[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 1.11.4 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Sat Jan 12 07:09:22 PST 2013

WebKitGTK+ 1.11.4 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-1.11.4.tar.xz (8.8MB)
   md5sum: b0c54b7ffcebb978e5d83cd8745b704e
   sha256sum: 7c04e4793b733efd17ed7e0014be321f9f54eec31ea94a0d9e8f7fbe04b47194

This is a development release leading toward 2.0.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 1.11.4 release?

  - Add support for loading web process extensions to WebKit2 GTK+.
  - Embed the HTTP authentication dialog into the WebView in WebKit2.
  - Add support for IME Composition to WebKit2.
  - Add API to notify about display/execution of insecure content to
    WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Add GTK+ API to set a WebKitWebView in view source mode to WebKit2.
  - Add API to set a TLS errors policy to WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Add support for remote Web Inspector to WebKit2.
  - Complete the documentation od sections in WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Fix cookies and custom URI requests when the web process is
    re-launched after a crash.
  - Fix a crash in WebKit2 when running inside Xvfb.
  - Fix a crash in WebKit2 when the WebView is resized with the
    inspector attached.
  - Use Harfbuzz instead of Pango in GTK+ port.
  - Add support for WebP image.
  - Port WebAudio backend to GStreamer 1.0 API.
  - Fix the buffering ranges reported with GStreamer 1.0.
  - Implement multipart/x-mixed-replace in the soup network backend.
  - Fix invalid entries for plugins in navigator.plugins.
  - Add implementation for AccessibilityUIElementGtk::isSelectable()
    and AccessibilityUIElementGtk::isMultiSelectable().
  - Expose ARIA roles for tab, tabpanel and tablist.
  - Fixed several memory leaks.

What is WebKitGTK+?

WebKitGTK+ is the GNOME platform port of the WebKit rendering engine.
Offering WebKit's full functionality through a set of GObject-based
APIs, it is suitable for projects requiring any kind of web
integration, from hybrid HTML/CSS applications to full-fledged web


gtk+ >= 2.10
gail >= 1.8
glib >= 2.32.0
libsoup >= 2.40.0
cairo >= 1.10
libxml >= 2.6
fontconfig >= 2.4
FreeType2 >= 9.0

Depending on your configuration options WebKitGTK+ may also depend on:

gtk+ >= 3.4.0
gail >= 3.0
libxslt >= 1.1.7
SQLite >= 3.0
gstreamer >= 0.10
gstreamer-plugin-base >= 0.10.30
enchant >= 0.22
Clutter >= 1.8.2
Clutter GTK+ >= 1.0.2

More information

If you want to know more about the project or get in touch with us
you may:

- Visit our website at http://www.webkitgtk.org, or the upstream
  site at http://www.webkit.org. People interested in contributing
  should read: http://www.webkit.org/coding/contributing.html.

- Browse the bug list at http://bugs.webkit.org, WebKitGTK+ bugs are
  typically prefixed by "[GTK]." A bug report with a minimal,
  reproducible test case is often just as valuable as a patch.

- Join the #webkit and #webkitgtk+ IRC channels at irc.freenode.net.

- Subscribe to the WebKitGTK+ mailing list,
  http://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/webkit-gtk, or the
  WebKit's development mailing list,


Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release, they
are far too many to list!

The WebKitGTK+ team,
January 12, 2013
Carlos Garcia Campos
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