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Chosen Changelog

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1.40 - July 15, 2019

  • Fix: posts with Yoast SEO meta descriptions but no custom excerpt would remove the og:description tag

1.39 - July 8, 2019

  • Update: added ArtStation to social icons
  • Update: new French translation
  • Fix: post dates potentially incorrect by a few hours
  • Fix: pagination on homepage displaying fewer pages
  • Fix: pagination leading to 404 error on last page

1.38 - February 24, 2019

  • Fix: incorrect text domains

1.37 - February 24, 2019

  • Fix: posts showing today's date on non-English sites using WP 5.1

1.36 - February 22, 2019

  • Feature: added option to display the "last updated" date for posts
  • Feature: added bbPress compatibility for forums
  • Update: Footer Text feature added by Chosen Pro now supports shortcodes
  • Fix: top border missing from current menu item if first menu item in mobile menu

1.35 - December 4, 2018

  • Update: added Goodreads icon
  • Fix: Gutenberg compatibility fixes

1.34 - November 12, 2018

  • Update: added support for all Gutenberg blocks
  • Update: classic editor and Gutenberg editor styled like front-end

1.33 - November 2, 2018

  • Update: redesigned Chosen Dashboard
  • Update: changed Customizer ad
  • Update: added Patreon and Medium to social icons
  • Update: added Dutch translation

1.32 - October 11, 2018

  • Fix: dropdown icons displaying improperly in second tier of menu
  • Fix: third-tier menus unusable on RTL sites

1.31 - October 8, 2018

  • Fix: social icons missing when Elementor active

1.30 - October 4, 2018

  • Fix: dropdown indicator in menu not showing

1.29 - October 1, 2018

  • Feature: added scroll-to-top arrow to Customizer
  • Update: added, Mixcloud, Discord, Bitbucket, Stack Overflow, and phone to social icons
  • Update: support for WooCommerce image gallery features added
  • Update: jQuery compatibility updates
  • Update: added Italian translation
  • Update: added Polish translation
  • Update: security enhancements
  • Update: mobile menu is now keyboard accessible
  • Update: upgraded to Font Awesome 5.2
  • Fix: social site names translatable
  • Fix: compatibility update for Jetpack infinite scroll feature
  • Fix: 404 template style fix

1.28 - December 8, 2017

  • Update: compatibility updates for upcoming Chosen Gamer child theme

1.27 - August 16, 2017

  • Feature: added full-width page template
  • Update: styling for Disqus added
  • Fix: styling for author bios on author post archives
  • Fix: review prompt now dismisses permanently when "X" button clicked
  • Fix: sticky post status no longer shows in search results

1.26 - July 24, 2017

  • Fix: Yoast SEO no longer includes "Continue ReadingPost Title" in Facebook description
  • Fix: sidebar in WooCommerce account pages no longer overlaps main content at mobile screen widths

1.25 - July 7, 2017

  • Feature: added WooCommerce support!
  • Fix: review request admin message can be hidden permanently by pressing the X

1.24 - June 9, 2017

  • Update: simplified template routing function
  • Update: added admin notice to request review after 14 days
  • Update: added mobile app ad to theme options page
  • Update: switched Chosen Pro image in Customizer to a GIF

1.23 - March 22, 2017

  • Update: added Twitch social icon
  • Fix: ellipsis no longer displayed after custom excerpts

1.22.1 - March 8, 2017

  • Update: add three new social icons - Google Wallet, Amazon, Yelp
  • Update: added "aria-hidden" role to ornamental icons
  • Update: added more context to certain phrases to make translation easier
  • Update: improved excerpt handling (back-end updates)
  • Update: increased resolution and compressed screenshot.png
  • Update: updated Fitvids
  • Fix: Customizer link in Chosen Dashboard now works for sites with WP installed in a subdirectory
  • Fix: replies to comments by the post author no longer inherit "(author)" label

1.21 - December 5, 2016

  • Update: tested & updated for WP 4.7
  • Update: added Snapchat social media icon
  • Update: Chosen dashboard reorganized and improved
  • Update: now redirecting to Chosen dashboard upon activation
  • Update: copy and style updates to Chosen Pro customizer ad

