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Impreza Changelog

Version 5.3.1 — August 1, 2018 #

  • IMPROVED Social Links in header – added "Icons Shape" option to correspond to the content element
  • FIXED issue when some CPTs (custom post types) are not available to show in Grid element
  • FIXED issue when Post Custom Field text appears below its icon inside Grid Layout
  • FIXED appearance of star rating of WooCommerce products inside widgets
  • FIXED rare bug when posts inside Grid carousel are not opened in a popup
  • FIXED appearance of "Post Comment" button in the comments form
  • FIXED rare bug of duplicating Title Bars after update to Impreza 5.3

Version 5.3 — July 25, 2018 #

  • ADDED ability to customize Title Bar via Page Builder – now you can create and edit Title Bars like Footers via new Page Blocks (former Footers).
  • ADDED new Page Title content element:
    • now it's possible to select font and set "bold" and "uppercase" text styles
    • now it's possible to set font size, line-height, alignment and color of title
    • now it's possible to change <h1> html tag
  • ADDED new Breadcrumbs content element:
    • now breadcrumbs show CPTs (custom post types) taxonomies with links to archive pages
    • now it's possible to change separator between links (icon or custom symbol)
    • now it's possible to change "Home" label of the first link
    • now it's possible to set font size and alignment
    • now it's possible to hide current page label
    • now breadcrumbs use actual microdata markup
  • IMPROVED management of Headers, Title Bars, Sidebars and Footers via new combined Pages Layout options:
    • now it's possible to hide Headers and Footers globally for specific post type
    • now it's possible to manage Headers, Title Bars, Sidebars, Footers globally for any public CPT (custom post type)
  • IMPROVED Dropdown element in header:
    • added ability to add unlimited custom links (instead of 9 predefined) and change their order
    • added ability to display widgets of selected Sidebar (check the header on Main Demo)
    • added ability to show icon near the title and links
    • added option to show dropdown list on hover (instead of click)
    • added option to choose Dropdown Effect
    • added option to choose Dropdown Direction
    • now if drodown content bigger than screen height, it becomes scrollable
    • now dropdown navigation is available via keyboard to improve accessibility
  • IMPROVED Grid element:
  • IMPROVED Related Posts options:
    • added ability to show posts of the same categories (instead of tags only)
    • added option to change the posts order (instead of "random" only)
    • added option to change "Related Posts" wording
  • IMPROVED Google Maps content element:
    • added ability to set custom image for every additional marker
    • removed "Longitude" and "Latitude" extra fields to improve user experience, now you can set coordinates into "Address" field
  • IMPROVED Login widget:
    • now user input errors are showing below fields without page reload
    • added preloader on frontend to improve user experience
  • IMPROVED Custom HTML field in Theme Options – now it is divided into 2 fields: Code before </head> and Code before </body>, so it's possible to add custom scripts into website <head> section
  • IMPROVED support of CPTs (custom post types) – now every CPT page is shown as Page by default, but you can change its appearance as Post on Theme Options > Blog > Posts
  • IMPROVED WPBakery Page Builder support – now it's possible to build Row with 5 columns (also with different combinations of 1/5, 2/5, 3/5, 4/5 widths)
  • IMPROVED Custom Post Field element for Grid Layouts – now text value has correct line breaks, if it was populated via WYSIWYG editor
  • IMPROVED Row content element – added ability to align content of the Full Screen Row to the bottom
  • IMPROVED Contact Form content element – added option to set button icon
  • UPDATED Font Awesome icons to version 5.2.0 – added new icons, see the changelog
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 2.2
  • UPDATED Google Fonts list
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED issue when "Save my name and email in this browser for the next time I comment" checkbox in Comments form is checked by default
  • FIXED issue when Headers, Footers, Testimonials and Grid Layouts are shown in generated XML sitemap
  • FIXED bug when Separator custom color doesn't appear in rows with Alternate, Footer color styles
  • FIXED bug when opening posts in a popup doesn't work in carousel mode in Grid element
  • FIXED issue when {{us_testimonial_link}} value doesn't work in all Grid Layout elements
  • FIXED work of Font Awesome modificators (like fa-3x, fa-2x etc.) inside icon name field
  • FIXED bug when it's not possible to save unchecked checboxes in Header page options
  • FIXED bug when carousel auto rotation in Grid element doesn't play on small screens
  • FIXED issue when Grid element doesn't show categories with private posts
  • FIXED issue when Testimonials are showing on search results page
  • FIXED bug when Text header element don't shrink on small screens
  • FIXED bug of doubled checkboxes in Comments form
  • FIXED appearance styles for The Events Calendar
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 5.2.1 — June 4, 2018 #

  • IMPROVED comments form – enabled default WordPress checkbox "Save my name and email in this browser for the next time I comment"
  • IMPROVED WPML support – added ability to translate Grid Layouts and Testimonial Author Company field
  • FIXED bug when it's not possible to change or remove Title Bar background image and Portfolio Page custom image
  • FIXED bug when search icon overlaps fullscreen mobile menu in a header

