Changelog

Version: 5.3 – August 16, 2020

  • Fixed: Theme Options issues using WordPress version 5.5
  • Fixed: Comments not being displayed using WordPress version 5.5
  • Checked: Latest WordPress Version supported, currently 5.5
  • Checked: All plugins that come with the theme works with the latest WordPress version 5.5
  • Improved: Homepage comment ribbon in order to be able to display more comments, for example, 165 https://anthemes.d.pr/sR05F0
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes.

Version: 5.2 – April 01, 2020

  • Checked: Latest WordPress Version supported, currently 5.4
  • Checked: All plugins that come with the theme works perfectly with the latest WordPress version 5.4
  • New: Visitors can add comments with images, videos, audios, documents, etc
  • New: Autoembed links in the comments (like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, etc).
  • Changed: Google+ icon from about section with the Instagram icon and style improved.
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes.

Version: 5.1 – January 07, 2020

  • Checked: Latest WordPress Version supported, currently 5.3
  • Checked: All plugins that come with the theme works perfectly with the latest WordPress version 5.3
  • New: You can add comments to default pages too.
  • Fixed: Theme Options style issue when Notifications are enabled.
  • Removed: Background color from the images that have a link.

Version: 5.0 – November 05, 2019

  • Improved: Theme Options.
  • Improved: 1-click demo installation.
  • Updated: Demo content up to date.
  • Updated: Documentation.

Version: 4.9 – August 21, 2019

  • Fixed: Twitter social share icon link issue.
  • Removed: AccessPress Social Login Lite from the WP repository by plugin author.
  • Removed: WP Instagram Widget from the WP repository by plugin author.
  • Updated: Demo content up to date.
  • Updated: Documentation.

Version: 4.8 – July 13, 2019

  • Checked: Latest WordPress Version supported, currently 5.2
  • Checked: All plugins that come with the theme works perfectly with the latest WordPress version 5.2
  • Improved: Content increased in smaller devices.
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes.
  • Improved: Carousel image ratio.
  • Removed: Resume plugin from demo and theme, but you can still use it.
  • Updated: Demo content up to date.
  • Updated: Documentation.

Version: 4.7 – April 17, 2019

  • New: Share Posts via WhatsApp Web (Chrome, etc).
  • New: Added Home (Posts by Views) & Home (Random Posts) in the demo.
  • Fixed: Title submitted without space (example: bbbbbbbbbbbb).
  • Fixed: Demo import page style issue.
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes.

Version: 4.6.1 – March 05, 2019

  • Fixed: WhatsApp small random issue on Android devices.

Version: 4.6 – March 05, 2019

  • Checked: Latest WordPress Version supported, currently 5.1
  • Checked: All plugins that come with the theme works perfectly with the latest WordPress version 5.1
  • Removed: Google+ share icon
  • Added: WhatsApp share icon
  • Fixed: Theme Options (random broken page)
  • Improved: Minor CSS /color changes.

Version: 4.5.1 – January 29, 2019

  • Fixed: Font Awesome icons.

Version: 4.5 – January 23, 2019

  • Checked: Latest WordPress Version supported, currently 5.0
  • Checked: All plugins that come with the theme works perfectly with the latest WordPress version 5.0
  • Fixed: Number of Topics for Tags for PHP 7.2+
  • Improved: Added theme prefix to font-awesome in order to use the old version and the new one.
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes.
  • Updated: Documentation.

Version: 4.4 – December 02, 2018

  • Fixed: Deprecation notices, added PHP 7.2+ compatibility.
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes.

Version: 4.3 – October 23, 2018

  • New: Related Articles displayed based on categories instead of tags.
  • Fixed: Article page AD issue on mobile devices.
  • Improved: “Recent Articles” and “Related Articles” on mobile devices.
  • Improved: Embeds on smaller devices.
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes.

Version: 4.2 – October 20, 2018

  • New: Instagram Widget. Added style for WordPress plugin “WP Instagram Widget”. Example: https://d.pr/free/i/TFqr2k
  • Fixed: Widgets issue.
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes.

Version: 4.1 – September 26, 2018

  • New: Option to add buttons in the homepage via excerpt with external links, same as “Foot” Theme: https://themeforest.net/item/foot-grid-frontend-submission-content-sharing/11063061
  • New: Options to add links on the homepage via excerpt, in order to add affiliate links.
  • Checked: Latest WordPress Version supported, currently 4.9.8
  • Checked: All plugins that come with the theme works perfectly with the latest WordPress version 4.9.8
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes.

