Changelog v.8

v.8.8.1 (May 22, 2020)

Improved compatibility for basic WooCommerce widgets/shortcodes in Elementor.

 

v.8.8.0 (May 18, 2020)

1. New demo: Fashion Store - https://the7.io/fashion-store/
2. New The7 widgets for Elementor:
    - Products Masonry & Grid;
    - Products Carousel.
3. Improved: option to hide the title in WooCommerce products pages. 
4. Improved: redundant .SVG files removed from standard The7 icon fonts.
5. Fixed: issue on archive pages with posts backgrounds always being visible (even when they are disabled). 
6. Fixed: issue in IE11 with Elementor full-width rows not stretching properly.
7. Fixed: issue with word wrap not working in The7 Breadcrumbs in Elementor.
8. Fixed: issue with header area and top bar having different paddings in boxed layouts.
9. Fixed: WooCommerce ratings are visible even after being disabled. 
10. Fixed: issue with WooCommerce notification popups overlapping. 
11. Fixed: issue with WooCommerce not showing borders for some buttons.
12. General improvements to WooCommerce compatibility and appearance. 
13. Improvements to WPML Compatibility.
Other minor improvements and under-the-hood changes.

 

v.8.7.2 (May 6, 2020)

Ensured compatibility with WooCommerce 4.1.
New demo: Fashion Blog - https://the7.io/fashion-blog/
Improved: FontAwesome updated to v.5.13.0.
Improved: icon fonts version (where available) indication added to The > Icons Manager screen.
Improved: fields for Custom CSS and JavaScript were enlarged.
Improved accessibility: "title" and "alt" attributes added to the lightbox buttons.
Fixed: multiple WooCommerce lists with different pagination modes on the same page break each other. 
Fixed: "pullquote" element affects adjacent elements. 
Fixed: minor typographic issues in The7 Elementor widgets on mobile devices. 
Fixed: The7 Elementor widgets styling issues on archive pages.

 

v.8.7.1 (Apr 30, 2020)

New: "The7 Breadcrumbs" Elementor widget.
Improved: Google Fonts list updated.
Improved: "alt" attribute added to lightbox buttons.
Fixed: issue with share buttons not being visible in the gallery lightbox.
Fixed: issue with "play" button positioning in the gallery page template.
Other minor improvements and under-the-hood fixes. 

 

v.8.7.0 (Apr 24, 2020)

1. New demo: Business Adviser (https://the7.io/business-advisors/)
2. Improved: header section editing is enabled for the Elementor theme builder (update PRO Elements to v.2.9.3 via The7 > Plugins).
3. Improved: PRO Elements is no longer required for demo import when Elementor Pro is already in use. 
4. Improved: UI of "Portfolio Masonry & Grid" shortcode for WPBakery Page Builder.
5. Improved: tags taxonomy added to Portfolio CPT.
6. Fixed: issue with The7 Elemenor widgets displaying the content even if a related post type is disabled.
7. Fixed: issue with "WooCommerce Masonry & Grid" for WPB pagination not working when used in a blog post. 
8. Fixed: issue with a mobile menu in a bottom bar missing an icon.
9. Fixed issue with posts not being clickable in carousel shortcodes/elements/widgets.
10. Fixed: issue with a side gap when using the "floating menu button" header layout.
11. Fixed: issue with extra border in the menu in the "split" header layout.
12. Fixed: issue with "+" quantity WooCommerce button missing the border.
13. Fixed: issue with "maximum background width" and content "jumping" when scroll shows up.
14. Updated: ru_RU lang files.

 

v.8.6.0 (Apr 8, 2020)

1. New demo: Online Courses & Education- https://the7.io/online-courses/
2. Improved: single and archive page editing is enabled for the Elementor theme builder (update PRO Elements to v.2.9.1.1 via The7 > Plugins).
3. Improved: "mobile menu" (hamburger) and "close" buttons. Including:
    - icons style selection;
    - more interposition and styling options.
4. Improved: more styling options for menu items dividers, and decorative lines in the header.
5. Improved: better RTL compatibility.
6. Fixed: issue with cloned Album Carousel elements not processing clicks. 
7. Fixed: issue with Elementor footer not being imported.
8. Fixed: Hotel Booking plugin "blinking".
9. Fixed: If search microwidget is set to "Input width: fixed width", its placeholder text is always white in FF.
10. Fixed: WooCommerce collapsable sidebar overlay blocking the sidebar in mobile layouts.
11. Fixed: WooCommerce checkout page; coupon field and corresponding button not being equal in height.
Other minor improvements and fixes.

