[error]: the response is not a valid JSON response

the response is not a valid json response

The people who do blogging they face this annoying error “the response is not a valid json response” on WordPress.

Usually, the error happens when you are uploading new images in your blog post when this error happens people always search the internet and youtube but they couldn’t get the correct information to solve it

I try to install some plugin like class editor, Gd plugin and page builder but it doesn’t help me to solve this issue, I thought it might happen because of the image file name so I change it over time but no use

I had no idea how to solve this error then I made a call to  WordPress hosting provider(GoDaddy), he told me the WordPress is perfectly fine I have something problem with my images, not the WordPress hosting

The cause of the error: this error occurs when the size of your image is bigger in size usually more than 1200 X 600 pixels in dimensions also due to file size

Actually, I use Canva to build images for blog post, the problem occurs during the process of building images one has to take care of the image size you are building.

If you use Canva to build images then at the time of image building you can download the build image whichever format you like JPEG or PNG

Sometimes if the size of the image is big with PNG format then download the build image with jpeg format so that the size of the image is reduced

So, what should we do to avoid this annoying WordPress error: the response is not a valid json response

Have you ever heard the term image optimization but I never heard the term when I was starting my blog

As I didn’t know about image optimization for WordPress, I used to upload large size images on my website and because of that loading time of my increased

Why loading time is important for WordPress?

According to backlinko.com almost half of the mobile user’s will leave a website if it doesn’t load within 3-4 second’s of time and also he noticed fast loading site more likely to rank in google search

Is there any way to do manually  image optimization website?

image optimization website

YES! You can do manually also

  • Go to WordPress dashboard
  • Click media —->library
  • Select images through which you got error the response is not a valid json response
  • Then click edit image
  • Scale down the image to dimensions 1200X600
  • Again go to your blog page and upload the image through media library

Is there any online tool is available for image optimization for website?

YES! You can click here, for image optimization WordPress online tool

Is there any image optimization plugin WordPress?

YES! You can use the plugin for image optimization for SEO the most popular plugins are

  • Smush –compress, optimize and lazy load images
  • Short pixel image optimizer
  • Compress JPEG & PNG

I feel It is better, to do manually instead of using plugins

I hope you have solved the Annoying WordPress error, the response is not a valid json response through this blog

Mohammed Anees

Hey there, welcome to aneescraftsmanship I’m Mohammed Anees an independent developer/blogger.

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