Version 5.2 — May 22, 2018 #

  • ADDED ability to upload font files and use them in all font options
  • IMPROVED frontend & backend HTML semantic – now most of theme elements and options filter user input values, to avoid cases when unclosed HTML tags may break page layout
  • IMPROVED Optimize CSS size option – now it automatically regenerates CSS file after theme update or after changing website URL, to avoid cases when theme styles don't work
  • IMPROVED Contact Form element – now it's possible to display checkbox with custom text, which is required to send a message. User's consent will be added into email message
  • IMPROVED Social Links – turned back a widget located in Appearance > Widgets, which was removed in Impreza 5.1, for better management of Social Links in sidebars
  • IMPROVED Text element in Headers – now it's possible to enable Bold, Uppercase, Italic text styles. Now all HTML tags except <br> are not rendered on the frontend
  • IMPROVED Testimonials module – added Author Company field, when edit a Testimonial. You can show it in any Grid Layout via Custom Field element
  • IMPROVED font selection option in Grid Layouts and Header elements – now it's possible to select websafe font combination or uploaded font
  • IMPROVED Breadcrumbs – now they show shorter titles of archive pages (category, tag, author) and search results page
  • IMPROVED Column element – added option to set a link to the whole column in a row
  • UPDATED Font Awesome icons to version 5.0.13 – added new icons, see the changelog
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 2.1.2
  • UPDATED Material icons to version 37
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED issue when site Header breaks after theme updates, if it contains Custom HTML element with quotes
  • FIXED issue when duplicated site Header becomes empty, if it contains Custom HTML element with quotes
  • FIXED doubled scrollbar in dropdowns in Theme Options when WPML plugin is active
  • FIXED bug when NextGEN gallery plugin can't work with Impreza theme
  • FIXED bug when breadcrumbs show doubled "Home" word
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 5.1 — May 2, 2018 #

  • ADDED new appearance of Impreza Blog Demo – now it has new Blog layouts, which were created with best UX practices and trends of magazine sites
  • ADDED ability to import Grid Layouts from Impreza Demos separately
  • ADDED Smooth Scroll Duration option – it sets duration in milliseconds of page scrolling via "hash" links
  • IMPROVED Social Links element (check demo examples):
  • IMPROVED Grid Layout builder:
  • IMPROVED Grid content element:
  • IMPROVED Separator content element:
  • IMPROVED image sizes management – now hidden built-in WordPress size "medium_large" is removed. After update you'll have a "768 x 0" size in Theme Options > Advanced > Custom Image Sizes
  • IMPROVED site layout – now single posts, archive pages and search results page depend on "Row Height by default" option in Theme Option > Site Layout
  • IMPROVED Blog and Portfolio widgets – now they don't show a post (or a page), when you are on that post (or that page)
  • IMPROVED Grid Layouts admin page – added "Used In" column like in Headers and Footers admin pages
  • IMPROVED columns in a row – now they always have the same height, and don't collapse when empty
  • IMPROVED color management – added separate option to set toolbar color in Chrome for Android
  • IMPROVED Typography options – added options to set Line Height for headings (h1-h6)
  • IMPROVED contrast of predefined color schemes
  • UPDATED Font Awesome icons to version 5.0.11 (added 300+ new icons, see available packs and changelog)
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 2.1.1
  • UPDATED Google Fonts list
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED issue when Search, Tabs, Accordion and Grid elements don't work, while using some optimization WP plugins like Autoptimize
  • FIXED issue when Post Content element trims HTML tags of Excerpt – now it always shows all words and tags of Excerpt field
  • FIXED issue when Intermediate Breadcrumbs Page in Portfolio Pages doesn't take translated text of WPML
  • FIXED bug when Image Slider doesn't open full image in fullscreen mode on a second atempt
  • FIXED bug in Grid element settings, when category with all private posts is not shown
  • FIXED visual appearance of IconBox icons with "Left" position and "Simple" style
  • FIXED bug when menu links are not clickable in a sticky row above grid element
  • FIXED bug when Mobile Menu isn't scrollable, if default header isn't sticky
  • FIXED bug when each header Cart element increases number of its items
  • FIXED some issues of a gap between items in a Grid element
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 5.0.1 — March 27, 2018 #

  • IMPROVED Menu header element – added option to apply "Bold" style
  • FIXED issue when Regular Text and Menu don't use font weight set in Theme Options > Typography
  • FIXED not clickable elements inside Grid Layout wrappers in IE11
  • FIXED appearance of Grid Layout wrappers in IE11
  • FIXED some minor issues of the update process to Impreza 5.0

