Presenting research visually can greatly help people grasp complex ideas. Creating the visuals can take a lot of effort and creativity, it is a shame when the finished product is consequently compressed when published or shown; as is the case for most network maps.
SVG is a file type which stores the image as a set of vectors, which can be scaled perfectly to any size, without any loss of quality. Some resources for how to use them:
To add them to a wordpress site:
To reduce the file size: