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Change Log

Version 1.8.1

Great news! Throne 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 1.8

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 -> Throne 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 Throne Buddy plugin in Appearance -> Throne 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 -> Throne 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 dashboard (Settings -> Meks Easy Social Share)
Fixed
  • Several minor styling issues

Version 1.7.4

Fixed
  • Pages in admin edit screen not displaying metaboxes when WP 5.x used Classic Editor plugin
  • Fixed: Several minor styling issues

Version 1.7.3

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 1.7.2

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 1.7.1

Fixed
  • Problem with load more and infinite scroll on Layouts C and D
  • Couple of minor styling issues

Version 1.7

Added
  • Options for Load More and Infinite Scroll pagination ( Theme Options -> General)
  • Authors Page Template which lists all blog authors
  • Option to choose Featured Layout for Pages, and override that option on specific page ( Theme Options -> Page Templates )
  • Option to enable content image(s) open in pop-up ( Theme Options -> General )
Improved
  • Excerpt character limitation now works better for languages with special characters
Fixed
  • Some minor bugs and styling issues in various browsers as well as in responsive mode

Version 1.6.1

Improved
  • RTL stylings
Fixed
  • Video post format not displaying title (in 1.6)
  • Layout C and D styling bugs on specific resolutions

Version 1.6

Added
  • Full “Related posts” functionality for single posts (Theme Options -> Single Post)
Fixed
  • Some minor bugs and styling issues which are reported by users in various browsers as well as in responsive mode

Version 1.5.1

Fixed
  • Throne widgets throwing notices in WordPress 4.3 if WP_DEBUG mode is enabled

Version 1.5

Added
  • Support for Entry Views WordPress Plugin, now you can display number of views for your posts as well as order posts by number of views on home page
  • Option to display reading time for your posts meta data (Theme Options -> Main Layouts)
  • Option to select multiple categories (Throne Posts Widget)
  • Option to filter posts by tags (Throne Posts Widget)
  • Option to pick posts manually (Throne Posts Widget)

Version 1.4.1

Added
  • Security update – Redux options panel and TGM plugin installer (as suggested by Envato), now you are 100% safe
  • New demo importer for easier setup
  • Support for title tag (since WP 4.1) for better compatibility with plugins
Fixed
  • Live preview not working in some cases
  • Some minor bugs and styling issues which are reported by users in various browsers as well as in responsive mode

Version 1.4

Added
  • Option to set number of posts per page for each layout (Theme Options -> Main Layouts)
  • Option to make share buttons always visible (Theme Options -> Main Layouts)
  • Option to display content images in pop-up (Theme Options -> Single Post)
  • Another (fallback) option to manually pick posts/pages on home page (Theme Options -> Home Page)
  • Support for Google structured data (updated and hcard fields issues fixed)
  • Caption display for image/gallery in pop-up mode
  • Options to display meta data (Throne Posts Widget)
Improved
  • Support to display videos on SSL websites as well (Throne Video Widget)
Fixed
  • Issue with Optimize Press WordPress plugin
  • Minor CSS fixes and improvements for reported issues
  • Manual posts picker in theme options not working porperly in wp 4.1

Version 1.3

Added
  • Throne Adsense Widget – option to expand widget width to fit 300px wide ads
  • Throne Posts widget – option to filter posts by time period
  • Header Styling – option to upload logo for devices which support retina displays
  • Header Styling – option to upload another logo for sticky header only
  • Header Styling – option to specify after how many px of scrolling sticky header appears
  • Header Styling – option to add custom url to your logo/website title
  • Content Styling – option to change color for archive titles (category title, tag title, etc…)
  • Single Post – option to on/off tags
  • Single Post – option to display caption for featured images
  • Single Post – option to on/off lightbox(pop-up) for galleries and image post format
  • Page template – option to on/off featured image
  • Page Template – option to hide comments
  • Home Page – option to on/off main post listing (if you wan to show featured area only)
  • Translation strings for comments form
  • Support for Internet Explorer 8
Improved
  • Layout A – display featured images with post format icons for all post formats if content option is set to “excerpt”
  • Sidebars – theme options will now recognize all other custom created sidebars added by other sidebar generator plugins you may want to use
  • All widgets fully supports new customizer in WP 3.9+
  • Access of google webfonts file due to permission problems on some specific server configurations
  • Responsive menu – navigation will close when you click anywhere outside of it
Fixed
  • Problem with reading .po and .mo files properly when used for manual translation
  • Minor CSS fixes and improvements for reported issues

Version 1.2

Added
  • Option to manage home page main posts listing the same way as for featured area (filter by categories, tags, manually pick posts, etc…)
  • Option to position “welcome area” above or below featured area
  • Support to display pages inside featured area on home page (in manual pick mode)
  • Support for paginated content on pages using
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