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Zephyr Changelog

Version 6.7 — October 15, 2019 #

  • IMPROVED Headings – added ability to set gradient as text color.
  • IMPROVED Buttons Styles – added ability to set gradient as border color.
  • IMPROVED Button "Link" option – now it's possible to paste "onclick" JavaScript action. Also it's available for Image and Post Custom Field elements
  • IMPROVED Grid appearance – now Grid inside Fullwidth Row doesn't have hardcoded left and right indents, based on gap between Items. This increases flexibility.
  • IMPROVED Grid Layout elements – added options to set transform-origin for hover animation. This increases flexibility.
  • IMPROVED Row Video background – now it is also shown on small screens
  • FIXED bug when the update Impreza 5.3 or 5.6 with CodeLights plugin creates many identical buttons styles
  • FIXED incorrect appearance of quotes symbols in elements titles (added wptexturize)
  • FIXED bug when button style in Contact Form didn't change the button border width
  • FIXED bug with missing header on translated Shop pages via WPML
  • FIXED bug when sharing via WhatsApp didn't include post image
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 6.6.2 — October 1, 2019 #

  • FIXED issue when the site becomes unavailable after updating the theme to version 6.6, if WP_DEBUG is enabled

Version 6.6.1 — September 30, 2019 #

  • FIXED issue when migration process didn't work, because of UpSolution Core plugin is updated after the Zephyr update

Version 6.6 — September 30, 2019 #

  • IMPROVED migration process – now websites with dozens of pages have more stable updates from older Zephyr versions
  • IMPROVED Row element – added ability to show simple image slider as Row background. Check the example and another one
  • IMPROVED Product data element – added ability to show "List of attributes", which shows all global and custom attributes of the current product (except Weight and Dimensions, which are available as separate values)
  • IMPROVED Post Image element – now when it has "Show media preview..." option enabled and used in Grid with products, it will show the slider with images amount indication
  • IMPROVED Accordion element – added "Remove left and right indents" option. Check the examples
  • IMPROVED Button "Link" option – now it's possible to force "Open in a new tab" with values from custom fields. Also it's available for Text, Image, Post Image, Post Title and Post Custom Field elements
  • IMPROVED Grid "Invert order" option – now it's consistent when selected: By "Order" values from "Page Attributes" box
  • IMPROVED "Used In" indication on Grid Layouts admin page – now it shows sidebars with Blog and Portfolio widgets
  • UPDATED Font Awesome icons to version 5.11.2
  • UPDATED WPML config – added translation support for Popup element
  • FIXED bug when product category page shows no products, if menu has Page Block with Grid showing products
  • FIXED bug when images on Cart page didn't appear after cart update with enabled Lazy Load
  • FIXED issue when Pricing Table always show buttons, even they are not set
  • FIXED bug when Page "404 Not Found" ignores selected content template
  • FIXED work of elements appearance animation with enabled Lazy Load
  • FIXED bug when Interactive Text didn't push words to the next line
  • FIXED appearance issues of Rows in backend editor for RTL
  • FIXED bug when Lazy Load didn't work for images in footer
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 6.5 — September 16, 2019 #

  • IMPROVED Paste Section ability – now that the copied section has custom Grid Layout, it is also created on your site when pasting
  • IMPROVED Button Styles – added "Font size" and "Line height" options
  • IMPROVED Grid – added "Items Aspect Ratio" option, now it's possible to override aspect ratio of selected Grid Layout. So it's no need to create several Grid Layouts for different aspect ratios.
  • IMPROVED "Optimize JS and CSS size" option – added "Merge Google Fonts styles into single CSS file" option, which allows to improve pages loading speed
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED incorrect appearance of Google fonts with different site languages, if the "Optimize JS and CSS size" option is enabled
  • FIXED incorrect work of "load more" pagination on WooCommerce shop page with specified content template
  • FIXED issue when image placeholder is shown on Row background, if the image wasn't set
  • FIXED bug when Text Block doesn't show Youtube video (and other embeds) on frontend
  • FIXED appearance of Accordion inside Tabs, when it used with specific Content template
  • FIXED bug when Post Content element disappears in WPBakery Role Manager settings
  • FIXED bug when Excerpt length was not working for taxonomy descriptions
  • FIXED work of "load more" pagination of Grid with ACF Gallery selected
  • FIXED bug when custom CSS in Footer didn't work on homepage
  • FIXED work of "Page Break" tag with custom Content templates
  • FIXED incorrect appearance of Grid images in EDGE
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 6.4 — September 2, 2019 #

