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Change Log

Version 1.4.3

Added
  • Official support for WP Forms WordPress plugin
Fixed
  • Several minor styling issues

Version 1.4.2

Great news! Sidewalk 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
  • Several minor styling issues

Version 1.4.1

Fixed
  • Option to display the first paragraph as the cover description not working properly when a page is created with block editor
  • Several minor styling issues

Version 1.4

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 -> Sidewalk 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 Sidewalk Buddy plugin in Appearance -> Sidewalk 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 -> Sidewalk plugins
  • Additional JS and Google Analytics fields are not allowed in Theme options anymore thus they are 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
  • Favicon option is not allowed in Theme options anymore¬†and is now patched into the WordPress native favicon field in¬† Appearance -> Customize -> Site Identity
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 the dashboard (Settings -> Meks Easy Social Share)
Fixed
  • Several minor styling issues

Version 1.3.3

Added
  • Support for Co Authors Plus WordPress plugin
Fixed
  • Pages in admin edit screen not displaying metaboxes when WP 5.x used Classic Editor plugin
  • Several minor styling issues

Version 1.3.2

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 1.3.1

Added
  • Initial support for the upcoming new WordPress content editor (Gutenberg)
Improved
  • Styling for GDPR cookie consent checkbox field in comment form
Fixed
  • Several minor styling issues

Version 1.3

Added
  • WooCommerce support
Fixed
  • Several minor styling issues

Version 1.2

Added
  • Option to enable infinite scroll loading on single posts (Theme Options -> Single Post Template)
  • Authors Page Template which lists all blog authors
  • Options for mobile logo and mobile retina logo ( Theme Options -> Branding )
  • Option for featured slider to specify autoplay time per slide ( Theme Options -> Post Layouts )
  • Options to enable content image(s) open in pop-up ( Theme Options -> General )
Improved
  • Sticky sidebar working clunky in some cases
  • Automatic excerpt limit now works better for languages with special characters
Fixed
  • Infinite scroll pagination bug in Chrome
  • Sticky header overlapping image pop-ups
  • Minor styling issues in various browsers

Version 1.1.1

Fixed
  • Problem with editing categories in WP 4.5

Version 1.1

Added
  • Option to enable Smooth Scroll effect (Theme Options -> Content Styling)
  • Option to automatically rotate featured slider posts (Theme Options -> Post Layouts -> Featured Slider)
  • Options to on/off post format icons on all layouts (Theme Options -> Post Layouts)
Fixed
  • Minor styling and performance tweaks

Version 1.0.3

Fixed
  • Sidewalk widgets throwing notices in WordPress 4.3 if WP_DEBUG mode is enabled
  • Time ago options not working properly (Theme Options -> General)
  • Minor styling issues

Version 1.0.2

Added
  • Logo, search and social icons added to responsive navigation
  • Translation options for previous and next post labels
Fixed
  • Minor CSS glitches

Version 1.0.1

Improved
  • Cover image in responsive mode
Fixed
  • Issue with retina logo in responsive mode
  • Minor CSS glitches

Version 1.0

  • Initial release
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