New QtWebKit Preview Adds NPAPI & Qt Plugin Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Qt on 20 August 2016 at 07:49 AM EDT. 6 Comments
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While upstream Qt developers continue focused on supporting Qt WebEngine as their Chromium-based browser engine environment, others meanwhile have been working on reviving Qt WebKit.

Some developers have been working to revive QtWebKit and began releasing technology previews of the revised module.

Konstantin Tokarev who has been leading this charge has released QtWebKit Technology Preview 3. This updated preview release adds support for NPAPI and Qt plugins, assuming you are using X11 or Windows. QtWebKit has also pulled various packages from the development code at, and there is now compact tarballs available of this module.

Qt developers wishing to learn more about QtWebKit Technology Preview 3 can drop by the Qt mailing list.
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