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Startup Blog Changelog

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

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

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1.34 – May 22, 2020

  • Feature: Header Image can now be output in three different positions
  • Feature: added bbPress support
  • Feature: added support for Elementor Pro’s custom headers & footers
  • Update: Header Image can skip cropping
  • Update: removed Google Plus from social icons
  • Fix: color fixed for new Social Links block
  • Fix: added styling for table captions
  • Fix: Pro ad no longer displays when using MailOptin
  • Fix: Media & text block made all text display in one line on top of itself

1.33 – February 17, 2020

  • Update: default font displayed while site font is loaded
  • Update: Front Page section in Customizer renamed to “Homepage Settings”
  • Update: improved table styles
  • Fix: “more” tags working now
  • Fix: pagination on search results matches pagination everywhere else

1.32 – November 19, 2019

  • Feature: added ArtStation to social icons
  • Feature: added Pocket to social icons
  • Update: removed welcome redirect when activating Startup Blog
  • Fix: style fixes for image captions
  • Fix: removed PHP error notice in the dashboard

1.31 – February 24, 2019

  • Fix: incorrect text domain

1.30 – February 24, 2019

  • Feature: added option to display the “last updated” date on posts
  • Update: shortcodes can now be used in the Footer Text feature added by Startup Blog Pro
  • Fix: posts showing today’s date on non-English sites using WP 5.1

1.29 – December 5, 2018

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

1.28 – November 20, 2018

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

1.27 – November, 5 2018

  • Update: redesigned Startup Blog Dashboard
  • Update: changed Customizer ad

1.26 – November 1, 2018

  • Update: added Patreon to social icons
  • Fix: arrows in pagination missing

1.25 – October 29, 2018

  • Feature: added scroll-to-top arrow option in Customizer
  • Feature: added Mixcloud, Discord, Medium, Stack Overflow, and phone to social icons
  • Feature: slider button can now be hidden
  • Update: jQuery compatibility updates
  • Update: WooCommerce image gallery features enabled
  • Update: upgrade Font Awesome icon font to 5.3.1
  • Update: security enhancements
  • Fix: demo URL in description incorrect
  • Fix: slider breaking if navigation used with one slide

1.24 – May 29, 2018

  • Update: updated French translation
  • Fix: large logos no longer overflow the header at mobile screen widths

1.23 – March 13, 2018

  • Update: smaller images used in two column layouts for improved performance (two column layouts available in Startup Blog Pro.
  • Update: Events Calendar support added
  • Fix: slider no longer flickers when set to auto-rotate without changing slide duration

1.22 – March 13, 2018

  • Feature: added footer widget area
  • Fix: color gradients reversed for RTL sites
  • Fix: “All” text when selected slider category not translatable

1.21 – February 13, 2018

  • Feature: Bitbucket added to social media icons
  • Fix: custom colors now working with RTL websites
  • Fix: corrected admin notice text when Startup Blog activated

1.20 – February 7, 2018

  • Fix: slider navigation working properly now for RTL languages

1.19 – February 2, 2018

  • Feature: added social icon for OK.ru
  • Update: added German translation
  • Update: all social icons translatable
  • Fix: no longer crashing sites using < PHP 5.3
  • Fix: RTL updates
  • Fix: Startup Blog dashboard layout displays correctly when Startup Blog Pro is active

1.18 – January 24, 2018

  • Fix: removed unused option in Site Identity section in Customizer for hiding the site title and tagline
  • Fix: post templates no longer overlap dropdown menus

1.17 – January 8, 2018

  • Feature: added option to hide the comments link

1.16 – December 11, 2017

  • Update: updated French translation
  • Fix: layouts displaying correctly in Customizer again

1.15 – November 22, 2017

  • Update: added French translation

1.14 – October 21, 2017

  • Update: removed Freemius
  • Fix: some languages displayed today’s date instead of post’s date

1.13 – October 7, 2017

  • Feature: added support for custom page titles in slider

1.12 – September 12, 2017

  • Feature: added auto-rotate option to slider

1.10 – August 10, 2017

  • Feature: added WooCommerce compatibility
  • Feature: added header image
  • Feature: added a full-width page template
  • Update: admin prompt asking for a review after 14 days
  • Update: PressPad News ad included in Startup Blog options page
  • Update: included Freemius for user analytics
  • Fix: spacing fix for comment avatars when using WP User Avatar
  • Fix: styling for Disqus

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