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Participate in origin trial for Accept-Language Reduction

Accept-Language Reduction is an effort to reduce passive fingerprinting surfaces by reducing the user’s language preferences in the Accept-Language header and only sending the user’s most preferred language (just one). Beginning with the Chrome 109 Beta, we’ll open up the origin trial for Accept-Language Reduction enabling sites to opt into receiving the reduced Accept-Language header. […]

Secure Payment Confirmation on Chrome Android

# Overview Secure Payment Confirmation (SPC) is a proposed web standard that allows customers to authenticate with a credit card issuer, bank, or other payment service provider using a platform authenticator—typically activated with a device’s screen unlock feature such as a fingerprint sensor. This usually happens during a payments authentication protocol such as EMV 3-D […]

First-Party Sets testing instructions

The latest iteration of First-Party Sets is ready for developer feature-flag testing from Chrome 108. Ecosystem feedback has highlighted cross-site use cases that will be impacted when third-party cookies are no longer supported in Chrome. The First-Party Sets proposal examines and addresses a class of cross-site use cases in which the interdependent sites share a […]

Chrome 109 beta

Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome beta channel release for Android, ChromeOS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. Learn more about the features listed here through the provided links or from the list on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 109 is beta as of December 1, 2022. You can download the latest on Google.com for […]

Share Your Experience: The 2022 WordPress Survey is Open

Each year, members of the WordPress community (users, site builders, extenders, and contributors) provide valuable feedback through an annual survey. Key takeaways and trends that emerge from this survey often find their way into the annual State of the Word address, are shared in the public project blogs, and can influence the direction and strategy […]

Chrome Extensions: Extending API to support Instant Navigation

TL;DR: The Extensions API has been updated to support back/forward cache, preloading navigations. See below for details. Chrome has been working hard at making navigation fast. Instant Navigation technologies such as Back/Forward Cache (shipped on desktop in Chrome 96) and Speculation Rules (shipped in Chrome 103) improve both the going back and going forward experience. […]

People of WordPress: Huanyi Chuang

This month we feature Huanyi (Eric) Chuang, a front end developer from Taiwan, who helps connect local groups to WordPress and the worldwide open source community. He is part of the team helping to make the first WordCamp Asia a success in 2023. The People of WordPress series shares some of the inspiring stories of […]

New in Chrome 108

Here’s what you need to know: It is easier to create adaptive UIs with new viewport size units. Color vector fonts now include support for variable fonts. The methods in the interface FileSystemSyncAccessHandle, part of the File System Access API, are now synchronous. And there’s plenty more I’m Adriana Jara. Let’s dive in and see […]