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SVG for logos and icons and WebP for images.

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Was there a technical reason why this has not been standardized? I am curious as to why SVG support has not already been added.

SVG has been around for 20 years (technically, 19 years, 20 this September). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalable_Vector_Graphics It became a browser standard 10 years ago (since 2011) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalable_Vector_Graphics#Native_browser_support I am surprised to learn even discontinued Internet Explorer 9 - 11 all supported SVG.

Or was this an oversight? 🤔




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8 hours ago, SeNioR- said:

Great! Can you also add SVG support for category icons and reactions?

I will think about it, I bundle all features that I would use on my own site in one app, I put them on marketplace not for money, just to share, tho it won't be free

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SVGs are definitely great for logos and non-complex images, they scale nicely being vector images although they can add a lot of bloat to a page but fortunately they're cachable. Something that came to mind, I'm not sure what if any protection is in place within IPS for non-IPS provided/third party uploaded SVGs. You need to be careful and make sure that they’re sanitized to stop SVG/XML vulnerabilities affecting your site.

There's a good library available here that can help to avoid opening up security holes by allowing uploads of unsanitised files, it's used by some highly rated SVG Wordpress plugins:


Just something to be mindful of. 🙂

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Great, but I was expecting plugin only with SVG and WebP support without any unnecessary stuff. A plugin that will add the ability to upload icons and logos in new extensions.

Your plugin only replaces the logo code.

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