  • ADDED new Paste Section ability – now it's possible to copy any section on any demo site and paste it into your site. This allows to build your pages faster
  • ADDED Images Placeholder option – now it's possible to show specific image globally for all cases when the image is absent
  • IMPROVED Demo Import – added ability to import Headers separately from any demo site
  • IMPROVED Uploaded Fonts option – added ability to enable Italic style for uploaded fonts
  • IMPROVED Button – added Link "None" value, which allows to show buttons without URL
  • IMPROVED Image – added "Size" and "Style" settings into header element
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED bug when enabled "Disable Visual Editor" option in User profile settings hides Header/Grid builders content
  • FIXED issue when Grid with "Items of the same taxonomy of current post" shows only posts with same type
  • FIXED bug when FlipBox back side is visible while front side has semi transparent background
  • FIXED bug when post with "Link" format doesn't take target attribute in Grid Layout elements
  • FIXED bug when Product custom attributes are not showing in the "Product data" element
  • FIXED bug in Grid when video post preview doesn't appear when categories are selected
  • FIXED backwards JS compatibility issue with some browsers (replaced "let" to "var")
  • FIXED bug in Grid when video post preview doesn't appear on Archives pages
  • FIXED bug when Post Content doesn't show description on Category pages
  • FIXED issue when Images with "Large" size are shown with incorrect width
  • FIXED bug when Tabs are collapsed into Accordion even on wide screens
  • FIXED bug when Row Shape Divider is overlapped by Revolution Slider
  • FIXED incorrect appearance of checkboxes in WooCommerce forms
  • FIXED bug when Search icon in header shows above Dropdown
  • FIXED issue with Person element paragraphs in description
  • FIXED incorrect Open Graph meta tags on product pages
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 6.3 — August 19, 2019 #

  • ADDED Shape Divider for Rows – now it's possible to show colored shape between Rows. Check all examples
  • IMPROVED Grid Layout templates:
    • added image previews in templates window
    • added "Side Image Left 2:1" template
    • added separate "News" group
    • now templates with rounded corners are affected by "Rounded Corners" global option
    • updated names and order of several templates
  • IMPROVED Post Comments – now the element won't be displayed if commenting is disabled and there are no comments
  • IMPROVED Product data element – added "Default Actions for Plugins Compatibility" option
  • IMPROVED Grid – added the ability to show manually selected terms
  • IMPROVED slider control behavior – now its value is changed by the mouse wheel only when the field is in focus
  • UPDATED Font Awesome icons to version 5.10.1 – added new icons, see the changelog
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED incorrect appearance of Separator after Page Title with enabled "Show the next text in the same line" option
  • FIXED bug when Product Category page is empty if header menu contains Page Block with Product Categories
  • FIXED issue when "Reverse order for columns stacking" option removes the gap between columns on mobiles
  • FIXED bug when Page Scroller shows more dots on a page if its "Content template" option is set
  • FIXED bug when Lazy Load increases carousel height with not square-shaped images
  • FIXED bug when "Exclude Rows and Columns" couldn't be off in Menu Page Blocks
  • FIXED issue when Grid with ACF Gallery shows all the images with empty gallery
  • FIXED issue when text in Search field is changed by changing Search icon size
  • FIXED incorrect appearance of Search field in header on small screens
  • FIXED PHP warning when adding SVG site icon in Theme Options
  • FIXED bug when Grid with Masonry and filters sometimes cut
  • FIXED incorrect RTL appearance of icon in Search widget
  • FIXED bug when units in slider control may reset to "px"
  • FIXED issue when Grid filter shows empty categories
  • FIXED bug when FlipBox is flickering in Chrome
  • FIXED icons in Popup element
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 6.0.1 — July 26, 2019 #

