[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #35725: Add WebP support.

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Fri Mar 12 13:11:22 UTC 2021

#35725: Add WebP support.
 Reporter:  markoheijnen                         |       Owner:
                                                 |  adamsilverstein
     Type:  enhancement                          |      Status:  assigned
 Priority:  normal                               |   Milestone:  5.8
Component:  Media                                |     Version:  3.5
 Severity:  normal                               |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  has-patch 2nd-opinion needs-testing  |     Focuses:
  has-unit-tests                                 |

Comment (by atjn):

 Replying to [comment:82 marylauc]:
 > I don't want to start a debate about progressive decoding, but I'll just
 point out that it's unclear if it provides a better user experience at
 And I'd like to point out that I disagree with that statement in general.
 But for the specific purpose of generating thumbnails in a widely
 supported format today, WebP is definitely the right choice, so there's no
 reason to start a long discussion, agreed.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/35725#comment:83>
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