Does firefox support WebP format?
google chrome and opera natively support WebP image format. i want to make sure , Does firefox support this format or not ? If the answer is no , please add this feature in the wishlist ..!
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No, Firefox does not support WebP and it is currently not planned to add support.
There's an implementation bug here: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=webp
And some more explanation why this bug is currently won'tfixed, here: http://muizelaar.blogspot.com/2011/04/webp.html
Hope this helps!
I hope in the near future the plan to add support for webp . it has very strong compression and really helps site's speed