v4.3 - August 1, 2017

  • Added HOT!!! – The ability to create dynamic templates using Templatera for any post type – video example
  • Added New Image Banner module for Visual Composer – video example
  • Added New before/after image module for Visual Composer – video example
  • Added New Site Frame Border option in the Customizer – video example
  • Added New cart counter for mobile menu icons shop icon – screenshot
  • Added New Total VC modules for dynamic templates : breadcrumbs, post comments,
  • Added Total options to the section module (local scroll ID, visibility, video background..etc)
  • Added New Multi-Buttons Total VC module for inserter multiple buttons side by side – screenshot
  • Added Toggles for sub-menu items in the toggle mobile menu style – video example
  • Added New filter ‘wpex_get_post_layouts’ for creating custom layouts you can use in your child theme
  • Added Integration for the Yoast SEO “primary category” function so when selected the theme will use this as the “first category” for various places like the blog meta and post types grid module
  • Added Names to social profiles widget for accessibility but they can also be displayed with some custom CSS if you want to tweak the social profiles design to include labels
  • Added Default active state for the toggle bar so you can have it visible by default
  • Added Ability to add an icon to the milestone VC module and place the icon on the top, the right or the left of the milestone number and caption
  • Added Local scroll support for overlay style header mobile menu so it closes when clicking a local scroll link
  • Added New iLightbox skin “Flat Dark”
  • Added Ability to enable the header menu search toggle via a custom mobile menu icon search item – video example
  • Added New Filter “wpex_social_profile_options_list” that will allow you to extend the options available for top bar social links and the VC social links module
  • Added Option to the Total Feature Box VC module to align the content in the middle
  • Added Etsy to list of social options for topbar, social widget & VC social links module
  • Added New option to enable a custom sidebar exclusively for your blog (main blog page, posts, categories, tags, archives…)
  • Added Options to the Customizer to disable the main page title independently for specific post types (portfolio, staff, testimonials, blog..)
  • Added Ability to give any mobile menu icon the classname “wpex-show-on-mobile” so it will display on mobile devices and not be hidden – screenshot
  • Added Introduced new core function wpex_get_post_media which can be used to return the current post video, audio, gallery or featured image along with a new Post Media VC module
  • Added New filter ‘wpex_get_video_embed_url_params’ which can be used to add custom parameters to embed links used in the theme (such as those for lightbox videos)
  • Updated Visual Composer & Slider Revolution plugins
  • Updated Better Margin & Padding Settings for Total VC modules – screenshot
  • Updated Slight optimization to the image resizing function
  • Updated Total custom VC modules are now registered on the ‘vc_after_mapping’ hook instead of the init hook
  • Updated Converted various image settings in the Customizer such as the logo, retina logo, background…etc to save the image attachment ID instead of the direct URL and added a function that will update your settings when refreshing your site after updating the theme
  • Updated Social Links module so you can choose to display the social links for the current post author
  • Updated Total Social Widgets so the javascript is better optimized and added support to drag&drop your social links to re-order them when using the widgets dashboard in the Customizer
  • Updated Total button VC module so you can add a lightbox gallery
  • Updated Removed the customSelect script and incorporated a new slimmer method for CSS3 designed custom selects
  • Updated You can now use shopping-cart, shopping-bag or shopping-basket for your mobile menu icons to link to the Woo cart
  • Updated Various Typography settings so that custom fonts aren’t loaded if not needed – for example if you select a custom font for Sidebar widget titles but a page doesn’t have a sidebar that custom font won’t load as it isn’t needed
  • Updated Slimmed down the heading font size a little when inserting modules via the VC builder
  • Updated┬áCustomizer functions so more options will render without refreshing the customizer window
  • Updated Better sanitization for various Customizer modules
  • Updated Mobile menu icons menu output so if you add custom classes to the menu items they are added on the front-end and for better accessibility
  • Fixed Lightbox image size for portfolio grid module with post gallery enabled where it wasn’t resizing dynamically
  • Fixed Bug with social links margin not working on staff carousel module
  • Fixed Extra spacing above the Overlay Header when setting the page title to disabled globally and adding a default offset for the header
  • Fixed Issue with shrink sticky header where the logo would display at full size while editing in the VC live editor
  • Fixed Issue with image sizes still showing up for custom post types in the Total Image Sizes panel when added via the Custom Post Types UI plugin after they were deleted
  • Fixed Issue with Post Types Grid filter not working when filtering via standard blog tags
  • Fixed Issue with incorrect spanish .po files
  • Fixed Issue with selecting featured products when using the WooCommerce carousel since WooCommerce changed the way they save the featured posts
  • Fixed┬áMissing border on some footer widgets
  • Fixed Missing bbPress pagination buttons
  • Fixed W3C debug error on WooCommerce shop page
  • Removed Default background and border on related blog items due to a lot customer requests for this