  • IMPROVED Page Blocks in Menu – now, when you add Page Block into Menu, its "Exclude Rows and Columns" option is enabled by default
  • UPDATED Grid Layout templates – changed the default Post Image size to 600x600 in several Blog and Gallery templates to improve their default appearance
  • FIXED Header Builder bug, when after applying some header template, the top and bottom areas are shown as disabled
  • FIXED bug when Google Font with two or more words in its name is loaded incorrectly
  • FIXED appearance of "close" icons in mobile menu and Popup element
  • FIXED compatibility issues with Slider Revolution 6+ versions
  • FIXED link of Logo Image for all Header templates

Version 6.0 — July 23, 2019 #

  • ADDED UpSolution Core bundled plugin to provide the main functionality, read about it
  • ADDED Gutenberg (Block Editor) optimization:
  • ADDED ability to fully customize WooCommerce pages, including:
  • ADDED Page Block element – now it's possible to add predefined content to several pages and edit it in a single place. Page Block allows to exclude Rows and Columns, so you can show only one predefined element (which is not possible in Templatera)
  • ADDED ability to show Page Block in Menu as a dropdown. It allows to significantly customize menu dropdowns. Check the examples
  • ADDED gradients as color values – now color pickers accept "linear-gradient" values and you're able to use them in backgrounds of the theme elements. Check the Main Demo for example.
  • ADDED Sticky Column option – now it's possible to fix column content on the top of a page during scroll. Check the example
  • ADDED Interactive Banner element (from the CodeLights plugin) – it shows image and text with hover effect. Check the examples
  • ADDED Media categories module – now it's possible to set categories to images in Media library and then create image galleries with filter via Grid
  • ADDED Lazy Load option, which allows load images when they're in the viewport only, this will improve pages loading speed
  • ADDED 19 new color schemes. Also improved the contrast of some old schemes
  • IMPROVED Grid:
    • now Carousel type is a separate element, this improves UX while editing (e.g. when "Pagination" and "Filter" options didn't apply for carousels but were showing in settings window)
    • added ability to show only "Sale" or "Featured" products (when WooCommerce is enabled)
    • added ability to show "Upsells" for the current product (when WooCommerce is enabled)
    • added ability to exclude "Out of stock" products (when WooCommerce is enabled)
    • added 4 order values for products: by sales, by price, by rating (when WooCommerce is enabled)
    • added ability to order items by number of comments, this works for all post types with comments (in WooCommerce products comments mean reviews)
    • added ability to show "Terms of selected taxonomy" and "Child terms of current taxonomy" with relevant options. This may be useful to customize archives
    • added option to change "No results found" text, also it's possible to show nothing when Grid doesn't have items (leave new option blank)
    • added the ability to show results of "Gallery" and "Post Object" options from ACF PRO plugin
    • added carousel "Auto height" option for 1 column
    • now when Grid showing Media (attachments) without specified images, it will show images attached to the current post (instead of all images from the library)
    • added METRO type to display items, check the example
    • added "Invert order" option to improve convenience (also applicable for Carousel element)
    • added ability to select private posts for manually selected items (also applicable for Carousel element)
    • added the ability to order items by custom field
    • added ability to see all Grid Layout Templates
    • now Grid with non-existing Grid Layout uses "Image & Title" template to improve site visitors UX
  • IMPROVED Theme Options admin page:
    • added link "Edit selected" for all options allowing to select page, page block or header
    • changed UI accent color from green to blue to match the default WordPress admin colors
    • all WooCommerce related options moved into Shop tab
    • decreased page size to improve its loading speed
  • IMPROVED Row and Inner Row:
    • added ability to reverse order for columns on small screens, which is useful to have a different layout for mobiles
    • added ability to set any value with any units for columns "Additional gap" option
    • improved settings window UI via separated "Columns" tab
  • IMPROVED Menu Dropdowns settings:
  • IMPROVED Mobile Menu:
  • IMPROVED Accessibility:
    • added IDs to main page areas: page-header, page-content, page-footer. This improves the support of some accessibility plugins
