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Almost 4 out of 5 mobile users use a browser that is able to display webp images. Yet, on most websites, they are served jpeg images, which are typically double the size of webp images for a given quality. What a waste of bandwidth! This plugin was created to help remedy that situation. With little effort, WordPress admins can have their site serving autogenerated webp images to browsers that supports it, while still serving jpeg and png files to browsers that does not support webp. The image converter The plugin uses the WebP Convert library to convert images to webp. WebP Convert is able to convert images using multiple methods. There are the “local” conversion methods: imagick, cwebp, vips, gd. If none of these works on your host, there are the cloud alternatives: ewww (paid) or connecting to a WordPress site where you got WebP Express installed and you enabled the “web service” functionality. The “Serving webp to browsers that supports it” part. The plugin supports different ways of delivering webps to browsers that supports it: By routing jpeg/png images to the corresponding webp – or to the image converter if the image hasn’t been converted yet. By altering the HTML, replacing image tags with picture tags. Missing webps are auto generated upon visit. By altering the HTML, replacing image...
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