config.active_storage.web_image_content_types option to ActiveStorage which allows application
to make content types configurable.
The image variants were defined in
ActiveStorage::Variant class as below.
WEB_IMAGE_CONTENT_TYPES constant was used in the Rails code for identifying
and processing the image variant.
And if the image content-type is different from the above constant, it would fallback to default
We can now add the image variants in our configuration file with this
ActiveStorage update, as below
The above config accepts an array of strings, which are image content types. The image
variants will be processed in the above given type.
If no value is set to the
config Rails uses the default image content-type
Let’s say, we have a
User model with
avatar as one of the columns for storing user profile picture.
We can attach a
webp image format as below