1.20 - November 21, 2016

  • Feature: added seven new social icons
  • Updated: updated for upcoming WordPress 4.7

1.19 - October 5, 2016

  • Update: added German translation
  • Update: security updates
  • Update: stopped displaying sticky status in search results
  • Fix: comment threading/nesting can now be disabled
  • Fix: fixed post count on archive pages when using extra wide post

1.18 - July 26, 2016

  • Fix: Featured Images on Pages in Internet Explorer now displaying properly when using "natural dimensions" size (Chosen Pro feature)

1.17 - July 14, 2016

  • Update: updated Font Awesome icon font for social icons (new Instagram logo)
  • Fix: dropdown menus now accessible on large touchscreens (iPad landscape mode)

1.16 - April 8, 2016

  • Update: attachment pages now show full size version of images, descriptions, and captions
  • Update: improvements to heading structure
  • Update: logo now uses image's alt text if available
  • Update: updated Font Awesome to 4.5
  • Update: social icons now have text for screen readers
  • Update: removed redundant "title" attribute on site title
  • Update: added styling for Featured Image Captions plugin
  • Update: added link to Skype link protocol reference in Social Media Icons section
  • Update: update Customizer ad copy and design
  • Fix: pagination links now translatable
  • Fix: fixed spacing on post nav when previous post has a long title

1.15 - March 10, 2016

  • Update: update Customizer ad copy and design

1.14 - February 13, 2016

  • Update: added new social icon for contact form URL
  • Update: added support for Skype's special URL protocol in social icons
  • Update: added box in Chosen Dashboard for leaving a review
  • Update: removed locked Customizer sections
  • Fix: "comments closed" message now always contained in comments section
  • Fix: theme info no longer included .pot file to avoid translation errors
  • Fix: IE 11 "x" icon no longer shows under magnifying glass in header search bar

1.13 - January 19, 2016

  • Fix: no longer showing last post on page one of blog on page two of blog
  • Fix: Yoast SEO post editor full-width again
  • Fix: pagination hidden when Jetpack infinite scroll active

1.12 - December 22, 2015

  • Feature: option added to change the Read More button's text
  • Feature: option to add post author name to byline
  • Feature: new search bar option added
  • Feature: added support for Yoast SEO breadcrumbs
  • Update: additional data sanitization/validation for enhanced security
  • Update: refactored, cleaned up, and reformatted code across entire project
  • Update: links in posts given underlines to be easier to see
  • Update: Custom CSS in the Customizer now updates instantly
  • Fix: marked numerous English strings for translation that had been missed
  • Fix: error message no longer displays in Customizer if site has no pages
  • Fix: option to reset Customizer options now only resets Chosen's options
  • Fix: fixed styling of 404 error page
  • Fix: comment pagination older/newer links now sit in one line
  • Fix: "sticky" status no longer overlaps title of posts without featured images
  • Fix: page 2 and older of blog now accounts for extra wide post on homepage

1.11 - November 13, 2015

  • Update: compatibility update for upcoming Featured Image Size feature in Chosen Pro

1.10 - November 6, 2015

  • Feature: archive headers now display descriptions
  • Update: added 10 new social icons
  • Update: improved gallery styles
  • Update: attachment pages now have page-specific classes on body element
  • Update: added compatibility with Jetpack infinite scroll
  • Update: added more data sanitization for security purposes
  • Update: "git" icon switched to "github"
  • Update: social icon labels in Customizer now capitalized
  • Update: featured images now compatible with plugins made to interact with them
  • Fix: Jetpack carousel no longer scrolls to top of page when image is clicked
  • Fix: pagination no longer shows when only one page of results
  • Fix: fixed fatal error on WordPress versions 4.1 and older from wp_script_add_data function
  • Fix: fixed missing gap between columns on archive pages
  • Fix: post/page layout no longer broken when last element is floated
  • Fix: search results page XSS vulnerability fixed
  • Fix: return to blog links now lead to blog even when homepage is a static page

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