Add-on - WebP images

Provides automatic converting of images used on site pages to the new WebP format and also gives these images to browsers supporting the technology,  improves page loading speed.

Please select used CS-Cart core license edition where you plan to use add-on. Attention: price is different for different license types, as well as add-ons package)
Please enter a valid addres(es) of the shop where you are going to use the add-on. If you purchase the add-on for multiple stores, specify all the store addresses, separated by commas. Do not use localhost and non existing site names!
Please select paid version if you want to get updates after 6 month releases
Included support: 10 points
$50.00
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The add-on is included in the SpeedUP add-ons package for CS-Cart projects (supplied free of charge as part of the package).

What problems does the add-on for converting images to WebP format solve?:

  • Provides technical implementation of the use of modern image formats (a direct requirement of the Google PageSpeed Insights speed audit service) - using the add-on removes the corresponding warning of the download speed audit;
  • It minimizes the size of images without losing quality, making the site page faster to load, which is especially important for mobile users.

Functionality of the WebP add-on for CS-Cart stores:

  • Gives the user's browser a new image format only if the browser supports the WebP technology (for browsers that do not support the new format, default images are used);
  • Ability to set the quality of images in WebP format - flexible settings will allow you to get the size of image files that you need;
  • 2 converting modes: on-the-fly and delayed. When delayed converting is activated, the opening of the site page is automatically added to the converting queue;
  • Support for Cron tasks for processing the converting of queued images (use the Cron link if delayed converting is used);
  • The ability to start forced converting of images in the converting queue (very useful when testing the result of the module);
  • The add-on supports automatic converting of all images that require such work.

Attention: to test the results of the add-on operation, the following conditions must be met:

- the first page load only queues up the converting of all images used on the page, or starts the converting on the fly (if the delayed converting mode is not activated) - but the page is initially loaded with the original images (this was done intentionally in order not to reduce the page load speed);

- subsequent (re) loading will work with WebP images only if the CS-Cart cache is cleared.


Look how WebP converter add-on works in this short video


CS-Cart type:
  • CS-Cart
  • CS-Cart Ultimate (or CS-Cart)
  • CS-Cart Multivendor
  • CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Plus
  • CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Ultimate
Functionality purpose:
  • SEO
СS-Cart version compatibility:
  • 4.12.2
  • 4.13.1
  • 4.13.2
Enabled update period:
  • 6 months (a paid renewal is available upon expiration)

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AB dev team guarantees limited technical support to customers through its own technical support system. In order to use the technical support, authorize on the site and click the "Support" button.

Support includes:
  • Author's answers to the technical questions of the work of the solution
  • Help in solving bugs and problems
  • Release of versions, that support new versions of CS-Cart as well as fixing bugs and issues
Support does not include:
  • Customization services
  • Installation services
  • Adaptation services for working with third-party solutions and modules
  • Update services

 

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A complete list of technical support conditions look here

Release #2
v1.1.0 from 16-Jun-2021
Changed Cron command. If you use delayed conversion, please, set a new command.


New features and improvements:
[+] Nowadays generated images are saved in a separate folder to manage them more comfortable.
[+] Added new button "AB: WebP images → Generation management → Remove generated images" that allows to remove all generated images.

Bug fixes:
[!] When Amazon CDN was used, images were not converted. Fixed.
Release #1
v1.0.0 from 29-Apr-2021
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