Version: 4.0 – July 27, 2018

  • Checked: Latest WordPress Version supported, currently 4.9.7
  • Checked: All plugins that come with the theme works perfectly with the latest WordPress version 4.9.7
  • Fixed: Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP. An error displayed for PHP version 7+

Version: 3.9 – May 28, 2018

  • New: Latest WordPress Version always supported, currently 4.9.6
  • Added: GDPR (The General Data Protection Regulation) Comment Privacy Opt-in Checkbox.
  • Added: Website field for comments.
  • Checked: All plugins that come with the theme works perfectly with the latest WordPress version 4.9.6
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes.

Version: 3.8 – April 08, 2018

  • New: Latest WordPress Version always supported, currently 4.9.5
  • New: Now you can add content in the homepage via WordPress editor or using a page builder.
  • Checked: All plugins that come with the theme works perfectly with the latest WordPress version 4.9.5
  • Changed: Font awesome link from Theme Options.
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes.

Version: 3.7.1 – February 06, 2018

  • New: Latest WordPress Version always supported, currently 4.9.2
  • Checked: All plugins that come with the theme works perfectly with the latest WordPress version 4.9.2

Version: 3.7 – November 13, 2017

  • New: Latest WordPress Version always supported, currently 4.8.3
  • New: Template – Home (Post by views).
  • New: Template – Full Width 100% for VC.
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes / Theme Options / Theme files.

Version: 3.6 – October 24, 2017

  • New: Latest WordPress Version always supported, currently 4.8.2
  • New: Tag description for SEO purposes.
  • New: Change the 2nd menu (categories) links color.
  • New: Disable 2nd menu (categories) via Theme Options > General Settings.
  • New: Disable Upload button via Theme Options > General Settings.
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes / Theme Options / Theme files.

Version: 3.5 – August 09, 2017

  • New: Social share icons in a pop-up.
  • New: All embeds on the homepage.
  • New: Facebook video embeds on the homepage.
  • New: Hide social share icons from homepage Options > General Settings.
  • New: Hide social share icons from article page Options > General Settings.
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes / Theme Options / Theme files.

Version: 3.4 – July 08, 2017

  • New: Latest WordPress Version always supported, currently 4.8
  • Fixed: Comments issues, when you left a comment the page jumps at the top instead of displaying the comment added.
  • Improved: Comments form / reply issue, etc.
  • Updated: To latest Font Awesome version 4.7.0
  • Updated: Documentation.

Version: 3.3 – April 22, 2017

  • New: Latest WordPress Version always supported, currently 4.7.4
  • New: Template – Home (Random Posts).
  • Added: Home Category ribbon for posts without featured image.
  • Fixed: Comments ribbon on the homepage when the comments are disabled.

Version: 3.2 – February 22, 2017

  • New: Latest WordPress Version always supported, currently 4.7.2
  • New: Homepage Full Width without sidebar option via Theme Options > General Settings.
  • New: Hide Homepage Advertisements via Theme Options > Advertisement.
  • New: All functions now pluggable, for easy overwrite to be used in Child Themes.
  • Improved: Custom Widget Feedburner for SSL.
  • Improved: Design optimized for tablets and smartphones when homepage full width is in usage.
  • Fixed: Gallery / Images in a pop up when JetPack plugin is used.
  • Removed: User Avatar plugin.
  • Updated: Documentation.

Version: 3.1 – December 13, 2016

  • New: Latest WordPress Version always supported, currently 4.7+
  • Improved: Menu on new installs when demo content is installed.
  • Added: menu.json demo mobile content.
  • Fixed: Responsive menu description issue, need to be hidden.
  • Fixed: Single gallery issue using meta box with old images.
  • Updated: Documentation.

Version: 3.0 – September 14, 2016

  • New: Latest WordPress Version always supported, currently 4.6+
  • New: Frontend User Content & Post Management.
  • New: Login / Register system.
  • New: Social Login ( FaceBook, Google + and Twitter ).
  • New: Nav Menu Roles (Hide custom menu items based on user roles).
  • New: 1-click demo installation.
  • New: Automatic, free theme updates.
  • New: WhatsApp share icon for the article page. Displayed in smaller devices.
  • New: Social Login connects in “responsive menu” FaceBook, Google + and Twitter.
  • Fixed: Responsive menu issue.
  • Removed: AccessPress Anonymous Post Submission.
  • Updated: Child Theme with the new plugins.
  • Updated: Documentation for the new features.

