WPE WebKit 2.24.0 released!


This is the first stable release in the 2.24 series.

Highlights of the WPE WebKit 2.24 release

  • Added support for content filtering.
  • Support for variable fonts.
  • Full emoji rendering support.
  • Support for JPEG2000 images.
  • New API to format an URI for display.
  • New setting to configure the page background colour.
  • Support external media players through hole-punching.
  • Allow usage of g_autoptr with WPE WebKit types.
  • Support choosing 16bpp RGB565 pixel format for rendering.
  • Initial support for building the API reference documentation using GTK-Doc.

For more details about all the changes included in WPE WebKit 2.24 see the NEWS file that is included in the tarball.

Note that the 2.24 series require usage of libwpe 1.2.0 or newer, and when using the FDO backend, WPEBackend-fdo 1.2.0 or newer.

Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release.

wpewebkit-2.24.0.tar.xz (16.0MB)
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