Maddux Theme Updates

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  • Keymaster
    February 10, 2015 at 9:00 am #925

    Hello everyone! We’ve decided to make this post the place for keeping track of all updates for the Maddux theme. We’ll do this for each theme we create going forward. Feel free to comment here for feature requests, but please create a new topic if you experience any issues.

    Latest update: Version 1.8.1 (March 1, 2017)

    • Customer request: Added a new theme option and “blog” shortcode option that enables multiple image orientations (aspect ratios), like in some of our more recent themes.

    Version 1.7 (December 14, 2016)

    • Security update: Multiple Sidebars

    Version 1.5.9 (November 2, 2015)

    • New: alternate title option
    • New: “first page only” option for the main slider
    • Fix: “Popular Posts” widget no longer escapes HTML in post titles
    • Fix: better compatibility with microformats
    • A few minor CSS fixes

    Version 1.5.7 (September 14, 2015)

    Version 1.5.6 (September 7, 2015)

    • CSS fix (latest version of chrome is rendering font awesome icons differently)

    Version 1.5.5 (July 2, 2015)

    • Google Analytics no longer loads when previewing a page or post
    • Updated list of Google fonts
    • “Smart dates” option added to Theme Options > Other Options

    Version 1.5.4 (June 29, 2015)

    • A few minor CSS fixes

    Version 1.5.3 (June 20, 2015)

    • Fix: Disqus comment counter no longer removes comment icon
    • Fix: Facebook “like” count now updates properly after Facebook’s recent API change (Facebook & Twitter Follower widget)

    Version 1.5.1 (June 3, 2015)

    • Update: Better CSS rules for “Blog Widget” shortcode (horizontal layout) when using a smaller image
    • Fix: “Blog Slider” widget now works properly with multi-word categories

    Version 1.5.0 (May 17, 2015)

    • New: Mega Menus! See instructions here
    • New: More/better options for choosing “related posts”
    • New: “Lightbox Gallery” shortcode now has an option to set specific image sizes
    • New: Option to enable alt text for featured images
    • New: Ability to filter @replies and retweets when using the Twitter plugin
    • Fix: Several bug fixes/enhancements

    Version 1.4.3 (April 26, 2015)

    • Security Update: TGM Activation plugin security update
    • New: Better support for Youtube URL attributes (start time, end time, etc)
    • New: Better support for Microformats
    • New: Option to use button (instead of auto-load on scroll) with Infinite Scroll, as well as options (via Theme Options or Blog shortcode) to use custom button text
    • Fix: Infinite Scroll loading issue
    • Fix: Minor bug fixes/enhancements

    Version 1.4.2 (April 21, 2015)

    • Fix: google maps didn’t load correctly when nested under “hidden / not-visible” tabs.
    • Fix: optional “sticky navigation” works better on mobile.

    Version 1.4 (April 14, 2015)

    • New: sticky navigation
    • New: “back to top” button
    • New: option to use video embed codes for video posts (previously was limited to Youtube, Vimeo, and self-hosted videos)
    • Update/Fix: blog loop files and widget files are now “included” in a way that is compatible with child themes
    • …and a few other minor updates and fixes

    Version 1.3.5 (March 23, 2015)

    • New: basic support for bbPress
    • New: “Sort order” setting for “(TS) Blog Mini” widget
    • New: option to enable/retain html in post excerpts
    • New: Pause/Resume buttons for carousel sliders
    • New: Youtube & Vimeo videos within carousel sliders are now automatically paused when the slider rotates
    • New: Infinite Scrolling now works on archive pages as well
    • Fix: callout shortcode “button_color” attribute now works with hex colors

    Version 1.3 (March 2, 2015)

    • New: ability to set custom carousel slider height on pages
    • New: “show if…” and “hide if…” shortcodes
    • New: separate options for page/post title bar visibility

    Version 1.2.2 (February 24, 2015)

    • Fix: CSS for (un)responsive Google ads in sidebar
    • Fix: The ability to hide featured media using the “Blog Widget” shortcode was broken
    • New: Option to exclude certain categories from blog loop
    • New: Option to show sidebar below content (instead of beside) on tablet-sized devices
    • New: more control over social sharing options on single posts

    Version 1.2.1 (February 18, 2015)

    • Updated: documentation
    • Bug fix: multiple blog categories in main carousel slider
    • Bug fix: broken page preview for some users
    • Bug fix: dynamic stylesheet when WP core is installed in different directory
    • New: archive.php support for custom taxonomies
    • New: social sharing links on single posts now support Yoast SEO
    • New: support for Yoast SEO breadcrumbs
    • New: option to use widgetized area in header (next to logo) instead of social links / search
    • New: social links widget
    • New: centered logo option
    • New: centered main menu option
    • Compatibility Update: woocommerce 2.3.x

    Version 1.1 (February 12, 2015)

    • General bug fixes
    • Fix: better support for Youtube and Vimeo videos in the main slider
    • Fix: ability to choose blog categories for the main slider (was glitchy in previous versions)
    • New: slider options to choose specific blog posts for the main slider
    • New: slider shortcodes now accept videos
    • New: *support for* Slider Revolution added
    • New: Blog Slider widget added
    • New: Blog Mini widget added

    Version 1.0.2 (February 10, 2015)

    • Fix: page title spacing glitch
    • Modification: ajax calls now use native WP ajax functionality (route through admin-ajax.php)
    • Customer Request / Fix: added theme option to set default behavior for showing/hiding breadcrumbs on pages and posts
    • Customer Request: Added new option (beta) to show page view count within title bar meta area on posts

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