Version 5.0 — March 26, 2018 #

  • ADDED new Grid Layouts builder – now it's possible to create any layout of grid items instead of using only predefined Blog layouts, Portfolio styles, and Testimonials styles. Grid Layouts builder is like Header Builder, but for all items lists on your site. It's possible to use Grid Layouts in:
    • new Grid content element
    • Theme Options > Blog > Related Posts
    • Theme Options > Blog > Blog Home Page
    • Theme Options > Blog > Archive Pages
    • Theme Options > Blog > Search Results Page
    • Portfolio sidebar widget
    • Blog sidebar widget
  • ADDED new Grid element – now it's possible to display a list of Posts, Pages, Portfolio Pages, Testimonials and Custom Post Types with any layout and new settings:
    • option to skip a certain number of grid items from the beginning
    • ability to set custom responsive breakpoints for a certain grid
    • option to set any custom gap between grid items
    • option to change the alignment of filter bar items
    • ability to order grid items by date of update
    • option to change "Load More" button text
    • and all other settings of former Blog and Portfolio elements
  • ADDED option to add Custom Fonts on Theme Options > Typography, added fonts can be set for:
    • Buttons globally in Theme Options > Buttons
    • Menu header element
    • Text header element
  • ADDED Font Awesome 5 icons including Pro – now it's possible to use all 2481 icons instead of 675 of the previous version
  • ADDED icon selection option in all elements where you can set an icon – now it's possible to choose one of 5 icon sets and see a preview of an icon while entering its name (one more example)
  • IMPROVED Header Builder:
  • IMPROVED color pickers in Theme Options:
    • now it's possible to save any color into the palette, which allows applying saved colors in all other color pickers, including elements of Page Builder and WordPress visual redactor
    • now it's possible to enter color in RGB or RGBA formats, try paste 244,35,122 or 23,155,2,0.5 in color picker
    • now it's possible to enter "transparent" and "inherit" values, which can be useful in some cases
  • IMPROVED support for keyboard accessibility:
    • now it's possible to navigate a menu, search and cart elements in a header via TAB key
    • now it's possible to navigate filter items, "load more" button, accordion sections via TAB key
    • added "Highlight theme elements on focus" option, which helps to indicate clickable elements without a mouse
  • IMPROVED Separator element:
    • now when adding it in Page Builder, it has "Invisible" type by default, because it's more usable
    • now when adding it in Page Builder, it doesn't show settings window for better UX
    • now invisible separators don't output extra HTML semantics on a frontend
  • IMPROVED WP Gallery, Image Gallery, Image Slider, Single Image elements – now if an image has a caption, it's shown instead of "alt" attribute. When "alt" is empty, an image will show its title
  • IMPROVED Tabs and Tour elements – added option to select HTML tag of section titles, which are shown in the Accordion mode
  • IMPROVED WPML support – added an ability to translate Pricing Table, Logos Showcase, Social Links elements
  • IMPROVED coloring of the address bar in Chrome for Android – now it uses Content Primary color value
  • IMPROVED admin interface of Page Builder – now all Impreza content elements have vector icons
  • IMPROVED interface and user experience of managing color schemes in Theme Options > Colors
  • IMPROVED Logos Showcase element – added option to select images size
  • UPDATED Font Awesome icons to version 5.0.8
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 2.1
  • UPDATED Material icons to version 32
  • UPDATED Google Fonts list
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED bug when 404 page and Maintenance page didn't show WPML translation on multilingual site
  • FIXED work of "Use Defaults" setting in Theme Options > Headers > Archive, Search Results Pages
  • FIXED issue when "Fade" animation of elements appearance was not disabled on small screens
  • FIXED issue when columns are stacking into the one, when Responsive Layout is disabled
  • FIXED bug when Portfolio Pages are not showing in 1 column list with enabled pagination
  • FIXED bug when private Portfolio Pages are not showing in lists for authorized users
  • FIXED lack of "screen-reader-text" CSS styles for WordPress related elements
  • FIXED Open Graph meta tags – "name" attribute changed to the "property"
  • FIXED appearance of buttons in WooCommerce widgets
  • FIXED some HTML validation errors
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 4.10.3 — January 3, 2018 #

  • FIXED security issue, which can be potentially used by logged-in users in admin pages

Version 4.10.2 — December 22, 2017 #

  • FIXED issue when theme update may cause server breakdown, when it has not enough resources

Version 4.10.1 — November 29, 2017 #

  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 2.0.6
  • FIXED issue when Search Results page shows default header instead of header set in "Archive, Search Results Pages" option
  • FIXED bug with blank page on Theme Options > Colors, when any color picker has incorrect color value
  • FIXED bug when Image Gallery opens images on pages instead of popup after update to Impreza 4.10
  • FIXED issue when Button header element is not editable
  • FIXED work of Dropdown header element

Version 4.10 — November 28, 2017 #

  • ADDED new Mobile Menu layouts and options:
  • ADDED option to set Revolution Slider as Row background
  • IMPROVED Social Links element:
    • added ability to add several custom links in content element
    • added ability to change an order of links in content element
    • added WhatsApp predefined icon
  • IMPROVED Image Sizes:
    • now 2 older sizes predefined by the theme (600x600 and 350x350) moved to "Custom Image Sizes" option in Theme Options > Advanced, so you can change or delete them for better convenience
    • added ability to select custom image size, when adding an image or gallery via "Add Media" button
  • IMPROVED Theme Options and Header Builder interfaces:
    • added ability to save chages via Ctrl+S (Command+S on Mac)
    • now color pickers have white text on dark backgrounds for better readability
    • fixed several responsive issues
  • IMPROVED WPML support – added "link" shortcode attributes to config, so now it's possible to translate links of content elements via Translation Management
  • IMPROVED Person content element – added option to set image size of photo instead of predefined 350x350 size
  • IMPROVED Search header element – added options to set icon size separately on desktops, tablets and mobiles
  • IMPROVED Gallery widget (arrived in WordPress 4.9) – now it looks and works as theme Gallery element
  • IMPROVED Button header element – now its colors correspond to the "Outlined" style if set
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 2.0.5
  • UPDATED elements placeholder image
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED visibility of portfolio pages without catergory, when portfolio pages use permalink "portfolio/%us_portfolio_category%/"
  • FIXED bug when page with carousel items (Blog, Portfolio, Logos Showcase) is not scrollable on mobiles
  • FIXED conflict with some plugins, when "Open Graph meta tags" option is enabled
  • FIXED appearance of "zoom" icon on WooCommerce product gallery on mobiles
  • FIXED appearance of custom image in IconBox when it exceeds available width
  • FIXED appearance of buttons with icon and empty label
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 4.9.1 — October 30, 2017 #

