Converter for Media Plugin - Error codes: rewrites_not_executed

What issue or error are you experiencing?

There is an error code in a plugin that is widely used and common. It would be nice if it would work out of the box or with a simple setting option. The error the plugin gives is: " Error codes: rewrites_not_executed"

What steps can be taken to replicate the issue? Feel free to include screenshots, videos, etc

Install Converter for Media – Optimize images | Convert WebP & AVIF – WordPress plugin | and
Go to settings > converter for media

System Details

  • Local Version: Version 7.2.1+6433

  • Operating System (OS) and OS version: mac os monterey 12.3.1

Hi @Ruben1

Did you implement their NGINX configuration settings?

Even on the hosting side users will ask about getting this implemented to run this plugin. So it’s less of a Local issue and more of just a necessary piece of getting this plugin working anywhere.

Hi Nick, thanks for the answer. Ufortunately I don’t know anything about Nginx servers. I focus on making frontend and basic backend wordpress cms stuff with acf pro. From what I understood from the wplocal app is that it is about effortlessly developing wordpress sites. Webp is a pretty common and necessary feature at this point in time. On hosting websites such as cloudways, this implementation is a simple switch by the click of a button.

So in my view of how I see wplocal I do see it as an issue of wplocal. Because it is my solution for local development, and it is not working for everything that I need. I understand if this is not something you would like to implement, but I wanted to inform you that for some users that have limited technical server knowledge like myself it is something we need.

For some more context: Before wplocal I used mamp pro, but mamp broke all of my local sites after an update. I would also be happy to pay for wplocal as I did for mamp pro if it can fulfill my local dev needs.

Hi @Ruben1

For clarity, WebP has been fully supported in Local for over a year. The issue is more with how the plugin installs and sets itself up. I installed the plugin in my own Local app and noticed if you go to Settings>Advanced Settings you can simply change your Image Loading Mode to bypass this.

Local also has it’s own built in Image Optimizer Add On as well if you’d like to try that out. More details here:

Hi @Nick-B , thanks for this and thanks for taking the time to respond and explain. It works with your solution!

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