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Tribes Changelog

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

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

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1.18 – December 23, 2020

  • Update: added new social media icons for Orcid, Strava, and ResearchGate
  • Update: added Persion/Farsi translation

1.17 – August 21, 2020

  • Feature: added support for Elementor Pro’s custom headers & footers
  • Update: added Untappd to the social media icons
  • Update: removed Google Plus from social icons
  • Fix: Tribes Pro ad was showing up in the MailOptin form customizer
  • Fix: table captions not styled
  • Fix: social links block had black for icon color instead of white
  • Fix: unaligned images in editor displaying all the way to the left in WP 5.5
  • Fix: code elements inside pre elements had the first line only indented
  • Fix: the “read more” button was being added to excerpts in the RSS feed
  • Fix: scroll-to-top arrow left focus in the site footer after being clicked

1.16 – November 25, 2019

  • Feature: added ArtStation to social icons
  • Feature: added Pocket to social icons
  • Update: displaying backup font while Google Fonts loads
  • Update: removed welcome redirect after activating Tribes
  • Update: Front Page section in Customizer renamed to “Homepage Settings”
  • Update: improved table styles
  • Fix: corrected default text color of button block
  • Fix: styles fixes for image captions
  • Fix: dropdown in “last updated” option in post editor was too wide
  • Fix: removed PHP error notice in the dashboard
  • Fix: optin checkbox below comment form stays in one line now

1.15 – February 26, 2019

  • Feature: new option to display the “last updated” date for posts
  • Update: shortcodes can now be output in Footer Text section
  • Fix: posts showing today’s date on non-English sites using WP 5.1

1.14 – December 4, 2018

  • Update: Goodreads social icons
  • Fix: Gutenberg fixes

1.13 – November 14, 2018

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

1.12 – November 6, 2018

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

1.11 – October 29, 2018

  • Fix: double-arrow icon missing in Continue Reading button

1.10 – October 11, 2018

  • Fix: missing icons after Font Awesome update

1.09 – October 10, 2018

  • Feature: added WooCommerce support
  • Feature: added Mixcloud, Discord, Bitbucket, Stack Overflow, Medium,, and phone to social icons
  • Feature: styles in post editor closer to front-end display
  • Update: updated Font Awesome to 5.3.1
  • Update: reordered social sites in Customizer
  • Update: security enhancements
  • Update: names of social sites translatable

1.08 – August 11, 2017

  • Update: switched Tribes Pro image in Customizer to a GIF
  • Update: added styling for Disqus
  • Update: simplified content routing function – CPT support simpler now
  • Fix: Facebook descriptions created by Yoast no longer included “Continue reading…”
  • Fix: sticky post status no longer shows in search results
  • Fix: styling for author bios on author post archives
  • Fix: review prompt dismisses now when “X” button clicked

1.07 – May 11, 2017

  • Update: added Twitch social icon
  • Update: made input fields a bit taller to match submit buttons
  • Update: Tribes will now ask users to leave a review 14 days after installation (permanently dismissible)
  • Fix: no longer outputting ellipsis after custom excerpts

1.06 – February 15, 2017

  • Update: video embeds in post content now responsive
  • Update: added Yelp, Amazon, and Google Wallet social icons
  • Update: added support for Featured Image Captions plugin
  • Update: improved excerpt handling (back-end updates)
  • Update: added more context to certain phrases to make translation easier
  • Fix: Customizer link in Tribes Dashboard now works for sites with WP installed in a subdirectory

1.05 – December 5, 2016

  • Update: tested & updated for WP 4.7
  • Update: added 8 new social media icons
  • Update: now redirecting to Tribes dashboard upon activation
  • Update: Tribes dashboard reorganized and improved
  • Update: updated style & copy of Tribes Pro ad in Customizer
  • Update: added notice to style.css about editing it

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