v4.2 - October 27, 2017

  • Updated Visual Composer plugin (now renamed to WPBakery Page Builder)
  • Updated LayerSlider Plugin
  • Fixed Issue with the FAQ by Category template not working

v4.1 - July 25, 2017

  • Fixed Issue with Featured Events and past events not displaying correctly and in the right order
  • Fixed Issue with homepage slider setting in the theme options not working

v4.0 - July 14, 2017

  • Added Support for WooCommerce (for building a shop)
  • Added Support for featured image on blog template
  • Added Option to theme panel under “other” tab to input your Google API key if needed
  • Added Transient cache ( 1 hour ) to calendar display to speed things up
  • Added More image size options to the Theme Options panel – width & crop options and gallery image size settings
  • Added Edit post link to single event posts
  • Added New/better image resizing script exclusive for earth that is more efficient and saves dynamically resized images in image meta for better support for 3rd party image optimization plugins
  • Added Option to switch header social icons from images into font icons
  • Added New filter “earth_get_thumbnail_dims” for easier tweaking of thumbnail dimensions
  • Added New theme options panel tab for WooCommerce settings
  • Added Support for Yoast Breadcrumbs
  • Updated Visual Composer & LayerSlider plugins
  • Updated Moved Custom Post Types higher up on the admin menu
  • Updated Renamed the functions folder to inc
  • Updated Cleaned up code in multiple files and renamed some functions
  • Updated Moved files from the includes folder to “template-parts” and added new helper function “earth_get_template_part” to load the partial files with a fallback if you currently have any child theme edits to these files
  • Updated Removed old post meta classes and added new custom one that is better optimized and slimmer
  • Updated Blog template to use WP_Query instead of query_posts
  • Updated Pagination to use native paginate_links function
  • Updated Event date displayed in the WP admin is now formatted based on the setting at Settings > General > Date format
  • Updated built-in retina support to be more efficient when dynamically resizing images and pulling the retina alternative
  • Updated Menu dropdown icons to font icons
  • Fixed Pagination for the Events earth VC module

v3.7.0 - April 3, 2017

  • Updated Visual Composer to version 5.1
  • Updated  LayerSlider to version 6.2.2
  • Updated Some function name prefixes from wpex_ to earth_ for better consistency

v3.6.5 - January 5, 2017

  • Updated LayerSlider and Visual Composer bundled plugins
  • Fixed Translation .pot file missing keywords due to missing sources keywords
  • Fixed WordPress 4.7 Debug error
  • Fixed Issue with Events calendar if the month started on a Sunday

v3.6.3 - August 10, 2016

  • Updated Calendar year select to display more years in the future

v3.6.2 - July 25, 2016

  • Fixed Issues with WordPress images with captions on mobile
  • Updated LayerSlider to version 5.6.9

v3.6.1 - July 12, 2016

  • Fixed Can’t use function return value in write context error in older versions of PHP

v3.6.0 - June 25, 2016

  • Added Option to the Theme Panel to display event time on event lists
  • Added New CSS leader module for adding pricings
  • Added Earth styles for the Visual Composer tabs and tours
  • Updated Included Premium Plugins
  • Updated Switched to a fluid inner layout for easier customizations
  • Updated Language text domain to ‘earth’ instead of ‘wpex’ to confirm with new WP standards
  • Updated Calendar so if you alter your week start day in WordPress at Settings > General you can have it set to Sunday or Monday
  • Updated Better responsive videos for the blog and pages
  • Updated Cleaned up code in various places
  • Updated Cleaned up and optimized a lot of the theme’s code
  • Updated Font Awesome CSS
  • Updated Renamed some crucial functions to alter wpex prefix and change to earth_ prefix
  • Updated Sample Data file
  • Updated Responsive optimizations
  • Removed Shortcode inserter – use the newer Visual Composer page builder instead
  • Fixed Couple small bugs with Visual Composer modules

v3.5.7 - May 18, 2016

  • Fixed Issue with Gallery page template missing post content
  • Updated Visual Composer plugin
  • Updated LayerSlider plugin

v3.5.6 - April 19, 2016

  • Fixed Javascript error caused by the WP 4.5 update

v3.5.5 - April 17, 2016

  • Updated Visual Composer & LayerSlider

v3.5.4 - December 30, 2015

  • Added The screen-reader-text classes
  • Updated Visual Composer to version 4.9.1
  • Fixed Issue with Visual Composer Events Grid and Events modules not ordering by event date
  • Fixed Issue with pagination not working on the Blog Grid and Events grid modules

