Use with Binary(Advanced)

Usage with Binary(Advanced) #

Note: There is a potential memory leak problem with this server and remains unsolved, we recommend using Docker to mitigate this problem, refer to Docker. Related discussion:

Download or build the binary #

Download the webp-server-go from release page.

Install dependencies #

Install libvips on your machine, more info here.

Run brew install vips pkg-config
Run apt install libvips-dev
Run dnf install vips-devel

If you don’t like to hassle around with your system, so do us, why not have a try using Docker? » Docker | WebP Server Documentation

Create config file #

Please refer to Configuration page.

Run #

./webp-server --config=/path/to/config.json

To keep this program running, refer to Supervisor section.

Nginx Example #

We should only allow images to send to WebP Server Go, other extensions should just send the original file.

location ~* \.(?:jpg|jpeg|gif|png|svg|heic|bmp|nef|webp)$ {
    proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
    proxy_hide_header X-Powered-By;
    proxy_set_header HOST $http_host;
    add_header Cache-Control 'no-store, no-cache, must-revalidate, proxy-revalidate, max-age=0';

If you use Caddy, you may refer to 优雅的让 Halo 支持 webp 图片输出.

If there is a CDN in front of your website, please refer to Use with CDN