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Version 2.3.3

Added
  • Improved: Redux admin options tweaks
  • Improved: WordPress 5.6 compability tweaks
  • Added: WP-PostViews plugin is now added as Entry Views plugin alternative (Appearance > Herald plugins > WP-PostViews plugin)
Fixed
    • Fixed: Co-authors plugin bug fixes
    • Fixed: Several minor styling issues

Version 2.3.1

Added
      • Improved: WordPress 5.5 compability tweaks (update number 2)

Version 2.3

Added
      • Improved: WordPress 5.5 compability tweaks

Version 2.2.4

Added
      • Options to choose multiple stylings for social sharing in the plugin settings in dashboard (Settings -> Meks Easy Social Share)
      • Official support for WP Forms WordPress plugin
Fixed
      • Several minor styling issues

Version 2.2.3

Fixed
      • Removing modules and sections in admin not working properly in the previous version

Version 2.2.2

Great news! theme has been awarded the “WP requirements compliance badge” by Envato/ThemeForest, which is a certificate proving that it now meets the highest quality standards in the WordPress ecosystem.
Improved
      • A slight code refactoring to meet the highest standards per Envato requirements
Fixed
      • Issue with mobile hamburger menu button
      • Several minor styling issues

Version 2.2.1

Fixed
      • Several minor styling issues

Version 2.2

Mandatory changes to accommodate the latest Envato/ThemeForest requirements:
      • Theme Options panel is removed from the theme. To make it appear again, you need to install and activate Redux Framework Plugin via Appearance -> Herald plugins
      • All theme associated widgets cannot be a part of the theme anymore and are now removed. To get your widgets back, please install and activate Herald Buddy plugin in Appearance -> Herald plugins
      • Social sharing functionality cannot be a part of the theme anymore. To enable social sharing, please install and activate Meks Easy Social Share plugin in Appearance -> Herald plugins
      • Additional JS field is not allowed in Theme options anymore thus it is removed from the theme. As an alternative, you can use Insert Headers and Footers WordPress Plugin
      • Additional CSS field is not allowed in Theme options anymore and is now patched into the WordPress native field in Appearance -> Customize -> Additional CSS
Added
      • Styling support for the latest WordPress blocks (introduced in WordPress 5.2)
      • Admin panel styling for WP 5.0+ editor and all blocks
Modified
      • Options to choose social networks for sharing are now located in the plugin settings in dashboard (Settings -> Meks Easy Social Share)
Fixed
      • Several minor styling issues

Version 2.1.4

Added
      • Option to choose which elements to display in responsive/mobile header (Theme Options -> Header -> Responsive Header)
Improved
      • Posts Module now supports filtering by custom taxonomies if assigned to regular posts
Fixed
      • Pages in admin edit screen not displaying metaboxes when WP 5.x used Classic Editor plugin
      • Several minor styling issues

Version 2.1.3

Added
      • Styling for Blocks (coming with the new WordPress editor in version 5.0)
Improved
      • Fully tested and ready for WordPress 5.0
      • Envato Market plugin is now recommended for theme updates
Fixed
      • Fixed: Several minor styling issues

Version 2.1.2

Added
      • Initial support for the upcoming new WordPress content editor (Gutenberg)

Version 2.1.1

Fixed
      • Featured module not working when posts were filtered by tag (bug appeared in version 2.1)

Version 2.1

Added
      • Option to add category featured image (thumbnail) so it can be displayed in Category modules
      • Featured Module in Modules Template now fully supports displaying Custom Post Types (if registered, they will be detected automatically and you can choose it instead of standard posts)
      • Option to display Facebook and Instagram profile links in author vertical meta bar on single posts (Theme Options -> Single Post -> Meta Bar)
      • Options to disable ads on specific pages, i.e contact, 404, etc… (Theme Options -> Ads)
      • Quora social icon option for author social links in the author box below single post content
Improved
      • Styling for GDPR cookie consent checkbox field in comment forms
      • Password protected functionality is now supported in Modules Template
Fixed
      • Font size options not working properly on specific server configurations
      • Minor styling issues

Version 2.0

Added
      • Options to manage font sizes for various text elements through Theme Options panel (Theme Options -> Typography)
      • Instagram Widget (by using Meks Easy Instagram widget WordPress plugin)
      • Option to specify “number of words per minute” in order to fine-tune calculation of posts “reading time” (Theme Options -> Misc.)
Improved
      • Compatibility for the latest WooCommerce plugin version
Fixed
      • Minor styling issues in various browsers & responsive mode

