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Unlimited Changelog

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

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

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1.40 – December 23, 2020

Version 1.40 was released immediately after 1.39, so the changelog is combined here.

  • Update: added new social media icons for Untappd, Orcid, Strava, and ResearchGate

1.38 – August 12, 2020

  • Feature: added bbPress compatibility
  • Update: added support for Elementor Pro’s custom headers and footers
  • Update: removed Google Plus from social icons
  • Fix: images defaulting to full-width display in the editor with WP 5.5
  • Fix: “read more” link showing in RSS feed descriptions
  • Fix: social links block using black instead of white for icon color
  • Fix: code elements inside pre elements have extra left padding on first line
  • Fix: scroll-to-top arrow not moving keyboard focus back to the top of the site
  • Fix: dropdown menu for “Last updated” option was too wide
  • Fix: cookie opt-in box in comment form not displaying on the same line as the label
  • Fix: button blocks showed text underline when hovered over
  • Fix: Unlimited Pro ad showing up in MailOptin form customizer

1.37 – November 19, 2019

  • Feature: added Pocket to social icons
  • Feature: added ArtStation to social icons
  • Update: removed welcome redirect when activating Unlimited
  • Fix: removed PHP error notice
  • Fix: image caption styles fixes
  • Fix: darkened image caption text for readability

1.36 – February 26, 2019

  • Update: shortcodes can now be output in Footer Text section added by Unlimited Pro
  • Fix: posts showing today’s date on non-English sites using WP 5.1
  • Fix: missing i18n

1.35 – January 9, 2019

  • Feature: new option to display the “last updated” date for posts
  • Update: updated German translation
  • Fix: desktop menu working on iPads in landscape orientation

1.34 – December 5, 2018

  • Update: Goodreads social icons
  • Fix: Gutenberg fixes

1.33 – November 20, 2018

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

1.32 – November 5, 2018

  • Fix: 2nd tier menu dropdown icons sometimes overlap menu text

1.31 – November 3, 2018

  • Update: redesigned Unlimited Dashboard
  • Update: changed Customizer ad
  • Update: added Patreon and Medium to social icons
  • Update: updated screenshot to 1200x900px

1.30 – October 8, 2018

  • Fix: social icons missing when Elementor active

1.29 – October 4, 2018

  • Feature: menu dropdown indicators showing again

1.28 – October 2, 2018

  • Feature: WooCommerce support added
  • Feature: added Discord, Bitbucket, Stack Overflow,, Mixcloud, and phone social icons
  • Update: reordered social icons in Customizer
  • Update: security enhancements
  • Update: jQuery compatibility updates
  • Update: upgraded Font Awesome to 5.2
  • Fix: social site names translatable

1.27 – February 22, 2018

  • Fix: dropdown menu items in primary menu keyboard accesible again

1.26 – August 11, 2017

  • Update: switched Unlimited Pro image in Customizer to a GIF
  • Update: added review request prompt after 14 days
  • Update: included ad for PressPad News in theme options page
  • Fix: Facebook descriptions created by Yoast no longer included “Read more…”
  • Fix: sticky post status no longer shows in search results
  • Fix: styling for author bios on author post archives

1.25 – May 17, 2017

  • Feature: added new social icons: Yelp, Amazon, Twitch, Google Wallet
  • Update: updated template routing function to make custom post type support simpler
  • Fix: added missing editor notes for a few translation strings
  • Fix: stopped adding ellipsis to custom excerpts

1.24 – February 8, 2017

  • Update: added “aria-hidden” role to ornamental icons
  • Update: updated Fitvids
  • Update: added more context to certain phrases to make translation easier
  • Update: improved excerpt handling (back-end updates)
  • Fix: Customizer link in Unlimited Dashboard now works for sites with WP installed in a subdirectory

1.23 – December 5, 2016

  • Update: tested & updated for WP 4.7
  • Update: added 8 new social media icons
  • Update: now redirecting to Unlimited dashboard upon activation
  • Update: Unlimited dashboard reorganized and improved
  • Update: updated style & copy of Unlimited Pro ad in Customizer

1.22 – October 7, 2016

  • Update: comment threading/nesting can now be turned off
  • Update: security enhancements
  • Update: sticky status no longer displays in search results
  • Fix: sticky status text now translatable

1.21 – August 23, 2016

  • Update: mobile menu now works on both touchscreen and keyboard/mouse devices
  • Update: ARIA roles and updating screen reader text added to dropdown menus
  • Update: Whatsapp social icon can now use special Whatsapp links for messaging

1.20 – July 28, 2016

  • Update: updated Font Awesome icon font for social icons (new Instagram logo)
  • Fix: Featured Images on Pages in Internet Explorer now displaying properly when using “natural dimensions” size (Unlimited Pro feature)

