Jetpack by WordPress.com 5.0

Jetpack by WordPress.com was updated to version 5.0, from version 4.9. Changelog:

  • Several changes to the Jetpack dashboard and notices: alignment tweaks, code refactor, text simplification, and more.
  • Changes to the communication layer between your site and WordPress.com, to improve performance and allow you to do more to manage your site from WordPress.com.
  • Social menu gets icons for Etsy, Meetup, 500px, and Goodreads.
  • Jetpack data sync now better supports WordPress updates, themes changes, widgets, and multisite networks.
  • Video is updated to be fully compatible with the upcoming Media Widget.
  • Force secure WordPress.com API requests for request body, remove deprecated stats methods, and add new endpoints for post listing and user invitations.
  • Jetpack’s Command Line tools can now output information about the primary Jetpack site owner. Try wp jetpack status!
  • Custom CSS now supports the animation-fill-mode, fill, and stroke properties.
  • Remove the “Menus” item from the WordPress.com toolbar for parity with the toolbar on WordPress.com.
  • Improve the display of the Omnisearch results page on sites using an RTL language.
  • Trim any white space when adding new email address in the Contact Info Widget.
  • Improve the look of your recipes in search engine result pages, when you use the Recipe shortcode.
  • Improve the connection process for end users and hosts.
  • Improve compatibility of Jetpack data sync with WooCommerce and Pet Manager plugins.
  • Make sure Jetpack’s SEO Tools don’t conflict with other SEO plugins that may already be active on the site, like Yoast SEO or All In One SEO Pack.
  • Add a “Set Up” button when a Personal plan is purchased, but VaultPress isn’t active yet.
  • When the Ads feature is active, do not display Ads in RSS feeds.
  • Comments do not use Photon for Facebook and Twitter avatars and now avoid non-secure warnings when submitting comments on a HTTP site in Safari.
  • Contact form emails are now sent in a way that ensures they are correctly rendered as HTML.
  • Properly print the full list of modules when using the sync command in Jetpack’s Command Line Interface (CLI).
  • Avoid errors when reordering a lot of Restaurant menu items at once.
  • Add a mechanism to detect broken connection states and resolve them.
  • Autosaves can now be restored as Markdown.
  • Photon no longer conflicts with Facebook’s CDN, local images, and plugins that customize reponsive images.
  • Avoid potential PHP notice in Publicize.
  • Fix bad jQuery selector in Presentations shortcode.
  • Avoid fatal errors for Social Links on sites running PHP 7.1.
  • Properly escape button attribute in spellchecker.
  • Avoid PHP notices for stats on some sites when user roles are not attributed properly.
  • No longer attempt to sync options that do not exist and avoid fatal errors when de/activating plugins.
  • Avoid errors when Social Menu functions have already been defined in the theme or in another plugin.
  • VideoPress media items now always return their unique ID, and do not trigger any PHP notice.
  • Fix style of the EU Cookie Law Widget on themes with specific positioning.
  • Use correct time constant to define an hour in Upcoming Events Widget.
  • Avoid HTML encoding issues in sitemaps.