Version 1.9.1

Added
      • When choosing posts manually inside modules, now you have a quick search field for an easier selection, instead of entering post IDs (Modules Template)
Fixed
      • Problem with comments section overlapping footer in Post Layout 1 (appeared in version 1.9)
      • Minor styling issues

Version 1.9

Added
      • Option to display updated/modified date in post meta data for all layouts (Theme Options -> Main Layouts)
      • Option to order posts by updated/modified date in Modules (Modules Template)
      • Option to choose between include/exclude logic when filtering custom post types by its taxonomies (Modules Template)
      • Option to add WooCommerce Cart as Header element (Theme Options -> Header)
      • Option to display Header Ad in responsive mode (Theme Options -> Header -> Responsive Header)
      • Translation strings for login form in Header (Theme Options -> Translate)
Improved
      • Blurry text over the images in specific layouts and cases
Fixed
      • Minor styling issues in various browsers & responsive mode

Version 1.8

Added
      • Category modules (now you can display/list your categories via module builder)
      • vKontakte share button
      • Login form can be added as header element (Theme Options -> Header)
      • Support for new WordPress widgets (Audio, Video, Image)
      • Option to group secondary menus under a single “more” link in responsive/mobile navigation (Theme Options -> Header -> Responsive Header)
      • Support for Yoast SEO plugin’s “primary category” feature (Theme Options -> Misc.)
      • New Google Fonts (Theme Options -> Typography.)
      • Support for WooCommerce 3+
Fixed
      • Conflict with some plugins which break author twitter url on single post vertical meta bar
      • Minor styling issues in various browsers, responsive and rtl mode

Version 1.7

Added
      • Authors module which displays your users/authors (Modules Template)
      • New ad slot to display ad inside vertical meta bar on single posts (Theme Options -> Ads, Theme Options -> Single Post -> Meta Bar)
      • More options for trending posts section. Now you can slide/rotate items, and choose number of items to display (Theme Options -> Header -> Trending)
      • Options to temporarily activate/deactivate modules
      • Options to order posts by user/visitor review score (if using WP review plugin)
      • Option to open regular content images in pop-up (Theme Options -> Misc.)
      • Option to add more elements to responsive/mobile header navigation (Theme Options -> Header -> Responsive Header)
Improved
      • Image post format now displays image caption in pop-up
Fixed
      • Sticky bottom bar on single posts not displaying on mobile
      • Minor styling issues in various browsers, responsive and rtl mode

Version 1.6

Added
      • Support for custom post types in modules. If any public custom post type is registered it will be automatically detected in modules (Modules Template)
      • Authors Page Template which lists all blog authors
      • Support for Co-Authors Plus WordPress Plugin, now you can easily set multiple authors for a single post
      • Option to filter posts by one or more authors (Modules Template)
      • Option to exclude specific posts by IDs (Modules Template)
      • Option to add link to module title (Modules Template)
      • Option to make vertical meta bar sticky (Theme Options -> Single Post -> Meta Bar)
      • Option to enable infinite scroll loading on single posts (Theme Options -> Single Post -> Extras)
      • Options to choose sidebars for bbPress user pages (Theme Options -> bbPress )
Improved
      • If category has a parent it will display its link so you can go back to parent category (Category Template)
Fixed
      • Filtering by tags not working in modules when more then one tag is specified

Version 1.5.3

Added
      • Option to display full content instead of excerpt in Layout A (Theme Options -> Main Layouts -> Layout A)
      • Share options for ReddIt, StubmeUpon, Email and WhatsApp (Theme Options -> Misc.)
Improved
      • FontAwesome libary is updated to the latest version
      • Redux options framework updated to the latest version
Fixed
      • Exclude by tag option not working in modules
      • Minor styling issues in various browsers, responsive and rtl mode

Version 1.5.2

Added
      • “Custom CSS class” option field for sections and modules with which you get a possibility to apply custom styling to a section or a module using CSS
      • Option to on/off ads above and below content per each single post
      • Translation strings for comment form fields i.e Name, Email, Website (Theme Options -> Translation)
Improved
      • Social sharing not working in some specific cases (i.e. having UTF8 characters in post titles)
      • Reading time and excerpt limit now properly calculates values for languages with UTF8 and special characters
Fixed
      • Option to filter posts by time period in Herald Posts Widget
      • Sticky sidebar conflicts in specific cases
      • Featured image custom ratio option not working (Theme Options -> Page)

