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A plugin for compressing images with imagemin.

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Uses imagemin to compress file.contents for each configured image type. Configuration maps file types to plugins that must be installed separately by the end-user.

Since this plugin operates on raw buffers in file.contents, it is assumed that you are loading those files into via a plugin like mako-buffer.



The plugins parameter is an array of objects, and each item is an object with the following properties:

  • extensions a list of file extensions for this particular batch of plugins
  • use an array of imagemin plugin plugins to load

Below is an example .makorc that configures svg compression:

  "plugins": [
    [ "mako-buffer", [ "svg" ] ],
      "mako-imagemin", [
        { "extensions": "svg", "use": [ "imagemin-svgo" ] }