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Challenger Changelog

This is a user-friendly changelog for the Challenger WordPress theme. It’s written in non-technical language and will let you know what’s new in Challenger.

If you want a detailed technical version of the changelog, you can view the Challenger commit history on Github.

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1.15 – December 23, 2020

  • Update: added new social media icons for Untappd, Orcid, Strava, and ResearchGate
  • Fix: code elements had the first line indented to the right
  • Fix: stopped outputting “more link” in the RSS feed
  • Fix: removed Challenger Pro ad from MailOptin form customizer

1.14 – April 7, 2020

  • Feature: added Pocket to social icons
  • Feature: added support for Elementor Pro’s custom headers & footers
  • Update: improve table styles
  • Update: phone and email icons display contact info when hovered over
  • Update: remove Google Plus from social icons
  • Fix: corrected color for new social links block
  • Fix: image caption style fixes
  • Fix: “last updated” option in post editor was too wide
  • Fix: removed PHP error notice in the dashboard

1.13 – October 2, 2019

  • Update: removed welcome redirect when activating Challenger
  • Fix: button styles were erroneously affecting the mobile menu button
  • Fix: long taglines no longer pushing mobile menu button down
  • Fix: Gutenberg default button color corrected

1.12 – July 2, 2019

  • Feature: new options added to Show/Hide elements section
  • Feature: bbPress support added
  • Update: submenus now keyboard accessible
  • Update: comments closed message no longer showing if no comments present and comments closed
  • Update: security enhancements
  • Update: Show/Hide options moved into a panel

1.11 – June 27, 2019

  • Update: switched to CORE codebase

1.10 – February 27, 2019

  • Feature: new option to display the “last updated” date for posts
  • Fix: posts showing today’s date on non-English sites using WP 5.1

1.09 – December 5, 2018

  • Update: compatibility for WP User Avatars added
  • Update: shortcodes can be added into Footer Text feature in Challenger Pro
  • Fix: post dates no longer show today’s date for non-English languages

1.08 – December 5, 2018

  • Update: added Goodreads to social icon
  • Fix: Gutenberg fixes

1.07 – November 20, 2018

  • Update: full Gutenberg compatibility
  • Update: styled classic post editor like front-end

1.06 – November 6, 2018

  • Update: redesigned Challenger Dashboard
  • Update: changed Customizer ad

1.05 – November 1, 2018

  • Feature: added WooCommerce support
  • Feature: added Stack Overflow, Mixcloud, Discord, Medium, Patreon, and phone to social icons
  • Update: upgraded Font Awesome to version 5.4.2
  • Update: reorganized social media icons

1.04 – September 4, 2018

  • Fix: social icons in author box not being linked

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