  • IMPROVED row background video – now it also works on mobiles by default to improve user experience
  • FIXED issue in Impreza 4.9 when all menus in header transform into "hamburger" disregarding their settings
  • FIXED inconsistency of "Effects Disabling Width" and "Columns Stacking Width" values and descriptions
  • FIXED visual bug when Tour element blinks after page loading

Version 4.9 — October 26, 2017 #

  • ADDED new "Fade" and "Reverse" hover styles for buttons, also now it's possible to set "Shadow on Hover" value separately for any hover style
  • ADDED option which allows disable "schema.org" markup for all theme elements, this is useful when you're using your own structured data markup
  • IMPROVED WooCommerce shop elements:
    • appearance of product gallery on mobiles – now it hovers the whole screen width
    • appearance of variations on product pages for better usability
    • appearance of "Filter Products by Attribute" widget
    • now disabled buttons are not hoverable and not clickable
  • IMPROVED Open Graph meta tags:
    • now when you're sharing any post or page, its image has a "large" size (1024px by default) for better quality. Also when your page doesn't have Featured Image, it will be used the first image of page content
    • turned back option which allows to disable predefined Open Graph meta tags, this is useful when you're using your own meta tags
  • IMPROVED Logos Showcase element – added Responsive Options tab, which allows to control:
    • the quantity of logos in relative to the screen width both for Carousel and Grid types
    • Auto Rotation in relative to the screen width for Carousel type
  • IMPROVED titles of Category and Author pages – e.g. "Category: Design" renamed into "Design", "Author: Alexander Black" renamed to "Posts by Alexander Black", this improves user experience
  • IMPROVED Typography and Buttons options – now Letter Spacing is based on "em" units instead of "px" to make headings and buttons labels more consistent for all sizes
  • IMPROVED Portfolio and Testimonial modules capacities – now portfolio pages, testimonials and their categories are able to edit for "Editor" user role by default
  • IMPROVED Portfolio categories – now its' possible to change their order in filter bar via specific plugins (like Category Order and Taxonomy Terms Order)
  • IMPROVED Cart element – now its products quantity is shown in a circle to avoid jumping of header elements on page load, when cart is not empty
  • IMPROVED Blog element – added "Ignore sticky posts" option, which allows not display sticky posts in Blog content element or widget
  • IMPROVED highlight color of tap gestures on touch screens – now it uses "Primary Color" value with 20% transparency
  • IMPROVED appearance of TablePress tables with enabled sorting
  • UPDATED name of Visual Composer – now it's called WPBakery Page Builder
  • UPDATED Google fonts list for Typography
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED bug when generated CSS file doesn't load after changing website domain (e.g. migration from dev server to production)
  • FIXED rare issue when a theme update generates an error "Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach..."
  • FIXED bug when "Additional Tile Image" of portfolio page doesn't work, if tile's Aspect Ratio differs from 1x1
  • FIXED usability issue when Portfolio element shows the current Portfolio page in the grid
  • FIXED appearance issues of shop elements after updating to WooCommerce version 3.2
  • FIXED bug when Revolution Slider has a very small width in Accordion or Tabs section
  • FIXED bug when Carousel autoplay doesn't work after hover a mouse cursor
  • FIXED issue when a Tag page doesn't show its description
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 4.8 — October 3, 2017 #

  • ADDED new ability to add custom content to a menu dropdown – now it's possible to add sidebars as menu items. Create a sidebar, populate it with widgets and add it into any menu dropdown
  • ADDED built-in ability to upload SVG files and use them in theme elements
  • ADDED full RTL support of WooCommerce pages
  • IMPROVED "Optimize CSS size" option – now the code from Custom CSS field is also added to the generated CSS file (instead of always being on every site page)
  • IMPROVED generated CSS styles of site headers – now pages don't include styles which are not used of the current header, this reduces all site pages size
  • IMPROVED portfolio breadcrumbs – added option which allows to set any page as intermediate breadcrumb
  • IMPROVED theme update notification – now it also appears when Impreza is not activated
  • IMPROVED support of Visual Composer – updated elements icons for backend editor
  • UPDATED brand color of YouTube in social links
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 2.0.4
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED bug when header elements are not shown in header area, if it disabled on default state, but enabled on tablets and mobiles states
  • FIXED bug when some content rows overlap others on small screens, if "Disable extra features of Visual Composer" option is turned off
  • FIXED issue when some options of Visual Composer > Role manager were reset when Templatera plugin is active
  • FIXED bug when datepicker is overlapped by header in new version of The Events Calendar plugin
  • FIXED bug when styles and scripts of Ultimate Addons are not loaded for elements in site footer
  • FIXED password form on password protected posts for better support of 3rd-party plugins
  • FIXED accessibility issues with social links, contact form and comments form
  • FIXED WPML translation issues with headers and menu dropdowns
  • FIXED issue when website page title is not overwritable by plugins
  • FIXED appearance issues with RTL languages
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 4.7 — August 16, 2017 #