Version 1.5.1

Fixed
      • Module builder not working in specific cases (bug appeared in version 1.5)

Version 1.5

Added
      • Option to specify browser width (breakpoint) which will trigger responsive header ( Theme Options -> Header -> Responsive Header)
      • Option to sort posts in ascending or descending order in modules (Modules Template)
      • Option to automatically select posts from child categories if parent category is selected (Modules Template)
      • Option to choose whether to include or exclude posts from selected categories (Modules Template)
      • Option to choose whether to include or exclude posts from selected tags (Modules Template)
      • Option to on/off category description (Theme Options -> Category Template)
      • Option to position comment form above/below comments list (Theme Options -> Single -> Extras)
      • Option to display post time in meta data for all post layouts
      • Option to enable “multibyte” support and calculate reading time properly for some specific languages (Theme Options -> Misc.)
      • Option to choose whether prev/next posts in sticky bottom bar will be pulled from the same category as current post (Theme Options -> Single -> Extras)
      • Full support for Custom Sidebars WordPress plugin by WMPU Dev. Now widgets inherit our theme styling by default
Improved
      • If paginated post is set to be displayed in layouts 3,6 or 9, it will automatically fall-back to layouts 2,5 or 8 respectively, in order to avoid styling issues
Fixed
      • Minor styling conflict with WP Review plugin latest version
      • Minor styling issues in various browsers, responsive and rtl mode

Version 1.4.3

Fixed
      • Problem with editing categories in WP 4.5

Version 1.4.2

Fixed
      • Bug with specific Google Fonts

Version 1.4.1

Improved
      • Featured image on the first page of a paginated post is displayed by default
Fixed
      • Minor styling glitches in various browsers, responsive and rtl mode
      • Header/Footer date language for non-english WP installations
      • Conflict with plugins which override Twitter field in user profile options

Version 1.4

Added
      • Support for post reviews/rating system using WP Review WordPress Plugin (stars, points and percentage review type). You can also order posts in modules by review values!
      • Option to automatically play (rotate) posts in slider modules
      • Posibility to remove vertical meta bar on single posts (Theme Options -> Single Post -> Meta Bar)
      • Support for breadcrumbs using Yoast SEO WordPress plugin
      • Search button in mobile/responsive header
Fixed
      • Minor styling glitches reported by users

Version 1.3

Added
      • Options to filter trending posts by category, tag, or choose manually (Theme Options -> Header -> Trending Posts)
      • Option to filter posts in Modules by specific post Format (i.e. display Video posts only)
      • Possibility to override global display options per each single post separately (i.e. On/Off featured image only for some posts)
      • New ad slot – above single post content (Theme Options -> Ads )
      • Possibility to put Mini Logo in header bottom bar
      • Option to position meta bar left/right for single posts (Theme Options -> Single Post -> Meta Bar)
      • Option to change overlay opacity values for Layouts with the text over the images (Theme Options -> Misc)
      • Option to display scroll to top button (Theme Options -> Misc)
      • Possibility to order posts in Modules by title (alphabetically)
      • Option to on/off post titles in Layout K (Theme Options -> Main layouts -> Layout K)
      • Option to position paginated post navigation above/below post content (Theme Options -> Single Post -> Extras)
      • Option to display featured image caption on pages (Theme Options -> Page)
      • Full width Page template
Fixed
      • Several styling issues for specific layouts
      • Lots of RTL mode bugs and issues

Version 1.2

Added
      • Full support for WooCommerce WordPress plugin
      • Products Module! You can display your WooCommerce products in Modules template
      • Full support for bbPress WordPress plugin
      • Option to filter posts by tag (Posts Module, Featured Module)
      • 2 new demos for import – Blog and Tech examples!
Improved
      • Several styling tweaks and improvements in various browsers and responsive mode
Fixed
      • Text module not saving content in Mozilla Firefox
      • Module builder not working fine in older Safari versions

Version 1.1

Added
      • 3 new demo examples in demo importer. Fahion, Essence & Sports!
Improved
      • Several styling tweaks and improvements in various browsers and responsive mode
Fixed
      • Related posts option not working in admin in some browsers
      • Comments button in sticky bottom bar not working for custom comments plugins
      • Logo option not sizing properly on mobiles

Version 1.0

    • Initial release
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