Jetpack by WordPress.com 6.6.1

Jetpack by WordPress.com was updated to version 6.6.1, from version 6.5. Changelog:

6.6.1

  • Sitemaps: improve initial sitemap creation process.
  • Widgets: fix missing CSS for the Social Icons Widgets.

6.6

  • Verification Tools: enable one-click site verification and sitemap.xml registration with Google.
  • Admin Interface: update all Jetpack settings screens to use a similar design.
  • API: add flags to determine if Jetpack Search is enabled and supported.
  • CDN: First Beta version of the Photon CDN — Speed up sites and increase max concurrent connections through Photon by cloud-hosting Jetpack and WordPress Core scripts, styles, and assets.
  • Contact Form: add filters to allow customizing the class attributes of inputs and buttons.
  • General: add more constants to error log for the Jetpack test suite.
  • Gutenberg: add infrastructure necessary to add new blocks via Jetpack.
  • Lazy Images: load the placeholder via the srcset attribute instead of the src attribute.
  • Masterbar: add link to Activity Log.
  • Publicize: the Path Social Network is closing in October. The option has consequently been removed from the Publicize interface.
  • Search: improve the feature activation process.
  • Search: update the admin interface to give more information about what the feature does and how it can be used.
  • Simple Payments: update all mentions of the product for a more consistent naming convention and less confusion for both site owners and translators.
  • Sync: log action when an attachment is added to a post for the first time.
  • Sync: add URL details to synchronization requests.
  • Sync: detect if a post is saved via Gutenberg when synchronizing post events.
  • Shortcodes: update Mailchimp shortcode to match the new format offered by Mailchimp.
  • CSS Concatenation: add Authors and Social Icons widgets to concatenated styles.
  • Featured Content: avoid registering duplicate Post Types.
  • Geo Location: only enqueue Dashicons when necessary.
  • Google Analytics: do not output tracking code when the “Enhanced eCommerce” option is active, but the WooCommerce plugin is not.
  • Infinite Scroll: add a Privacy Link to the site’s footer if a Privacy Policy was set up via WordPress’s privacy options.
  • Infinite Scroll: fix video playback of VideoPress videos loaded via Infinite Scroll.
  • Protect: fix layout of legend that prompts the user to solve the math fallback so it works better in all languages.
  • Responsive Videos: avoid PHP notice.
  • Sharing: do not record stats if the stats module is disabled.
  • Sharing: allow saving sharing button options on media edit page as well.
  • Shortcodes: ensure we build minified and RTL stylesheets for slideshows.
  • Simple Payments: Stop contributors from creating inaccessible buttons with a “pending” post status.
  • Sitemaps: no longer add images attached to non-published posts to the image sitemap.
  • Slideshows: ensure arrows point in the right direction for RTL Languages.
  • Sync: avoid PHP notices when synchronizing user information.
  • VideoPress: avoid duplicate rel attributes in links.
  • VideoPress: do not block access to the Video settings for our customers using a 2-year plan.