Tag Archives: WebP

WebP by Default on Hold for six.1 After Latest Objections From WordPress Lead Developers – WP Tavern

Last week Performance team contributors were working on refining their follow-up patches for the multi-mime/WebP feature, after the principal work for it was merged into core for six.1 at the tip of July. This includes smaller related items just like the shim for non-supporting browsers and adding PDF support, that are being handled in separate […]

WebP by Default Merged Into Core for WordPress 6.1 – WP Tavern

WebP, a picture format developed by Google, which is meant to exchange JPEG, PNG, and GIF file formats, will soon be generated by default for brand new JPEG image uploads in WordPress and used for website content. The fundamental work for this feature was committed to core for inclusion within the upcoming WordPress 6.1 release. […]

WordPress Performance Team Revises Proposal for WebP by Default – WP Tavern

One year ago, WordPress 5.8 introduced support for WebP, allowing users to upload and use WebP images in their content. In March 2022, the Performance Team moved to expand core support for the image format by proposing WordPress enable WebP by default. This would include generating WebP images for new JPEG uploads and using WebP images […]