[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.29.2 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Wed Jun 24 01:59:34 PDT 2020

WebKitGTK 2.29.2 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.29.2.tar.xz (20.9MB)
   md5sum: 7e8e518879444040c263a4edbbc80097
   sha1sum: 6740f7faf4e053c93dc4aa340be38e3e2769c387
   sha256sum: 17fa9631a9f7201bdd09e1a5f4f46ae39c1180385b304324c2aa924805087c4d

This is a development release leading toward 2.30 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.29.2 release?

  - Add Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) support.
  - Add support for video formats in img elements.
  - Add API to handle video autoplay policy that now defaults to disallow autoplay videos with audio.
  - Add API to mute a web view.
  - Add API to allow applications to handle the HTTP authentication credential storage.
  - Add a WebKitSetting to set the media content types requiring hardware support.
  - Fix a crash during drag an drop due to a bug introduced in 2.29.1.
  - Do not start page load during animation in back/forward gesture.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  - Translation updates: Ukrainian.

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

More information

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

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

- Browse the bug list at https://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,
  https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-gtk, or the
  WebKit development mailing list,


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

The WebKitGTK team,
June 24, 2020
Carlos Garcia Campos
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