  • ADDED new Blog widget – now it's possible to display posts in sidebar and footer:
    • with preview images
    • with date, comments, tags, categories, author
    • of specific categories only
    • in any order
  • ADDED new "Optimize CSS size" option – when it is active, the theme will load only one CSS file with all theme components. It's possible to disable unused components to reduce the file size. This can greatly improve pages loading speed.
  • IMPROVED Header Options – now it's possible to set different headers for Shop page and for Products pages separately (when WooCommerce is enabled)
  • IMPROVED Blog and Portfolio responsive behavior – now their columns quantity is changed only when it less then current columns quantity
  • IMPROVED loading of Google Fonts – now several fonts merged into a single request for better pages speed loading
  • IMPROVED Addons admin page – now it separates premium and free plugins for better understanding
  • IMPROVED Footers admin page – added "Used in" column and ability to duplicate footers
  • IMPROVED names and descriptions of the most theme options for better understanding
  • IMPROVED Image Gallery element – added option to disable popup opening on click
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 2.0.3
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED issue when site header is not shown after Header Builder update to version 2.0 on servers with PHP 5.3
  • FIXED issue when posts with Modern & Trendy layouts don't pass their featured images to Facebook
  • FIXED issue in a header when hidden elements are visible on tablets or mobiles during page loading
  • FIXED issue when Demo Import is not working with active "WordPress Importer" plugin
  • FIXED issue when Sticky Row and Page Scroller don't work on pages without header
  • FIXED broken columns in Safari when original styles of Visual Composer are loaded
  • FIXED issue when Demo Import doesn't import menus on servers with PHP 7
  • FIXED work of "Default (from Theme Options)" Sidebar value in Page Options
  • FIXED styling issues of Gravity Forms when "Output CSS" option is disabled
  • FIXED bug when Header for Archive pages is also applies for regular pages
  • FIXED issue when Demo Import doesn't import menus dropdown settings
  • FIXED bug when vertical header doesn't show menu dropdowns on iPad
  • FIXED bug when mobile menu is not closed after click on menu item
  • FIXED not scrollable content in Portfolio Popup on iPhone and iPad
  • FIXED bug when Page Scroller element blocks scrolling in a popup
  • FIXED "Email" link opening in a new tab in Social Links VC element
  • FIXED issue when Custom CSS field doesn't apply "calc()" values
  • FIXED bug when Image Slider shows image alt instead of title
  • FIXED conflict of Templatera and Header Builder plugins
  • FIXED issue when vertical header overlaps a sticky row
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 4.6.2 — July 14, 2017 #

  • IMPROVED Footers Options – now it's possible to set different footers for Shop page and for Products pages separately (when WooCommerce is enabled)
  • IMPROVED Menu support – added fallback "Custom Menu" location for some 3-rd party plugins which need a menu location for correct work
  • IMPROVED Mobile Menu – now the "hamburger" icon transformed into the "cross" icon when a menu is opened
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 2.0.2
  • FIXED bug when Header with Custom HTML elements is disappear after update Header Builder to version 2.0
  • FIXED work of Page Options > Footers Options on Shop page (when WooCommerce is enabled)
  • FIXED bug when background video is not shown on RTL languages sites
  • FIXED some minor visual issues of header elements

Version 4.6.1 — July 12, 2017 #

  • IMPROVED Headers and Footers options – now it's possible to set Header or Footer with any post status (Scheduled, Draft, Pending, Private, Password protected) to avoid cases when Header of Footer is not showing on frontend
  • IMPROVED Headers admin page – added "Used in" column for better usability
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 2.0.1
  • FIXED issue when Headers and Footers posts were created with "Scheduled" status after theme update
  • FIXED bug when Image Slider covers transparent header in some cases
  • FIXED work of Ultimate Addons elements on Maintenance page