    • added focus highlight for checkboxes in forms
    • fixed issues in Comments list and Post Author element
  • IMPROVED "Link" option for Button, Image, Post Image, Post Title, Post Custom Field and Text elements – now it's possible to select link related variables:
    • "Use the element value as link" (e.g. adds "mailto" link, if the value is an email)
    • Custom appearance in Grid: Custom Link
    • Testimonial: Author Link
    • "URL", "Link", "File" field types of ACF plugin
  • IMPROVED Tabs and Vertical Tabs (former "Tour") elements:
  • IMPROVED Post Content element:
  • IMPROVED Text element in the header – now its icon is located inside the link if it is set. This allows creating clickable icons in a header
  • IMPROVED Text Block appearance – added "Text Blocks bottom indent" option, which allows setting "margin-bottom" for all Text Blocks globally. This is useful to avoid usage of Separator between Text Block and the next element.
  • IMPROVED Post Prev/Next navigation – added "Size" option, which allows changing the size of blocks on the screen sides
  • IMPROVED Post Date – now "Smart" format takes time format from the general site settings, so it may show am/pm
  • IMPROVED Page Title – now it shows corresponding titles for Day, Month, Year archives and for Post page
  • IMPROVED Progress Bar – added "Title Size" and "Title HTML tag" options to improve flexibility and SEO
  • IMPROVED Header/Grid builder interface – changed top buttons icons to words to improve UX
  • IMPROVED Separator – now its link with a hash (#some-section) has a smooth scroll
  • IMPROVED Post Taxonomy – added the ability to output terms as buttons with any Button Style. The same in Grid Layout element.
  • IMPROVED Post Comments – added "Hide this element if no comments" option. The same in Grid Layout element.
  • IMPROVED Tabs, Tour switch animation – now they use simple "fade", which improves site performance
  • IMPROVED Tabs, Tour, Accordion – now they don't show tabs and sections with empty content
  • IMPROVED Post Custom Field element – added option to select HTML tag
  • IMPROVED Horizontal Wrapper – added ability to justify inner elements
  • IMPROVED Sharing Buttons – added ability to select any text to share
  • IMPROVED Portfolio Pages admin screen – added image previews
  • IMPROVED site performance via adding rel="noopener" attribute to all links with target="_blank". Read about it
  • IMPROVED Google Fonts loading – added option to select "font-display" property
  • IMPROVED product category image – now it's possible to display it via Post Image element and via Row background set as Featured Image
  • IMPROVED Page Layout metabox options – added link "Edit selected" for better UX
  • UPDATED Font Awesome icons to version 5.9 – added new icons, see the changelog
  • UPDATED Facebook icon and color to correspond to new brand
  • UPDATED Person element – changed "G+" social icon to simple "G"
  • UPDATED Grid Layout templates
  • UPDATED CSS classes:
    • .l-content to .l-main
    • .w-tabs.layout_timeline to .w-tabs.style_timeline
  • UPDATED languages files
  • UPDATED WPML config
  • FIXED accessibility issues in Carousel dots, Social Links, Sharing Buttons, Search, Message Box and "Back to top" button
  • FIXED issue when Events pages (from The Events Calendar plugin) ignore "Content template" option
  • FIXED issue when Grid didn't show posts content if that Grid is shown via Page Block template
  • FIXED bug when any post without Post Image preview didn't show the video in its content
  • FIXED bug in Grid when posts didn't show their content after post with empty content
  • FIXED issue when Sharing Buttons didn't share the URL including "&" character
  • FIXED bug when Grid filtering didn't work when called via Page Block
  • FIXED issue when a vertical header is always scrolled on desktops
  • FIXED loading of Google Maps script to correspond to their API
  • FIXED issue when Separator text didn't support <strong> tags
  • FIXED appearance of prev/next navigation on small screens
  • FIXED empty alt attribute of Image in transparent header
  • FIXED code issue for support PHP 7.3
  • FIXED Cart in header – removed hidden <h2> heading to avoid SEO conflicts
  • FIXED broken aspect ratio of images in Grid items in Internet Explorer 11
  • FIXED bug when Accordion titles didn't output <h5> HTML tag
  • FIXED bug when "Portfolio" widget didn't have links to portfolio pages
  • FIXED Page Scroller glitches in Chrome when scrolling via trackpad
  • FIXED bug when Slider Revolution as Row background overlaps the Row content
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 5.4.1 — March 8, 2019 #

