v2.0.2 - April 23, 2015

  • Added White hover color to default button to prevent issues when tweaking link hover color in the customizer
  • Added New filter “wpex_portfolio_wrap_classes” to tweak your portfolio archive grid classes
  • Added New “$wpex_vc” global object to store specific data for use with the Visual Composer functions and help speed things up
  • Added Ability to query posts by author for the portfolio and the blog Total VC modules
  • Added New filter “wpex_social_widget_img_dir” so you can alter the directory for the images used for the image based social widget
  • Added Classname “vcex-no-posts-found” around no posts found message for Total VC grid modules incase you want to hide it via CSS
  • Added New classname “filter-cat-[id]” to filter links in the Total VC grid modules (blog, portfolio, staff, testimonials..etc) incase you want to hide a specific filter category via CSS
  • Added New filter “wpex_menu_cart_icon_html” so you can alter the WooCommerce menu cart icon
  • Added New filter “wpex_woo_placeholder_img_html” so you can alter the default WooCommerce product placeholder image HTML
  • Added New metafield for blog/portfolio posts to insert direct Embed code instead of having to use the oEmbed field
  • Added Keys to recommended plugins array so it’s easier to remove plugins from the recommended list
  • Added New meta-tag to prevent compatibility mode from rendering in IE – learn more
  • Added Button to the Under Construction page that you can click to edit your page for quicker access
  • Added Option to the Total VC Image Carousel module so you can randomize the images
  • Added New filter “vcex_enable_row_parallax” if you want to disable all the Total parallax functions for vc_rows
  • Added New constant “WPEX_THEME_VERSION”
  • Added New filter “wpex_blog_entry_blocks” so you can easily add more “blocks” for your blog entries and organize them via the Customizer – sweet!
  • Added New filter “wpex_blog_single_blocks” so you can add custom blocks to your single blog posts
  • Added Offset option to the Blog Grid Total VC module Query tab
  • Added New function “vcex_grid_filter_args” to return correct arguments for Total VC grid modules
  • Added Comas to milestones (example 1000 is now 1,000)
  • Added New orderby options to the Total VC modules (menu_order, ID, type, parent, title)
  • Added New localized string ‘fixedHeaderBreakPoint’ so you can alter the breakpoint (px) for the fixed header/fixed nav
  • Added New filter ‘wpex_portfolio_single_blocks’ to make it easier to remove/add blocks (sections) from the single portfolio posts
  • Removed Minimal Graphical skin
  • Removed Relative position on “#site-header” to prevent issues with dropdowns going under the LayerSlider
  • Removed Container inside testimonial slider for full-screen pages. Once should use the “center-row” option to center the slider on the full-screen page if wanted
  • Removed vcex_advanced_parallax function, the theme now uses the new vcex_parallax_bg function
  • Removed Option for VC rows to “Remove Spacing”, please use the “Spacing Between Columns” option instead and set it to 0px
  • Updated TGM-Plugin-Activation class to fix security vulnerability => IMPORTANT!
  • Added Function to VC single image module to convert lightbox URL to video embed url for faster videos in lightbox when set to
  • Updated Renamed Footer Widgets so they read “Footer Column 1”, “Footer Column 2″…etc so it makes more sense
  • Updated Footer Builder to be enabled by default
  • Updated Scroll to top button CSS to use pixel value for font size instead of em
  • Updated Changed footer-widget bottom margin to a bottom padding to fix a browser bug when having only 1 column widget for the footer
  • Updated Changed filter name “portfolio_entry_excerpt_length” to “wpex_portfolio_entry_excerpt_length” for consistency
  • Updated Fixed header when using the Overlay Header style to be “smoother” if Top bar is disabled
  • Updated Custom Menu Widget when inserted with the Visual Composer so it doesn’t have any default styling for easier editing
  • Updated Retina logo function to use max-height instead of height to prevent the logo from getting “squished” when using the max-logo width settings
  • Updated “Typography Style” (used currently in rows) function currently added to rows so it can be extended and also used throughout the theme – changed classnames as well. Also added a white and black style
  • Updated Renamed “column-padding” classes to “column-spacing” for vc rows so it makes more sense
  • Updated Classnames for backgrounds and moved from css/wpex-visual-composer-extend.css to style.css for use globally
  • Updated Parallax backgrounds to work better…set to cover so they cover the whole screen width and tweaked their javascript and classes a bit
  • Updated Parallax backgrounds to work in the VC front-end editor
  • Updated Breadcrumbs function and added a filter so you can easily remove items from the breadcrumbs trail
  • Updated Total VC grid modules to include/exclude items in the filter when including/excluding categories
  • Updated The Sliders in the Total theme (Image Slider module, Post Types Slider, Testimonials slider, blog entry sliders)
  • Updated The theme so if you return an empty array for the “wpex_topbar_social_options” it will completely remove all the top bar social options from the Customizer and remove the social options from the header.
  • Fixed Issue where the customizer “Theme Button” settings were not affecting the Visual Composer buttons when set to default as well as the footer callout button and the menu link button – visit your site at your-site.com/?clear_css_cache=1 to clear your customizer CSS cache
  •  Fixed Broken Scroll to external hash function when sticky header wasn’t enabled or set to shrink on sticky
  • Fixed Issue where applying the “Remove Spacing” option for rows wouldn’t be visible in the front-end page builder
  • Fixed Issue with blank target not working on the Total buttons
  • Fixed Issue where custom skin class wouldn’t load if ‘core’ parameter was set to false
  • Fixed Default testimonials slug set to “testimonials-member” updated to “testimonial”
  • Fixed Issue with fixed scroll on retina devices when using an alternative logo for the fixed scroll it wasn’t replacing the main logo with the retina version after scrolling back to the top
  • Fixed Issue with dropdowns not working on mobile devices when using the alternative mobile menu
  • Fixed Layout issues when setting a custom layout width for your desktop size and the full-screen page layout
  • Fixed Responsiveness with left/right post type grid VC module layout
  • Fixed Issue where page settings background style was overriding the Customizer setting even if there wasn’t a custom background defined for the page
  • Fixed Layout bugs when row column spacing was set to 0px
  • Fixed Issue where borders/paddings on Rows that have been “extended” where added to the inner element and not the extended element
  • Fixed Bug with auto post media not working for portfolio posts with videos
  • Fixed Debug error when adding a menu via the Custom Menu widget in the VC front-end editor
  • Fixed Blog template file missing correct action hooks
  • Fixed Issue with logo enlarging on fixed header when the logo was smaller then 40px tall
  • Fixed Conflict with WordPress SEO by yoast causing the page permalink to break and page settings to reset on save when the Page Analysis was enabled.
  • Fixed Broken menu on header styles 2 and 3 for the gaps skin
  • Fixed Issue with overlay Cart trying to open on cart/checkout pages – now the link returns false
  • Fixed Issue with the nav-no-click class not working for mobile menus
  • Fixed Option not working to enable next/prev links on single testimonials
  • Fixed Missing semicolon in excerpt hellip
  • Fixed Visibility options not working for the testimonials grid VC module
  • Fixed Title and layout issues on search results when an events post from The Events calendar plugin displayed as the first result