Version 4.6 — July 11, 2017 #

  • ADDED new abilities of Header Builder 2.0:
  • ADDED new Dropdown Settings for menu items – now it's possible to apply custom values for a separate dropdown of any menu:
    • option to set columns in a dropdown area
    • option to specify width of a dropdown
    • option to invert direction of a dropdown (it's useful when a dropdown cuts by the screen edges)
    • option to set padding of a dropdown
    • option to set custom background and text colors of a dropdown
    • option to set background image (with related settings) of a dropdown
  • IMPROVED Sidebar Options:
    • added ability to set separate sidebar globally for Events pages (when the Events Calendar plugin is enabled)
    • added ability to set separate sidebar globally for any custom post type (when it marked in General Settings)
    • now all global Sidebar Options are located in a separate section of Theme Options
  • IMPROVED Theme Options page:
    • redesigned navigation icons for Header, Title Bar, Footer options for better understanding
    • redesigned "radio buttons" control for better usability
    • now all interface icons have large versions for retina screens
  • IMPROVED Prev/Next navigation:
    • added option to enable "On sides of the screen" navigation for Posts like on Portfolio pages
    • added option to invert position of "previous" and "next" both for Portfolio pages and Posts
  • IMPROVED Buttons Options:
    • added option to set custom font weight for buttons text
    • added option to enable italic text style
  • IMPROVED Page Options – now Header, Titlebar, Sidebar, Footer options are located in one meta box with more convenient and user friendly interface
  • IMPROVED Tabs, Tour, Accordion elements – now when its section has enabled "Active" option, it will be opened on small screens on page load
  • IMPROVED Footer Options – added ability to set different footers for Portfolio pages, Posts, Archive pages and Shop pages
  • IMPROVED Menus support – now Impreza doesn't have predefined menu locations (like Main Menu) for more flexibility
  • IMPROVED appearance of "Demo Import" and "Addons" admin pages (including case with RTL languages)
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 2.0
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED bug when "hamburger" control of vertical header is shown while the header is disabled via page options
  • FIXED bug when content below the Header with "At the bottom of the first row" position was unclickable
  • FIXED issue when Default Footer was not shown on the frontend after theme update in some cases
  • FIXED bug when page is always scrolling to active sections of Accordions on small screens
  • FIXED work of Sticky Section element of Ultimate Addon – now it works as it should
  • FIXED incorrect scroll position via custom menu in sticky row, when it comes first
  • FIXED not working Extra CSS classes for Sharing Buttons element
  • FIXED alignment of Sharing Buttons on Posts with RTL languages
  • FIXED some minor visual bugs of WooCommerce elements
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 4.5 — June 8, 2017 #

  • ADDED Maintenance Mode option – now it's possible to show only specific page for all site visitors (not logged in users), this is useful when your site is under construction. Additionally it's possible to enable "503 Service Unavailable" status for search engines.
  • ADDED "Back to top" button options – now it's possible to disable that button, change its position, background color and scroll distance when the button will be appear
  • IMPROVED Theme Options page:
    • now slider controls values are changeable via mouse scroll wheel for better convenience
    • now it takes into account user language set in WordPress profile settings
    • now main navigation is fixed on the screen for better convenience
    • fixed some visual bugs with RTL languages
  • IMPROVED Typography options:
    • improved preview box for Regular Text and Headings – now text sizes are changing live when you change related options
    • added option to enable italic style of headings H1-H6 separately
    • added option to set font-weight of headings H1-H6 separately
  • IMPROVED support of custom modifications:
    • added ability to add custom content to tiles of Portfolio element via 'us_before_portfolio_item_anchor_html' and 'us_after_portfolio_item_anchor_html' actions
    • added ability to override 'us_comment_start' and 'us_comment_end' functions via child theme
  • IMPROVED Dropdown element in header:
    • now WPML switcher flag images have alt attribute with language code
    • fixed bug when double slashes are added to links with "#" and "?" symbols
  • IMPROVED Portfolio popup window – now it doesn't show navigation arrows when "Sided Navigation" option is off in Theme Options > Portfolio Options
  • IMPROVED theme elements preloader – now it takes appearance type from "Preloader Screen" option (if it enabled)
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED bug when columns hidden on tablets are not shown on screens with 900-991px width when "Disable extra features of Visual Composer" is off
  • FIXED case of fatal error when VC original shortcodes (which are not supported by Impreza) were added to the content
  • FIXED bug when Author page doesn't take images size set in Theme Options > Blog Options > Archive Pages
  • FIXED bug when double quotes symbols added into Button text are cut on the frontend
  • FIXED rare bug when WooCommerce products lose its variations after theme update
  • FIXED bug when new image size created in Theme Options has "Any x Any" name
  • FIXED aspect ratio of video previews of posts with video format in all blog lists
  • FIXED styling issues of Gravity Forms when "Output CSS" option is disabled
  • FIXED some inconsistent appearance of Page Scroller navigation dots
  • FIXED bug when Tour sections are closing on scroll on small screens
  • FIXED bug when attachment page shows extra image near the footer
  • FIXED some visual bugs of Cart and Checkout WooCommerce pages
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 4.4.2 — May 15, 2017 #

  • FIXED extra left and right paddings in Title Bar on Portfolio Pages
  • FIXED not working Material icons in IE11 and EDGE

Version 4.4.1 — May 13, 2017 #

  • FIXED not working custom link of Single Image element after update to Impreza 4.4
  • UPDATED languages files

Version 4.4 — May 12, 2017 #

  • ADDED option to manage Image Sizes – now it's possible to specify sizes of images in most theme elements to improve page loading speed (check this article for more info)
  • ADDED option to set Site Icon, which just repeats WordPress functionality for better convenience
  • ADDED option to lazy load Google Fonts to improve page loading speed
  • IMPROVED Title Bar Options:
    • added ability to set all Title Bar options globally for all website pages or for specific page types (portfolio pages, blog posts, archive pages, shop and product pages)
    • added new options to control background-repeat and background-position (both in Theme Options and in meta box options)
  • IMPROVED Portfolio module:
    • renamed "Portfolio Item(s)" to "Portfolio Page(s)" for better understanding
    • added ability to display breadcrumbs in Title Bar (like on regular pages)
    • removed navigation arrows in Title Bar to avoid user experience issues
  • IMPROVED Blog:
    • added Images Size option for Blog content element
    • added Featured Image Size option for blog posts
    • added Images Size option for Related Posts
    • added Images Size option for Blog Home page, Archive pages, Search Results page
  • IMPROVED Single Image element – added 3 new styles: Outlined, Simple Shadow, Colored Shadow (Example)
  • IMPROVED loading of Material Icons – removed link to external CSS file to improve page loading speed
  • IMPROVED accessibility of theme elements with anchors including Social Links
  • IMPROVED interface of content elements in Visual Composer Backend Editor
  • IMPROVED support of Templatera plugin – fixed Row appearance issues
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 1.0.4
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED Portfolio element bug when tile with custom link doesn't allow to open pages of following tiles in a popup
  • FIXED bug when meta box (Header, Title Bar, Sidebar, Footer) options don't work for custom post types
  • FIXED bug when lightbox doesn't work in Single Image after update to 4.3
  • FIXED row background video appearance for RTL sites in IE11 and EDGE
  • FIXED colors of circles in Tabs "Timeline" layout on small screens
  • FIXED incorrect appearance of Contact Form icons in IE11
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 4.3.1 — April 19, 2017 #