 

v.8.5.0.1 (Mar 27, 2020)

1. New demo: Elementor Minimal Creative - https://the7.io/elementor-minimal-creative/
2. Beta-feature: footer editing via theme builder (Templates > Theme Builder). You must have both the theme and PRO Elements plugin updated to the newest versions. 
3. Improved: filtering by URL added to "portfolio masonry & grid" shortcode.
4. Improved: one request (icon font) less :) Fontello, used mainly for service purposes, is moved to legacy features.
5. Accessibility improvement: "title" attribute added to inputs.
6. Fixed: issue when responsiveness is disabled in theme options, header paddings resetting to 0 on mobile devices.
Other minor improvements and under-the-hood fixes. 

 

v.8.4.1 (Mar 13, 2020)

1. Improved: compatibility with WooCommerce 4.0.
2. Fixed: issue with header side paddings being doubled if the header is set to "floating" and its layout to "split header".
3. Fixed: the search icon is not visible in IE 11 with a certain setting combination.

 

v.8.4.0.1 (Mar 6, 2020)

1. Fixed: Fatal error when using a heavily customized child theme after v.8.4.0 update.
2. Improved: ru_RU language files updated.

 

v.8.4.0 (Mar 5, 2020)

1. New: PRO Elements plugin (Elementor add-on) added to the theme package.
2. New Elementor demos:
    - Consulting: https://the7.io/consulting/
    - Logistics: https://the7.io/logistics/
3. Improved: WooCommerce filters UI on mobile devices. 
4. Improved: FA5 icon in Contact Form replaced with The7 standard icon set. 
5. Fixed: in the Elementor editing interface, if a Slideshow is selected for a page title, the transparent header option is not available.
6. Fixed: if there are multiple videos in a gallery, their audio keeps playing when switching to the next video.
7. Fixed: IE11 compatibility issue with "Full height row" with "Background Override: Browser full dimension" on demos.
8. Fixed: issue with misaligned buttons in the Gallery lightbox.
9. Fixed: issue with fancy titles having black background by default.
Minor improvements to pre-made websites installation process. 
Other minor improvements and fixes. 

 

v.8.3.0 (Feb 27, 2020)

1. New demo: The7: Elementor Business One-Page (https://the7.io/elementor-business-one-page/).
2. Fixed: request to google font API even when google fonts are not in use.
3. Fixed: navigation arrows positioning not working since the last theme/plugins update.
4. Fixed: "background under the box" being overwritten by the "content background". 
5. Fixed: issue with thumbnails generation when emulating different browser width in dev tools. 
6. Fixed: issue with website logo doubling in Elementor tablet editing mode.
7. Minor WooCommerce integration improvements.
8. Minor Elementor integration improvements.
Other minor improvements and fixes. 

 

v.8.2.1 (Feb 10, 2020)

1. New demo: Clothing Store (WooCommerce). Check it out here: https://the7.io/clothing/
2. Fixed: microwidgets not showing up if a text field is empty.
3. Fixed: issue in portfolio shortcode with "custom link" showing up even if it is being disabled.
4. Fixed: missing field "item" in breadcrumbs.
5. Fixed: issue in Team Masonry & Grid shortcode with border color.
6. Fixed: issue with empty space showing up above the sidebar, when the browser width is equal to the mobile breakpoint value.
7. Updated: ru_RU lang file.
8. Updated: fr_FR lang file.
Other minor improvements and fixes. 

