options', 'manage_options', 'jpg_compression_browse_settings', 'jpg_compression_display_settings');
//creates a plugin action link for the JPG compression options
add_filter( 'plugin_action_links_' . plugin_basename(__FILE__), 'jpeg_plugin_action_links' );
function jpeg_plugin_action_links( $links ) {
$links[] = '<a href="'. esc_url( get_admin_url(null, 'upload.php?page=jpg_compression_browse_settings') ) .'">Settings</a>';
return $links;
//on-load, sets up the following settings for the plugin
add_action( 'admin_init', 'jpg_compression_browse_settings' );
function jpg_compression_browse_settings() {
register_setting( 'jpg_compression_display_settings-group', 'jpg_compression' );
//pulls the option value to use in case statement
$jpg_compression = get_option('jpg_compression');
switch ($jpg_compression) {
case "jpg_disable_compression":
$return_val = 100;
case "jpg_high_compression":
$return_val = 70;
case "jpg_medium_compression":
$return_val = 80;
case "jpg_low_compression":
$return_val = 92;
add_filter('jpeg_quality', create_function('', "$return_val"));
add_filter('wp_editor_set_quality', create_function('', "$return_val"));
//displays the settings page
function jpg_compression_display_settings() {
//first part here displays a form to change the settings
echo "<form method=\"post\" action=\"options.php\">";
settings_fields( 'jpg_compression_display_settings-group' );
do_settings_sections( 'jpg_compression_display_settings-group' );
echo "
<style>.seperator { border-bottom: 1px solid black; }</style>
<div><h1>JPG Compression Options</h1><p>
An easy way to set the JPG compression in WordPress.
<table class=\"form-table\">
<tr><td colspan=\"4\"><h2>Select one of the compression options.</h2></td></tr> 
<tr valign=\"top\">
<th scope=\"row\">Disable Compression</th>
<td><input type=\"radio\" name=\"jpg_compression\" value=\"jpg_disable_compression\" ";
if(get_option(jpg_compression) == 'jpg_disable_compression') { 
echo "checked='checked'"; 
echo "/></td>
<td><p>This will disable compression by setting it to 100.</p></td>
<tr valign=\"top\">
<th scope=\"row\">High Compression</th>
<td><input type=\"radio\" name=\"jpg_compression\" value=\"jpg_high_compression\" ";
if(get_option(jpg_compression) == 'jpg_high_compression') { 
echo "checked='checked'"; 
echo "/></td>
<td><p>This will set the compression at 70.</p></td>
<tr valign=\"top\">
<th scope=\"row\">Medium Compression</th>
<td><input type=\"radio\" name=\"jpg_compression\" value=\"jpg_medium_compression\" ";
if(get_option(jpg_compression) == 'jpg_medium_compression') { 
echo "checked='checked'"; 
echo "/></td>
<td><p>This will set the compression at 80.</p></td>
<tr valign=\"top\">
<th scope=\"row\">Low Compression</th>
<td><input type=\"radio\" name=\"jpg_compression\" value=\"jpg_low_compression\" ";
if(get_option(jpg_compression) == 'jpg_low_compression') { 
echo "checked='checked'"; 
echo "/></td>
<td><p>This will set the compression at 92.</p></td>
echo "</form><br><br>";
echo "</div>";


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