  • IMPROVED Row settings – added option to reverse order for stacking columns
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED incorrect appearance of Grid carousel items on small screens
  • FIXED appearance of Mobile Menu and Cart elements in header
  • FIXED bug when comments are not shown on posts
  • FIXED minor styling issues

Version 5.4 — March 6, 2019 #

  • ADDED ability to fully customize the layout of any page, including:
    • Blog Posts: change elements position, remove unneeded and add needed elements, set typography options independent of global theme options
    • Archive Pages separately by taxonomy: Authors, Categories, Tags, Portfolio Categories, Portfolio Tags and public custom taxonomy. Now category pages can be different from tag pages. Added Theme Options > Archives Layout settings
    • Search Results Page: it's possible to add any elements before and after the results list. Added Theme Options > General > Search Results Page option
    • Posts page (former Blog Home page), which used in WordPress settings: it's possible to add any elements before and after items list. Added Theme Options > General > Posts page option
  • ADDED new Post content elements:
    • Post Content – outputs content of the current post. This element is available for Page Blocks only
    • Post Image –  shows Featured Image of the current post
    • Post Title – shows the title of the current post
    • Post Date – shows date (published or modified) of the current post
    • Post Author – shows information about the author of the current post
    • Post Taxonomy – shows all terms of selected taxonomy of the current post
    • Post Comments – shows comments amount or comments list with a response form
    • Post Prev/Next Navigation – outputs links to previous and next posts
    • Post Custom Field – outputs the value of some predefined or custom field of the current post
    • Horizontal Wrapper – outputs inner several elements in a single line. Works like in Header Builder or Grid Layout
  • ADDED Grid Layout templates:
  • ADDED ability to show Post Date in human-friendly format, like "4 hours ago", "Today at 14:50", "Yesterday at 10:32", "8 Jan at 12:57"
  • IMPROVED Grid element:
  • IMPROVED Contact Form element – added:
  • IMPROVED Sharing Buttons:
  • IMPROVED Typography options:
  • IMPROVED Image appearance inside post content – now it's possible to show image wider than its container by setting image alignment to "center". This increases readers experience in blog posts
  • IMPROVED Grid items customizations – now "Custom apperance on Grid" metabox is also available for pages, posts and public CPTs. It means that you can set custom colors and size for specific item in Grid
  • IMPROVED Insert/edit link window (in elements with "Link" option) – removed extra post types which can't have frontend appearance to improve selection
  • IMPROVED Logos Showcase and Image Gallery elements – now they're shown via Grid element, which greatly increases appearance customization
  • IMPROVED Buttons in Headers and Grids – now "Design Options" affects directly on the button, not the wrapper, it's better for UX
  • IMPROVED Tabs and Accordion appearance – now the size of tabs and accordion sections is relevant on font size for better view
  • IMPROVED Animation Delay option in Image and Column elements – now it's possible to set any value in seconds
  • IMPROVED Testimonials – added the ability to set Rating and show it via Post Custom Field as 5 stars
  • IMPROVED Video Player element – updated settings with actual abilities of YouTube and Vimeo
  • IMPROVED Demo Import – added ability to import Page Blocks separately from any demo
  • IMPROVED IconBox – now its description field is editable via visual editor for better UX
  • IMPROVED Row settings – now it's possible to add Vimeo video as background
  • IMPROVED Popup element – added options to set Button Icon and its position
  • IMPROVED Image Slider – added "Slide Speed" and "Pause on hover" options
  • IMPROVED Image element – added option to show an image as a circle
  • UPDATED Font Awesome icons to version 5.7.2 – added new icons, see the changelog
  • UPDATED CSS class in theme elements: .w-grid-item-elm changed to .w-post-elm
  • UPDATED "Google Plus" icon and naming to simple "Google"
  • UPDATED Google Fonts list in Typography options
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED bug when default marker of OpenStreetMap is not shown with enabled "Optimized JS and CSS size" option
  • FIXED issue when "Centering the middle cell" option in horizontal header affects on tablets and mobiles states
  • FIXED Icon Position option in Buttons for RTL websites – now it corresponds to the value (Left or Right)
  • FIXED bug when IconBox with specified Icon Circle color displays with the same background color
  • FIXED issue when Grid items with random order are showing twice after loading more items
  • FIXED bug when vertical header can't be scrolled on iPads in landscape orientation
  • FIXED bug when Grid filter didn't work, if the site header menu has Portfolio widget
  • FIXED issue when text inside of Separator was cropped on small screens
  • FIXED bug when the "Button Size" option didn't work in Popup element
  • FIXED bug when Image in header always had an empty "alt" attribute
  • FIXED bug when Dropdown in header is shrinked on small screens
  • FIXED SEO issues in Pricing Table titles via changing <h5> to <div>
  • FIXED shadows in a buttons preview in Theme Options > Buttons
  • FIXED spacing issue in Interactive Text element on page loading
  • FIXED Facebook share counts in the Sharing Buttons element
  • FIXED issue when Tabs were not opened via absolute URLs
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 5.3 — December 25, 2018 #