 

v.8.2.0 (Jan 29, 2020)

1. WooCommerce 3.9 compatibility.
2. New: settings for top bar responsiveness were added:
    - breakpoint;
    - paddings for it.
3. Improved: top bar paddings will not sum up with header paddings. 
4. New: additional settings for header paddings responsiveness were added:
    - breakpoint;
    - paddings for it.
5. New: dedicated "Collapse columns after" setting was added for the footer.
6. New: fancy title can now use the featured image (post cover) as a background.
7. Improved: buttons to automatically install the default FontAvesome 4/5 were added to The7 > Icons Manager.
8. Improved: "Icon gap" setting was added for the "Button" WPB shortcode.
9. Improved: hover behavior on mobile devices. 
10. Fixed: issue with inactive bundled plugins being activated after the update. 
11. Fixed: issue with full-screen backgrounds on iOS/iPadOS devices.
12. Fixed: issue with transparent icons in Carousel shortcodes. 
13. Fixed: issue with items cropping in Carousel shortcodes. 
14. Fixed: issue with Carousel shortcodes stretching columns. 
15. ru_RU lang files updated.
16. General improvements to Elementor compatibility.
17. General improvements to WPB shortcodes by Dream-Theme.
Other minor improvements and fixes.

 

Ultimate Addons and Convert Plus by BrainstormForce (Jan 23, 2020)

Security update.

 

v.8.1.1.1 (Jan 23, 2020)

1. Fixed: "data-vocabulary.org schema deprecated" warnaing.
2. Improved: additional Elementor settings are included in demo content. 

 

v.8.1.1 (Jan 17, 2020)

1. Improved: opacity option added to social icons microwidget. 
2. Fixed: issue with the theme downgrading Slider Revolution to v.5 on plugin update.
3. Fixed: issue with hovers in microwidgets.
4. Fixed: issue with styles of microwidgets in mobile layouts.
Other minor improvements and under the hood changes.

 

v.8.1.0 (Jan 11, 2020)

1. New: mobile breakpoint and paddings settings for the main area, footer, and bottom bar were added.
2. New: 2020 shortcode for dynamically displaying the current year in the copyright area. 
3. New: "Set display "swap" for google fonts" option was added to The7 > My The7, Settings screen. It yields an insignificant score boost in the Google Page speed test. It also messes up fonts loading :) Not recommended, unless you know exactly what you are doing.
4. Fixed: "HEX color () needs to be 6 or 3 digits long" error in Elementor.
5. Fixed: issue with gaps between images in galleries on mobile devices.
6. Fixed: issue with images captions positioning.
7. Fixed: issue with progress bar widget animation not working.
8. Fixed: issue with incorrect images sizing in the WooCommerce grid layout on hover. 
9. Fixed: missing "close" icon in the search overlay. 
Other minor improvements and fixes. 

 

v.8.0.0 (Dec 25, 2019. Merry Christmas!)

Attention! We have revised the "Side paddings" block in Theme Options > Advanced > Responsiveness. This should cause no issues, but you may want to double-check the settings described in paragraph 3 below. 

1. New: full support for Elementor page builder has landed! Including (but not limited to): 
    - The7 custom post types;
    - Masonry/Grid widget; 
    - Carousel widget;
    - essential page template settings. 
2. New: Elementor Starter - a multipurpose demo built exclusively for Elementor: https://the7.io/elementor-starter/
3. Improved: Theme Options > Advanced > Responsiveness, "Side paddings" block was revised and split between 4 different screens: 
    - General Appearance > Layout, "Margins for pages, posts & templates";
    - Top Bar & Header > Layout > Header layout settings, "Header paddings" (available for Classic, Inline, and Split header layouts);
    - Top Bar & Header > Mobile Header > First header switch point (tablet), "Header paddings";
    - Top Bar & Header > Mobile Header > Second header switch point (phone), "Header paddings";
    - Footer & Bottom Bar > Footer > Footer layout, "Paddings".
4. Improved: left/right margin settings were added to "Page Margins" block in page templates (these settings overwrite ones found in Theme Options).
5. Improved: "Full width" option was added to Footer & Bottom Bar > Footer > Footer layout.
6. Improved: "link" setting was added for Multipurpose microwidget.
7. Improved: update for de_DE language files.
8. Fixed: "Read more" button translation issue in blog shortcodes.
Other minor improvements and fixes. 

 

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