What is WebP Image Compression?

The WebP image format, developed by Google, can offer better compression and quality for images on web pages compared with other current image formats. WebP is another image format similar to AVIF and JPEG-LI. It is designed to enable small size files while maintaining the image quality, so that it is suitable for loading a web page faster and providing economical image storage. Both these are very important for image heavy websites like Pinterest, or e-commerce websites like Amazon, Shopify, eBay, Etsy, etc. WebP supports both lossy and lossless compression. In the lossless mode, the compressed image contains all the original data,...

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