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Zephyr Changelog

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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