  • ADDED new Popup element – now it's possible to place any content inside popup window and set its opening conditions. Check the examples
  • ADDED new FlipBox element – now it's possible to diverse your website content via two-sided box, which flips on hover. Check the examples
  • ADDED new Interactive Text element – now it's possible to show dynamically changing text. Check the examples
  • IMPROVED Recommended Plugins (Addons) admin page – now it's possible to quickly install free popular plugins supported by Zephyr, which greatly increase theme abilities:
    • Custom Post Type UI
    • Advanced Custom Fields
    • TablePress
    • Contact Form 7
    • Yoast SEO
    • Smush Image Compression and Optimization
    • WP Super Cache
    • UpdraftPlus Backup
  • IMPROVED editing of content elements – now all elements have improved "Design Options" tab in their settings window, which allows to manage margin, border, padding values, set extra class name and element ID
  • IMPROVED editing of Header elements – now it's possible to set most options values in any units instead of "px" only: example 1, example 2, example 3
  • IMPROVED Social Links header element – added "Icons Style" and "Gap between icons" options, so now it has the same options as content element
  • IMPROVED Text header element – added options to control line height on default, tablets, mobiles states
  • IMPROVED Separator content element:
    • added option to set custom height
    • added Responsive options to change height depending on the screen width
    • reworked setting window UI for faster editing
    • disabled "Empty Space" element, all of them will be migrated into Separators after theme update
  • IMPROVED WPBakery Backend Editor UI:
    • added icons preview to IconBox and Button elements
    • reworked "Add New Element" window for faster elements selection
  • IMPROVED Website Performance settings – added "Remove "http/https" from paths to files" option, which allows to fix issues with some caching plugins
  • IMPROVED color palette in color pickers – if the palette is empty, it is being filled with colors from Theme Options > Colors > Content colors
  • IMPROVED Header Builder – added "Center the middle cell" option, which allows to align elements in the middle cell to accurate center
  • IMPROVED Typography Options – added ability to set Headings font size in "rem", "em" units, and line height in "px" units
  • IMPROVED preloader in Grids popups – now it shows custom image, if it set on Theme Options
  • UPDATED Font Awesome icons to version 5.6.3, see the changelog
  • UPDATED Google Fonts list
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED bug when Map element with OSM provider didn't work in inactive tab of Tabs and Accordion
  • FIXED incorrect behavior of Grid when Specific items didn't respect "Items Quantity" value
  • FIXED appearance of "Contact Form 7" buttons to be relevant to the "Default Button" style
  • FIXED incorrect appearance of breadcrumbs on The Events Calendar archive pages
  • FIXED bug when Design Options for Row and Column didn't work on 404 page
  • FIXED incorrect width of Search field with "Simple" layout in vertical header
  • FIXED bug when Search field in header didn't take focus on iPhones
  • FIXED appearance of Pricing Table element on small screens
  • FIXED appearance of The Events Calendar "view as" filter bar
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 5.2 — November 8, 2018 #

