WebP support in Shopify

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So over the weekend, Shopify made some quiet changes to their servers. There are now several CDNs serving your assets, that’s great as it means if one goes down, I assume the others will serve as a backup. But the greatest part of it all is full, native support for WebP images.

No code changes are required as it’s all done in the background. If you’ve ever worked with Cloudinary, you’ll see it’s a very similar process. You upload a JPG, you request a JPG, and if your browser supports it, Shopify will automatically serve a WebP!

More info on WebP here: https://developers.google.com/speed/webp/.

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