While the growing adoption of responsive images cannot be ignored, it can be very difficult to employ the functionality under the constraints of a large CMS like WordPress. Although it is entirely possible to write the feature into your theme on your own, doing so is a challenging and time-consuming endeavour. Thankfully, with the launch of WordPress 4.4, theme developers and maintainers will find it much easier to introduce responsive image functionality into their themes. In this recent launch, the RICG Responsive Images plugin has been merged into WordPress core, which means that responsive image support now comes as a default part of WordPress. Let’s take a look at how the feature works, and how you can use it to get the best support for your WordPress site. With WP version 4.4 the RICG Responsive Images plugin has been merged into WordPress core. Responsive image support now comes as a default part of WordPress. (View large version) How The Feature Works As soon as you update to WordPress 4.4, all of your content and featured images will have srcset and sizes attributes, which are filtered to ensure that every available image size is present while maintaining the dimension of the
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