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WebP Support in WordPress and image conversion

This is part 17 of my article series 25+ Tutorials on How to boost the performance of your WooCommerce store. While JPEG and PNG have been a de-facto standard for storing images for the web for a long time, webp is here to change that. With an estimated reduction of 30% of storage space requirement, the impact for improved load times, and bandwidth usage is significant. Wordpress comes with support for WebP since version 5.8. Read more →