  • ADDED new Button Styles management – now it's possible to create unlimited button styles with different colors, sizes and use them in all website buttons. New abilities:
    • now it's possible to change appearance of buttons separately (instead of global options for all buttons)
    • now it's possible to set custom colors for Background, Border and Text (instead of predefined colors)
    • now it's possible to change the Border width (instead of 2px predefined)
    • now all buttons are responsive and may have a text on several lines (removed "white-space: nowrap"). You can use <br> tag to force button text to the next line
  • IMPROVED support of WPBakery Frontend Editor – now most content elements (including Rows and Columns) are working and shown as they should (like in Backend Editor)
  • IMPROVED Shop options – now all WooCommerce buttons use new button styles, and it's possible to change buttons appearance for primary and secondary actions
  • IMPROVED Button element:
  • IMPROVED Grid element – added options to customize "Load More" button via new button styles
  • IMPROVED Contact Form element – added options to customize button via new button styles
  • IMPROVED Grid Layout editor:
  • IMPROVED interface of Theme Options > Colors:
    • now Color Schemes are located in a separate window to improve access to color pickers on small screens
    • added "Active Menu Item Background in transparent header" color picker
    • now the color picker value is selected by first click
    • removed extra "color" wording in all color pickers
  • IMPROVED image placeholder in theme elements:
    • now Single Image and Prev/Next navigation show a square with a primary background color when image is absent
    • now Logos Showcase doesn't show the item without an image
  • IMPROVED Separator element – now it's possible to set custom height and also change it on small screens. Also "Empty Space" element was swapped by Separator with custom height
  • IMPROVED support of SVG images – now they are shown correctly in Single Image, Image Gallery, Image Slider and Person elements, and also in popups
  • IMPROVED Map (former Google Maps) element – now it's possible to use free OpenStreetMap provider to display your maps
  • IMPROVED encoding of Custom HTML element in headers, which will prevent headers crashes in further theme updates
  • IMPROVED interface of Backend Editor – now IconBoxes and Buttons have icons preview for better user experience
  • IMPROVED Cart element in header – added ability to change colors of a quantity badge
  • IMPROVED Portfolio Pages – added ability to change the author (like in posts)
  • IMPROVED appearance of comments on all site pages
  • UPDATED Font Awesome icons to version 5.5 – added tons of new icons, see the changelog
  • UPDATED Google Fonts list
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED inconsistency of "Apply when the screen width is less than" option in Header states
  • FIXED incorrect font-weight of Post Title in Grid elements in some cases
  • FIXED Login widget issue because of insecure cookie via SSL
  • FIXED missing of "alt" attribute of Image Slider element
  • FIXED HTML validation error in "ul.w-nav-list" block
  • FIXED bottom valign of fullscreen row in IE11
  • FIXED some styling issues in shop pages
  • FIXED validation issues in breadcrumbs
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 5.1 — September 13, 2018 #

