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Impreza Changelog

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 Translation 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 Visual Composer to version 5.2 (changelog)
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 2.0
  • UPDATED Translation 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 Translation 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 Translation 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 Ultimate Addons to version 3.16.12 (changelog)
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 1.0.4
  • UPDATED Translation 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 Ultimate Addons to version 3.16.10 (changelog)
  • UPDATED Visual Composer to version 5.1.1 (changelog)
  • UPDATED Demo Import files
  • UPDATED Translation 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 Ultimate Addons to version 3.16.9 (changelog)
  • UPDATED Revolution Slider to version 5.4.1 (changelog)
  • UPDATED Visual Composer to version 5.1 (changelog)
  • UPDATED Google Fonts list in Typography options
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 1.0.3
  • UPDATED Demo Import files
  • UPDATED Translation 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
  • UPDATED Ultimate Addons to version 3.16.8 (changelog)
  • 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 Translation 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 Revolution Slider to version 5.3.1.5 (changelog)
  • UPDATED All demo data for import
  • UPDATED Translation 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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