Welcome to Jetpack 4.6, available now for upgrade or installation. This release includes:
- Google Analytics integration
- PHP 7.1 compatibility
- Publicize improvements
- Enhancements to shortcodes and widgets
Google Analytics Integration
Existing and new Professional Plan customers now benefit from simpler Google Analytics setup and integration. Activate Google’s popular stats tool without any need to manually update theme files, templates, or installing additional plugins. For additional details please refer to our support document.
PHP 7.1 Compatibility
If your server is already running PHP 7.1 (or you’re considering upgrading), we’ve now added full compatibility with this version of PHP. If you come across any incompatibilities or problems please let us know.
We’ve made a few improvements to Publicize based on user feedback:
- Publicize now works better with scheduled posts.
- Works when scheduling posts on a site that doesn’t use the default WP Cron mechanism.
- Publicize now respects the “Shared” connection settings on a site with multiple authors.
Enhancements to Shortcodes and Widgets
If you use any of the following shortcodes or widgets, you’ll note these enhancements:
- Quiz shortcodes CSS doesn’t conflict with other Quiz plugins.
- Reinstated the “No Scrollbar” option in the Twitter widget.
- Fixed layout issues when the Top Posts Widget was set to use the “List” layout.
- Made changes to the Upcoming Events and Google Translate widget to avoid conflicts with other plugins.
Full Changelog and Thanks
Read the full changelog to see the full list of the updates and changes in this release and as always, your feedback is extremely important so if you have any please get in touch or leave us a comment on this post.
Install Jetpack on your site or upgrade your current version today and let us know what you think.
A special thank you to the contributors to this release – thanks for helping make Jetpack better:
Alex Kirk, Andrew Duthie, Brandon Kraft, Daniel Walmsley, Derek Smart, Derek Springer, Dion Hulse, Elio Rivero, Enej Bajgoric, Eric Binnion, Erick Hitter, Gary Pendergast, George Stephanis, Jacob Morrison, James Nylen, Jason Stallings, Jeff Golenski, Jeff Stieler, Jeremy Herve, Lance Willett, Mark George, Nabeel Sulieman, Richard Muscat, Rodrigo Iloro, Stanimir Stoyanov, Stephen Edgar.