Can WordPress play .webm files?


Why do I ask? Well yesterday, Moot posted a blog post that states 4chan now supports .webm files (without audio). It seems the community as a whole is embracing the new (at least for the image board) format. This format will pretty much replace .gif, granted there will be people who will still use animated gifs.

Since I messed up my sleep schedule, I decided to see if WordPress does support this format. And the answer is…


Getting the file to auto loop like an animated gif is pretty simple as I only need to add  loop=”true” to the video tag.

Here are some examples:

I sure hope they explain the reason for all of this in episode 2.
Source: Captain Earth, Episode 1
File size: 2.90 MB

Source: The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
File size: 1.76 MB

I haven’t watched this Movie yet.
Source: 5 Centimeters Per Second
File size: 2.38 MB

Holy crap this one looks awesome. I should find some time to check it out.
Source: The Gardens of Words
File size: 2.93 MB

Finally for Jigo:

Source: I don’t know lol. Some random kpop concert file I pulled from 4chan
File size: 2.43 MB

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