  • FIXED empty Search Results page when nothing found – now it shows default phrase "No results found"
  • FIXED issue when Modal Popup button always has white text color regardless custom value
  • FIXED incorrect appearance of "State" field in WooCommerce Checkout page
  • FIXED incorrect appearance of all outlined buttons in header
  • FIXED incorrect colors of some buttons in bbPress

Version 4.3 — April 14, 2017 #

  • ADDED new buttons options Shadow and Hover Style – now it's possible to set shadow to all website buttons (Example 1, Example 2)
  • ADDED options to customize "Read More" button globally in all blog lists
  • ADDED options to disable Portfolio and Testimonials modules
  • ADDED compatibility with WooCommerce 3.0:
    • enabled modern zoom gallery on product page (Example)
    • fixed incorrect appearance of some elements
    • fixed adding to cart via ajax
  • IMPROVED Addons page:
    • added free plugins which are fully supported by Impreza (WooCommerce, Contact Form 7, The Events Calendar)
    • fixed issue when error message appears without error itself
    • improved interface of installing and activating actions
  • IMPROVED Website Performance options:
    • swapped "Enable theme-disabled features of Visual Composer" option to "Disable extra features of Visual Composer" option for better understanding
    • added "Disable jQuery migrate script" option to remove extra default WP script file
    • removed extra "Minify theme CSS files" option – now theme always uses minified files
  • IMPROVED Custom CSS and Custom HTML areas in Theme Options:
    • now they're located in a separate "Custom Code" tab and stretched to a screen height
    • added search by code inside every field via CTRL + F
  • IMPROVED Images Size option (used in Image Slider, Single Image, Portfolio elements) – added size values from WooCommerce when it is installed
  • IMPROVED Portfolio Items sided navigation – now it displays images with better quality on small screens
  • IMPROVED Footers module – added ability to control capabilities to manage footers by user role
  • IMPROVED WP Custom Menu element – added option to change font size of menu items
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED display of ID in VC elements used by default in the theme (Column, Text Block, Tabs, Accordion, Tour, Video Player, WP Custom Menu)
  • FIXED bug when Portfolio with "Load More" or "Infinite Scroll" doesn't load items if site uses WPML plugin
  • FIXED extra padding of Accordion & Toggles elements when Ultimate Addons is installed
  • FIXED styling issues of Gravity Forms when "Output CSS" option is disabled
  • FIXED mix of Comments and Tags checkboxes in Blog Settings window
  • FIXED bug when column with large image has an extra height in IE11
  • FIXED issue when Main Menu appear in delay on loading page
  • FIXED incorrect appearance of carousel arrows in IE11
  • FIXED button size option in Contact Form element
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 4.2 — March 24, 2017 #

  • ADDED new Page Scroller element – now it's possible to jump through page sections via mouse scroll or via swipe gesture on touch screens (Example 1). Also it's possible to display navigation dots on screen side (Example 2, Example 3)
  • ADDED Testimonials categories – now it's possible to display testimonials of specific categories only
  • IMPROVED Portfolio element:
    • added ability to display items as carousel with related options arrows, dots, auto rotation (Example 1, Example 2)
    • added option to choose size (generated thumbnail) of images in tiles
    • added ability to change global responsive behavior of portfolio tiles
    • added "16:9" value for Items Aspect Ratio option
    • added ability to set "1 column" or "6 columns"
  • IMPROVED Blog element:
  • IMPROVED Logos Showcase and Testimonials elements:
    • added option to center first item in Carousel mode, which allows to cut edge items with even quantity
    • added option to slide by several items instead of one in Carousel mode
    • added default preloader for Carousel mode
  • IMPROVED Row element – added "Disable Sticky Row at width" option which allows to use Sticky Row on small screens
  • IMPROVED Single Image element – added option to show image title and description like in Image Gallery element
  • IMPROVED Main Menu header element – added option to disable animation of dropdowns
  • UPDATED Google Fonts list in Typography options
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 1.0.3
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED appearance of categories checkboxes in Blog and Portfolio Grid settings with RTL languages
  • FIXED issue when blog with "Load More" button doesn't load posts if site uses WPML plugin
  • FIXED issue when page with small content has an extra scroll bar on mobile screens
  • FIXED semantics of UpSolution widgets titles to correspond to WordPress widgets
  • FIXED styling issues of Gravity Forms when "Output CSS" option is disabled
  • FIXED incorrect appearance of IconBox with "left" icon position in Safari 9
  • FIXED display of extra class name in WP Custom Menu element
  • FIXED bug when not sticky header overlapped by sticky row
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 4.1.2 — March 1, 2017 #

