[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #55443: Create WebP sub-sizes and use for output

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Thu Mar 31 21:20:57 UTC 2022

#55443: Create WebP sub-sizes and use for output
 Reporter:  adamsilverstein                      |       Owner:
                                                 |  adamsilverstein
     Type:  enhancement                          |      Status:  assigned
 Priority:  normal                               |   Milestone:  6.0
Component:  Media                                |     Version:  trunk
 Severity:  normal                               |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  has-patch has-unit-tests needs-      |     Focuses:
  testing needs-dev-note needs-docs needs-codex  |  performance

Comment (by eatingrules):

 Replying to [comment:14 markhowellsmead]:
 > enforcing WebP by default on sites which use a lot of photography will
 often cause longer image loading times.

 This is just one of many reasons why this feature should not be in core.

 There is strong, legitimate opposition to this proposal being shared in
 [https://make.wordpress.org/core/2022/03/28/enabling-webp-by-default/: the
 announcement blog post comments]  - I won't repeat them here, but I hope
 everyone will click over to see that discussion.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/55443#comment:15>
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