v3.5.3 - October 30, 2015

  • Added New option so you can show the first category name for the current post main heading instead of “News”
  • Added Ability to update the Visual Composer and LayerSlider via the WP admin – you should see an outdated notice when updating the theme warning you to update your plugins
  • Updated Visual Composer to version 4.8
  • Updated LayerSlider to version 5.6.2
  • Fixed Issue with the Events and Events grid Visual Composer modules not hiding the past events
  • Fixed Debug error “Warning: mktime() expects parameter 4 to be long, string given in…”

v3.5.2 - October 6, 2015

  • Updated Visual Composer to version 4.7.4 for important security fix

v3.5.1 - August 24, 2015

  • Updated Events archive and grid to display custom excerpts
  • Updated Visual Composer and LayerSlider Plugins
  • Fixed WordPress 4.3 debug errors

v3.5.0 - August 4, 2015

  • Added Option to choose between left/right sidebar or full-width for events
  • Added Custom sidebar for events
  • Added Option to disable the event time on the calendar
  • Removed Leading zeros on the event countdown
  • Updated Gallery metabox to fix design with recent WordPress updates
  • Updated Event dates to provide a fallback for people using the original version 1and updating
  • Updated Stylesheet to include Table of contents
  • Updated Moved font awesome script outside into it’s own CSS file and updated it
  • Updated Included Plugins
  • Fixed Issue with calendar defaulting to 12px for events without a set time

v3.4.1 - July 1, 2015

  • FIXED issue with homepage slider not working

v3.4.0 - June 30, 2015

  • ADDED Option to display only past events in the Events visual composer modules
  • ADDED Option to disable related posts on blog posts
  • ADDED Some new small options to several visual composer modules
  • ADDED New page template that displays all photos from all galleries
  • ADDED Support for the title tag
  • UPDATED Visual Composer plugin (simple delete it and re-install using the recommended plugin notice)
  • UPDATED LayerSlider plugin
  • UPDATED Title tags, alt tags and urls to escape properly
  • UPDATED Calendar years so it displays from 2013-2016
  • UPDATED Screenshot size
  • UPDATED Earth VC modules to use font icons for the page builder instead of image icons and changed them from blue to brown
  • FIXED The option to hide the excerpt in the Events grid visual composer module
  • FIXED Issue where the title for the homepage galleries displayed the wrong one
  • FIXED Custom widgets not translating with WPML
  • FIXED Theme check errors

v3.3 - August 12, 2014

  • UPDATED Built-in Visual Composer modules for support with the new version of the Visual Composer
  • UPDATED Included Plugins to their latest versions
  • ADDED New option for google map embed code for events as an alternative to entering the address
  • ADDED Ability to add filters to the Gallery modules in the Visual Composer (much like the gallery template)
  • ADDED Ability to enable the title for the Simple galleries Visual Composer module
  • REMOVED Auto updates support. Please use the Envato Toolkit instead

v3.2 - June 11, 2014

  • UPDATED Included plugins
  • UPDATED FontAwesome css
  • ADDED New Events visual composer module
  • ADDED New Events Grid visual composer module
  • ADDED New Image Grid visual composer module
  • ADDED New Blog visual composer module
  • ADDED New Heading visual composer module
  • ADDED New Simple Galleries visual composer module
  • ADDED New Detailed Galleries visual composer module
  • ADDED New Blog Grid visual composer module
  • ADDED New options for the homepage modules for adding links to headings
  • ADDED Option to disable featured images on single blog posts

v3.1 - December 20, 2013

  • UPDATED Post type icons to use new WP 3.8 font icons
  • UPDATED LayerSlider and Visual Composer
  • UPDATED Sample Data .xml file
  • UPDATED CSS tweaks for the admin panel for WP 3.8
  • ADDED Option to enable auto updates
  • ADDED Theme option for checking item purchase code for auto updates

