With more and more visitors with mobile devices, this seems like a great idea. At least in theory. It’s not at all clear whether anyone actually finds and/or wants to see the web stories.
I created one story to understand how it works. The editor is great, but I was disappointed that it seems to be completely separate from the rest of my website. I ended up creating a blog post and a separate web story with roughly the same content. That seemed silly, so instead I embedded the story on the blog post, but that seems silly too. Neither the web story or the modified blog post seemed like an ideal way to tell a story.
I have never seen a web story on any other website, so I am having a hard time imagining how this might be used in practice.
I am also frustrated that the plugin registers a bunch of extra image sizes. My media library is potentially twice as large, with no particular benefit I can see. I get that the web story viewport is a different size than a browser window (although maybe not on mobile), but the images in the story are never exactly full screen. The editor makes it easy to size them larger or smaller to create a meaningful layout. So then these extra image sizes are just that: extra.
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