As a followup to my note in August on this topic, here’s what Tom Greenwood had to say about WebP’s value to sustainability in WordPress: I think as most browsers support WebP now, there is a real benefit to serving this format as it saves a lot on data transfer and improves performance. The downside… Continue reading Are WebP and SVG Pixels Greener?
The Post Status Member Spotlight turns onto Tom Greenwood this week. The WordPress community conversation about accessibility at WordCamps continues on Twitter, WP Builds, Post Status Draft, and Post Status Excerpt. Let’s have WordPress Accessibility for All! Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Post Status Member Spotlight: Tom Greenwood Tom Greenwood is the co-founder and Managing… Continue reading WordPress Community News Roundup for the Week of September 19, 2022
Tom Greenwood is the co-founder and Managing Director of Wholegrain Digital, a sustainability-focused WordPress agency that is a certified B Corp. Tom has led a number of environmental projects in the web design sector including the Sustainable Web Manifesto, the website carbon calculator at WebsiteCarbon.com and authoring the book Sustainable Web Design. What do you… Continue reading Member Spotlight: Tom Greenwood
WebP is pretty green! In most cases, it will really save on bandwidth, but when it’s using lossless compression, it’s often not the most efficient in terms of power consumption. Here are some interesting tests Olivier Philippot of Greenspector ran in 2017 to determine the relative efficiency of different image and compression formats. And here’s… Continue reading How Green is WebP, really?