v3.0.0 - September 29, 2013

  • ADDED PLUGIN LayerSlider premium plugin now included for free
  • ADDED PLUGIN Visual Composer premium plugin now included for free
  • FIXED Bullets not working on the homepage static content
  • FIXED Category descriptions now display for standard post categories
  • FIXED Undefined indexes in custom widgets
  • UPDATED Theme Options Panel – REQUIRES AN OPTIONS RESET
  • UPDATED FontAwesome Icons CSS & moved to style.css
  • UPDATED Comments to use newer functions
  • UPDATED Metabox Classes – New ability to select Event date via a calendar pop up!
  • UPDATED Cleaned up Events and Event calendar code – global variables replaced with functions
  • UPDATED Better Query for homepage static page module
  • UPDATED Google fonts now load via HTTPS instead of HTTp
  • UPDATED Event details now accept HTML+shortcodes
  • UPDATED Lightbox script to a newer/better one
  • UPDATED Renamed HP Highlights post type to Highlights
  • ADDED PSD files now included!
  • ADDED Responsive Layout
  • ADDED New function for easier management of galleries – easily add, remove and re-order your gallery and event gallery images
  • ADDED Ability to add a video to the top of your pages, events and posts
  • ADDED Second blog style (without meta details
  • ADDED Retina Support via retina.js
  • ADDED Archive templates for gallery, faq, events
  • ADDED Threaded comments support
  • ADDED Icon support for the Navigation
  • ADDED Option to disable any of the built-in post types
  • ADDED Option to change the colors of the menu, donate button, footer and copyright areas!!
  • ADDED New “Single Gallery” homepage module
  • ADDED Option Show/hide next and previous arrows on the calendar
  • ADDED Option to change the height cropping of blog posts featured images
  • ADDED Option to change height cropping of event featured images
  • ADDED Option to disable searchbar in the header
  • ADDED Option to change the width of the searchbar in the header
  • ADDED Option to disable menu drop-down arrows
  • ADDED Option to enable/disable retina support
  • ADDED Option for fogo font

v2.0.1 - July 1, 2013

  • FIXED Issue with homepage blog category selection in the admin causing the homepage to “break”
  • FIXED Issue with gallery images being displayed in the wrong order
  • FIXED Issue with double Google font loading
  • FIXED Issue with homepage highlight floats when you have more then 3 items
  • FIXED Styling issue with contact form
  • UPDATED Error messages and sent message from the contact form
  • UPDATED Slider to new FlexSlider and added built-in options for the transition, speed, animation…etc, in the admin panel
  • UPDATED Slider can now be any height you wish and there is a theme option to control this
  • UPDATED Footer custom copyright now has a fallback with auto date retrieval
  • UPDATED Homepage highlights now each have their own ID for easier styling
  • UPDATED Homepage highlights now have the custom URL in the title as well
  • UPDATEDRe-organized theme structure and files – huge changes to overall theme structure
  • UPDATEDBetter support for child-theming
  • UPDATED Blog entries now show only the first post category in the entries instead of all of them so it looks cleaner
  • UPDATEDCleaned up <header>
  • UPDATEDREMOVED global $data and replaced with custom function
  • UPDATEDAdded no_found_rows to certain queries to speed them up
  • UPDATEDCompressed theme images
  • UPDATEDJs files now load only when required
  • UPDATED Better Google map support for events – simply enter your event address
  • UPDATED Analytic tracking now loads via a custom function rather then added manually to header/footer
  • UPDATED Social display now uses a custom function that can be edited via your child theme
  • ADDED Use state=”open” to have toggles open by default
  • ADDED Lots more Google font options
  • ADDED Gallery metabox for easier image management on events and gallery posts

v2.0 - February 18, 2013

  • FIXED Made some fixes for WPML support
  • FIXED An issue with shortcodes showing on the homepage recent posts excerpt
  • ADDED Event templates and widget so that any event that has passed won’t show on the front-end
  • UPDATED The aqua resizer fucntion

v1.9 - December 12, 2013

  • FIXED Calendar issue where next button didn’t take you to year 2013
  • UPDATED Theme options css for WP 3.5
  • REMOVED in_rotator_function to fix WP 3.5 bug

v1.8 - November 28, 2012

  • FIXED Issue with blog posts when comments were turned off
  • UPDATED Cleaned up the code a little for the slider/blog post entries
  • UPDATED Made built-in slider auto rotate
  • ADDED Option to choose events order (ASC or DESC)
  • ADDED Option to disable events countdown time
  • ADDED Option to change the leaf divider icon to another icon
  • REMOVED Unnecessary lightbox from slider images

v1.7 - September 14, 2012

  • ADDED Gallery with filter template
  • REMOVED wpautop filter for shortcodes and replaced with something better

v1.4 - July 03, 2012

  • FIXED Logo for WP 3.4+
  • UPDATED Localized calendar months

v1.3 - June 15, 2012

  • UPDATED Index file for a quick WP 3.4 bug fix.

v1.2 - June 05,2012

  • UPDATED FontAwesome
  • ADDED Theme panel option to choose donate button icon from drop-down

v1.1 - May 28,2012

  • FIXED Small slider bug with image size
  • ADDED Posts_number -1 to get_posts function in functions/calendar.php
  • ADDED Slider support to regular pages with sidebars