  • ADDED ability to display WooCommerce products via Grid element – now it's possible to strongly customize product lists via all existing Grid features
  • ADDED ability to optimize theme JS files – now it's possible to disable unused components to reduce size of single JS file (as it works with CSS)
  • ADDED Portfolio Tags – now it's possible to use built-in tags for all Portfolio Pages like in Posts
  • ADDED preview of SVG images in Media Library
  • IMPROVED Grid Layout editor:
  • IMPROVED Shop options:
  • IMPROVED Grid element:
  • IMPROVED IconBox element:
    • added ability to set "Right" icon position
    • added option to align IconBox with "Left" icon position to the center of its container
    • fixed bug when IconBox with link and "Left" icon position has an empty anchor
    • fixed bug when the icon circle without title becomes an ellipse
  • IMPROVED Row element:
  • IMPROVED Counter element:
  • IMPROVED comments form:
    • added ajax notification for incorrect values of Name, Email, Message fields
    • added checkbox dependency on "Show comments cookies opt-in checkbox" WordPress setting
  • IMPROVED customization of "404 Page Not Found" – added option to set specific page instead of default message
  • IMPROVED php template of single blog post – added "us_after_single_post_content" action for developers
  • IMPROVED Typography options – added ability to set different colors for h1 - h6 headings
  • IMPROVED Logos Showcase element – added Smooth Rotation option for carousel mode
  • IMPROVED headers customization – added unique CSS class name based on Header ID
  • IMPROVED Columns – now its links has a smooth scroll to elements with ID
  • IMPROVED popups – now page with opened popup is not scrolling
  • IMPROVED Tabs & Tour elements – added Tabs Title Font option
  • UPDATED Font Awesome icons to version 5.3.1 – added tons of new icons, see the changelog
  • UPDATED Header Builder to version 2.2.1
  • UPDATED Google Fonts list
  • UPDATED languages files
  • FIXED bug when Ultimate Addons scripts were not loaded on Page Blocks, 404 page, Search Results page
  • FIXED images size of posts with Gallery format when they are shown via Grid Layout with media preview
  • FIXED issue when vertical header on mobiles appears as horizontal on first page loading
  • FIXED issue when Product Category element stretches a single product to the full width
  • FIXED bug when Grid carousel starts autoplay on mobiles with disabled Auto Rotation
  • FIXED bug when color picker with RGBA value lose transparency after saving options
  • FIXED bug when scrolling to anchors is not working in popups on iPhone and iPad
  • FIXED issue with inability to click some elements inside wrappers of Grid Layouts
  • FIXED issue when WPBakery frontend editor breaks a page with disabled Row
  • FIXED bug when Chrome keeps playing sound in background in closed popup
  • FIXED issue when Slider Revolution scripts were not loaded on Page Blocks
  • FIXED height of the first Fullscreen Row when site header is not sticky
  • FIXED calculation of custom Aspect Ratio values in Grid Layouts
  • FIXED appearance of The Events Calendar pages
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Version 5.0 — August 1, 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 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
  • ADDED Font Awesome 5 icons– now it's possible to use all 1295 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)
  • ADDED option to add more Google Fonts on Theme Options > Typography, added fonts can be set for different theme elements
  • ADDED ability to upload font files and use them in all font options
  • ADDED Smooth Scroll Duration option – it sets duration in milliseconds of page scrolling via "hash" links
  • 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)
    • now columns in a Row always have the same height, and don't collapse when empty
    • added ability to align content of the Full Screen Row to the bottom
    • added option to set a link to the whole Column in a Row
    • now single posts, archive pages and search results page depend on "Row Height by default" option in Theme Option > Site Layout
    • now all Impreza content elements have vector icons in admin interface of Page Builder
  • 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 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 Social Links element (check demo examples):
  • IMPROVED Separator content 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
    • now Icon and Title are shown together at the same time (check the example)
    • now Font Size option is applied for Icon too
    • added option to set link for Title
    • added option to align Title and Icon
  • IMPROVED Header Builder:
    • added ability to set padding and border to all header elements, separately for Default, Tablets, Mobiles states
    • added "Extra class name" option to all header elements, which allows to customize them via CSS
    • added option to apply Bold, Uppercase, Italic styles in Menu and Text elements
    • added option to change an icon in Search element
    • now in Text element all HTML tags except <br> are not rendered on the frontend
    • now it's possible to add several Search, Cart, Social Links elements (and duplicate them too)
    • now it's possible to select websafe font combination or uploaded font in all elements
  • IMPROVED color pickers:
    • 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 Contact Form element:
  • IMPROVED Login widget:
    • now user input errors are showing below fields without page reload
    • added preloader on frontend to improve user experience
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 Testimonials module – added Author Company field, when edit a Testimonial. You can show it in any Grid Layout via Custom Field element
  • IMPROVED comments form – enabled default WordPress checkbox "Save my name and email in this browser for the next time I comment"
  • IMPROVED Tabs and Tour elements – added option to select HTML tag of section titles, which are shown in the Accordion mode
  • 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 WPML support – added an ability to translate Pricing Table, Logos Showcase, Social Links elements
  • 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 Logos Showcase element – added option to select images size
  • 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 bug when 404 page and Maintenance page didn't show WPML translation on multilingual site
  • 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 issue when Headers, Footers, Testimonials are shown in generated XML sitemap
  • FIXED bug when it's not possible to save unchecked checboxes in Header page options
  • 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 bug when NextGEN gallery plugin can't work with Zephyr theme
  • FIXED bug when Text header element don't shrink on small screens
  • FIXED appearance of buttons in WooCommerce widgets
  • FIXED some HTML validation errors
  • FIXED some minor bugs

Versions 4 and older #

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