WebKitGTK+ 2.11.3 released!

This is a development release leading toward 2.12 series.

What’s new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.11.3 release?

  • NetworkProcess is now used unconditionally. The shared secondary process model is now the same as using the multiple process model and setting a process limit of 1.
  • Disable DNS prefetch when a proxy is configured.
  • Reduce the maximum simultaneous network connections to match other browsers.
  • Extend notifications API to notify WebKit when a notification is clicked by the user.
  • Add new API to save and restore a WebView session.
  • Add Web Extensions API to be notified about console messages.
  • Add WebKitURIRequest API to get the HTTP method.
  • Add API to handle beforeunload events.
  • Make WebKitWebView always propagate motion-notify-event signal.
  • Add a way to force accelerating compositing mode at runtime using an environment variable.
  • Fix input elements and scrollbars rendering with GTK+ 3.19.
  • Fix a crash in the UI process when the WebView is destroyed while the screensaver DBus proxy is being created.
  • Fix a WebProcess crash when loading large contents with custom URI schemes API.
  • Fix UI process crashes related to not having a main resource response when the load is committed for pages restored from the history cache.
  • Translation updates: French, German, Turkish

Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release.