  • IMPROVED Google Maps API key option – now it is located in Theme Options > General Settings, this allows to avoid adding the key to every Google Maps content element
  • FIXED issue when Responsive options of columns don't work for mobiles (columns always have been stacked into a single column)
  • FIXED rare bug when main menu item doesn't have a highlight as current item if it is used for "one page" scrolling
  • FIXED issue when some videos don't have fullscreen mode in Portfolio Item popup
  • FIXED cutting edge of the first left item of carousel in Logos Showcase element
  • FIXED issue when Custom Menu in Footer shows debug notice
  • FIXED alignment of mobile Main Menu in Vertical Header
  • FIXED incorrect line break in Contacts element in Safari

Version 4.1.1 — February 17, 2017 #

  • FIXED missing "wpb_text_column" CSS class in all Text Blocks, that may cause incorrect visual appearance

Version 4.1 — February 16, 2017 #

  • IMPROVED Header Builder elements – added new option to hide element when the header is NOT sticky, this allows to set defferent logo image for sticky header (you need to update Header Builder to version 1.0.2)
  • IMPROVED Tabs element – now all its sections are closed on small screens (when Tabs transformed to Accordion), this improves User Experience on mobiles
  • IMPROVED Demo Import – now it used improved function for downloading files from our server
  • IMPROVED Accordion element – now its active (opened) section can be closed by a click
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 1.0.2
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED bug when Portfolio Items have incorrect links on Archive and Search Results pages
  • FIXED bug when Theme Options couldn't be imported manually on "Manage Options" tab
  • FIXED bug when Text Block element has wrong semantics of the first <p></p> paragraph
  • FIXED bug when Image Slider shows an extra image after exit from Full Screen view
  • FIXED rare bug when the Footer duplicates page content of some 3rd-party plugins
  • FIXED broken Theme Options layout with German and Spanish languages
  • FIXED appearance of Sticky Row when it comes right after Title Bar

Version 4.0 — February 3, 2017 #

  • ADDED new Footers module (custom post type):
    • now it's possible to add ANY content element into website Footer (instead of WordPress widgets only)
    • now website Footer can be customized via Visual Composer like regular page – it's possible to have 3 or more different sections in a website Footer (instead of predefined Top & Bottom) and change its colors, height, width, columns quantity and apply many other options
    • now it's possible to have several website Footers with different content, and display specific Footer on specific page
  • ADDED new Portfolio Grid option – now it's possible to open Portfolio Item pages in a popup (Example 1, Example 2, Example 3, Example 4)
  • ADDED new ability to customize 404 error page – just create a regular page with "error-404" slug and it will be shown instead of default 404 page (Example)
  • ADDED new ability to have sticky sub menu on any page (Example)
  • IMPROVED Main Demo site – now it has more trendy look and improved page layouts, its content is available for demo import
  • IMPROVED Row element:
    • added new "Sticky Row" option, which fix the row at the top of a page during scroll (only on screen width bigger than 900px)
    • added ability to apply Top Footer colors and Bottom Footer colors via "Row Color Style" option
    • now it's possible to change default value of "Row Height" option for all pages
  • IMPROVED all theme CSS sizes (paddings, margins, width, height etc) – now they have relative "rem" and "em" values instead of pixels. So now every size is related to Regular Text font size by default, that adds to Impreza more flexible and modern look
  • IMPROVED Demo Import – now all files for import are located on our server, which allows us to update them without Impreza update, also the theme has much smaller size now
  • IMPROVED Responsive Options of Row Columns – now when the column has specific width for large or medium devices, it won't honor "Columns Stacking Width" global option
  • IMPROVED Blog Options – now it's possible to set specific sidebar for Blog Posts, Blog Home Page, Archive Pages, Search Results Page separately from regular pages
  • IMPROVED Image Slider element – now it loads only first 3 images, which greatly improves page loading speed and performance when slider has dozens of images
  • IMPROVED Custom Heading element – now its font size on small screens (less than 768px) uses relevant values from Typography options
  • IMPROVED WP Custom Menu element – added "Layout" and "Alignment" options for better flexibility
  • IMPROVED Dropdown and Button header elements – now it's possible to open its links in a new tab
  • IMPROVED Progress Bar element – now it's possible to set specific value for bar height
  • IMPROVED Testimonials element – added option to display specific items
  • IMPROVED ActionBox element – added option to set size of its title
  • IMPROVED integration with WPML 3.6:
    • added option to show/hide flags of languages in Dropdown header element
    • updated config for translating Impreza shortcodes
    • fixed appearance of all language switchers
  • UPDATED All demo data for import
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED bug when Preloader Screen shows both custom image and animated preloader
  • FIXED bug when Gallery lightbox ovelapped by CodeLights Modal Popup element
  • FIXED appearance of Gravity Forms when its "Output CSS" is disabled
  • FIXED appearance of "Submit" button on password protected page
  • FIXED bug with Single Image when it has custom styling
  • FIXED many minor styling issues
  • FIXED some minor bugs

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