Perfmatters version 1.8.2

Version 1.8.2 of our Perfmatters WordPress plugin was released on December 9, 2021.

Changelog summary

  • New Lazy Loading option to Exclude Leading Images.
  • New Lazy Loading option to add a Fade In effect.
  • New option to Preload Critical Images (BETA).
  • Expanded Disable XML-RPC function to also remove pingback link tag if it is present in the document.
  • Added new Delay JavaScript checkbox to meta options in the post editor.
  • Added additional integration with perfmatters_delay_js filter.
  • Moved YouTube autoplay parameter placement on lazy loaded iframes for better compatibility with existing query strings.
  • Optimizations to lazy loading inline CSS functions.
  • Various optimizations and improvements to the output buffer.
  • Migrated manual preload functionality to use the output buffer which will allow for easier integration with new features.
  • Made some adjustments to MU plugin functions to more reliably detect post IDs when using specific permalink setups.
  • Fixed an issue where some Current URL links in the Script Manager’s Global View were not pointing to the right posts.
  • Fixed an issue with a certain endpoint that was redirecting to the custom login URL.
  • Fixed a PHP notice that was sometimes appearing when refreshing local fonts.
  • Removed BETA tag from Delay All JS option.
author bio
Brett Jackson

Developer from Vancouver, WA, who loves building web applications. And of course, anything WordPress.

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