1.19 – April 25, 2016

  • Update: added German translation
  • Update: changed customizer ad style and text

1.18 – April 11, 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: styling added for Featured Image Caption plugin
  • Fix: pagination links now translatable

1.17 – March 4, 2016

  • Update: added Leave a Review box to Unlimited Dashboard
  • Update: added link to Skype link protocol in Social Media Icons section
  • Fix: Unlimited Pro ad in Layouts section now translatable

1.16 – February 12, 2016

  • Update: removed all “locked” sections from Customizer
  • Update: Skype social icon input now accepts special Skype link protocol
  • Update: contact form URL added to social icons
  • Update: theme info removed from .pot file to avoid translation errors
  • Fix: “Comments closed.” message no longer appearing out of place
  • Fix: author social icon URLs now working again

1.15 – January 24, 2015

  • Fix: “X” button in search bar overlapping magnifying glass icon in IE11 removed
  • Fix: Yoast SEO post editor no longer narrow
  • Fix: pagination no longer shows when Jetpack infinite scroll is active

1.14 – December 18, 2015

  • Feature: option added to change the Read More button’s text
  • Feature: added support for Yoast SEO breadcrumbs
  • Update: additional data sanitization/validation for enhanced security
  • Update: featured image display now more reliable across browsers
  • Update: keyboard focus on 2nd and 3rd tier menu items mimics hovering
  • Update: refactored, cleaned up, and reformatted code across entire project
  • Update: added hover colors for newest social icons that were missing colors
  • Fix: error message no longer displays in Customizer if site has no pages
  • Fix: marked numerous English strings for translation that had been missed
  • Fix: option to reset Customizer options now only resets Unlimited’s options
  • Fix: social media icons working instantly in Customizer again

1.13 – October 31, 2015

  • Update: Featured Images now compatible with more plugins that interact with them
  • Update: turned off automatic hyphenation
  • Update: RSS icon now uses square version
  • Update: Javascript refactoring and performance improvements
  • Update: added “for” attribute to comment form labels
  • Fix: Jetpack infinite scroll “load more” button now longer disappearing
  • Fix: PayPal icon label now capitalized correctly in Customizer
  • Fix: fixed errors in Internet Explorer between layout transitions at different screen sizes

1.12.1 – October 12, 2015

  • Feature: added Jetpack infinite scroll support
  • Update: added 10 new social icons
  • Update: category, tag, and author descriptions now show on archive pages
  • Update: custom CSS now updates instantly
  • Fix: fixed fatal error on pre 4.2 versions of WordPress
  • Fix: fixed XSS vulnerability

1.11 – September 21, 2015

  • Update: more noticeable keyboard focus added to featured images
  • Update: added more data sanitization for security
  • Update: gallery styles improved
  • Update: added styling for post author comments
  • Fix: empty Color section no longer showing up in Customizer

1.10 – August 20, 2015

  • Update: updated Font Awesome to v4.4.0
  • Update: social icon array now overridable and filterable
  • Update: excerpts are now removed when word count is set to 0
  • Fix: iframes no longer overflow post content at mobile screen widths
  • Fix: error messages in Customizer as of WP v4.3 fixed

1.09 – August 6, 2015

  • Update: profile image option now removed
  • Update: recent posts widget looks better with dates showing
  • Update: “Logo Upload” section in Customizer renamed to “Logo”
  • Update: added responsive embeds for many more sites

1.08 – July 17, 2015

  • Update: profile image uploader set for removal
  • Update: more tags now used even if show full post setting is on
  • Fix: comment date now using global date format
  • Fix: Customizer button in Unlimited Dashboard now returns to dashboard when closed
  • Fix: tagline now updating instantly in Customizer even if not originally present

1.07 – May 19, 2015

  • Update: added Russian translation
  • Update: date format now more reliable across languages and accepts timestamps
  • Update: no longer setting default format for dates
  • Update: social icons now using title attributes instead of hidden screen reader text
  • Update: featured images now using title attributes instead of hidden screen reader text
  • Update: featured images now filterable
  • Update: comment gravatars and author profile images now use author’s name as alt text.
  • Update: mobile menu button now updates screen reader text and aria roles when opened/closed
  • Update: added ads for Unlimited Pro in Customizer
  • Update: moved and restyled Unlimited Pro ad in Customizer
  • Fix: Sticky/Featured post status covering dropdown menus

1.06 – April 14, 2015

  • Fix: freezing on tablets when loaded in landscape mode

1.05 – April 4, 2015

  • Update: more secure sanitization filter for custom css
  • Update: ad text in customizer finalized
  • Update: improved i18n for search results pages
  • Update: post dates now work with timestamp included
  • Fix: no space in title on homepage before pipeline character (|)
  • Fix: incorrect defaults set for comment display

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