Enabling WebP images to show on Blacknight windows hosting

If you’ve uploaded a WebP file into your Blacknight windows web space but are getting the below message when trying to request it in your browser…

The resource you are looking for has been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.

it means the .WebP extension is not recognized as there is no .WebP MIME type added to Blacknight windows servers by default. To resolve just requires you to add the WebP MIME type.

When you log in to your control panel navigate to Websites -> yoursite.com -> WebSite Configuration -> MIME Types and add the type as below.

Adding WebP mime type on Blacknight

It might take a minute or two to take affect but you don’t need to explicitly stop and start your website.

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