Version: 2.2 – June 08, 2016

  • Fixed: Issue with gallery / meta-box plugin.
  • Added: CSS Style for Tables.
  • Fixed: Issue with the ads from Google Adsense being cut off at the middle in the article page, for smaller devices.

Version: 2.1 – April 19, 2016

  • New: WordPress 4.5+ Compatibility.
  • New: Custom Widget: Popular Posts by Views
  • New: Custom Widget: Popular Posts by Likes
  • New: Theme compatibility with HTTPS/SSL. (Note: Images from Theme Options: Logo / Favicon, etc, need to be uploaded again).
  • Improved: Minor CSS changes / Theme Options improvements.
  • Improved: Videos display for smaller devices.
  • Updated: To latest Font Awesome version 4.6.1

Version: 2.0 – March 05, 2016

  • New: Display videos Youtube / Vimeo on the homepage.
  • New: Display SoundCloud on the homepage and Article page.
  • New: Option to Hide Video (Youtube / Vimeo) on the homepage for the article you choose.
  • New: Description for Categories for SEO.
  • Improved: Javascript removed from footer.php and added to /js/custom.js file for better speed.
  • Improved: Minor CSS and HTML improvements.
  • Improved: Featured Articles Slider loading.
  • Fixed: Masonry / Infinite scroll loading issue, unorganized posts layered on top of each other.
  • Fixed: Issue with the meta box.
  • Removed: Spinner .gif and added icon from FontAwesome for better speed.
  • Updated: Documentation.

Version: 1.9 – January 15, 2016

  • Fixed: WordPress 4.4.1 Pagination. The WordPress 4.4.1 security update introduced an incompatibility issue with a lot of themes that use custom pagination on homepage templates. Hopefully, they will fix this issue in the next release 4.4.2 / 4.5 In the meantime a patch to fix this issue, was added to this update.
  • Fixed: Buttons alignment issue in Theme Options.
  • Improved: Minor CSS and HTML improvements.

Version: 1.8 – December 09, 2015

  • New: Change Date Format via Theme Options > General Settings. Full Date added ( Day of Month / Month / Year ) for better structure Data, you can change the format too.
  • New: Hide “Featured Articles” that are displayed in the header via Theme Options > General Settings.
  • New: Hide “Random Articles” that are displayed in the footer via Theme Options > Footer.
  • New: Custom: Posts by Categories (widget), now you can select the category you want to display your articles.
  • New: Social sharing icons on articles without featured image, for the homepage.
  • Updated: To latest font awesome version 4.5.

Version: 1.7.1 – September 18, 2015

  • Added: Social sharing icons for the category / tags / search, etc. pages.
  • Fixed: Space between the content and the footer in the boxed version.

Version: 1.7 – September 18, 2015

  • New: WordPress 4.3+ Compatibility.
  • New: Social sharing icons ( article page ).
  • New: Social sharing icons ( home page ).
  • New: Full Date added ( Day of Month / Month / Year ) for better structure Data ( article page ).
  • Updated: To latest font awesome version 4.4.
  • Improved: Slider loading and height image issue.
  • Improved: Google Snippets
  • Fixed: The Called Constructor Method For WP_Widget Is Deprecated.
  • Fixed: Warnings from Theme Check (Pin WP passed the tests).
  • Removed: Social Share button ( Plugin removed by the Author from WordPress repository ).
  • Removed: Google fonts plugin ( It has not been updated for more than a year, there are better plugins ).

Version: 1.6 – April 28, 2015

  • New: Option to display only once, the ADs from the homepage.
  • Updated: TGM Plugin Activation class for security vulnerability.
  • Updated: Documentation.

Version 1.5 ? April 17, 2015

  • New: Anonymous / Guest front end posting without login / plugin.
  • Updated: Documentation.
  • Updated: .XML Demo content.

Version: 1.4 – March 18, 2015

  • Improved: Minor CSS and HTML improvements, calendar, links, lists, etc.
  • New: New Widget: Posts by Tags (write the tag, or add more tags).
  • Updated: To latest font awesome version 4.3.

Version: 1.3 – February 19, 2015

  • New: Google Webmaster added Missing requires for SERP/SEO “entry-title”, “updated”, “author”, etc.
  • New: Homepage ads, you can replace 300×250 with 300×600.
  • Improved: Caption for Gallery Images.

Version: 1.2 – February 11, 2015

  • New: Display Caption for Gallery Images.
  • Improved: Theme improved for smaller devices.

Version: 1.1 – February 08, 2015

  • New: 2 new Ad Spots for the homepage.
  • Improved: Increased width for small devices.
  • Fixed: the issues with the ads being cut off at the bottom.
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