When you want to use WebP images in your WordPress, you will need to pick one of the WordPress WebP plugins because until now, WordPress does not provide a native support for WebP images. According to Google, WebP is a modern image format that provides superior lossless and lossy compression for images on the web. Using WebP, webmasters and web developers can create smaller, richer images that make the web faster. Which browsers do support WebP images? According to Wikipedia, amongst web browsers, Google Chrome, Opera and Pale Moon natively support WebP. However, the WordPress WebP plugins we are listing here will detect the user’s browser and display the corresponding JPEG/PNG version of the image if WebP images are not supported. WordPress WebP Plugins In the following list, I have been able to find few WordPress WebP plugins that you can use in your WordPress sites. Jetpack Jetpack is a free plugin for WordPress. All self-hosted Jetpack-connected sites who have the Photon image service activated can now enjoy seamless support for the WebP image format. You can activate Photon service by going to you WordPress Dashboard -> Jetpack After running a small test, I uploaded an
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