Change Log

Version 5.1.1

- fix: widgets issue of the Post View Counter plugin. Please update the plugin in Dasbboard > Fox Magazine > Install Plugins
- fix: pagination issue when frontpage is a static page
- fix: issue with elementor support option

Version 5.1 – November 03, 2022

- feature: compatible WP 6.1
- feature: new Newspaper demo
- feature: add many options to Elementor Post Slider element
- feature: add thumbnail width option for small posts in group 2
- feature: spacing option for standard posts
- fix: post review overall border color issue
- fix: issue with popup list of button
- fix: issue with dropdown menu text align
- fix: exclude FOX Blocks from the search result

Version 5.0.4 – October 17, 2022

- fix: WMPL for FOX Blocks (Header, Footer..)
- improve: remove function attachment_url_to_postid to improve site speed
- update: plugin FOX Framework to v1.7.0.1

Version 5.0.3 – October 15, 2022

- fix: layout missing in page settings

Version 5.0.2 – October 09, 2022

- fix: header sticky issue

Version 5.0.1 – October 09, 2022

- fix: wp image margin issue

Version 5.0 – October 07, 2022

- new demo: woocommece demo for Times Writer
- new demo: woocommece demo for Lifestyle
- new demo: Bern https://thefox.withemes.com/bern/

- feature: update Google font list
- feature: add Fox template library for Elementor
- feature: archive Elementor builder
- feature: single post Elementor builder
- feature: single page Elementor builder
- feature: Elementor dynamic addons for single post builder
- feature: Elementor dynamic addons for archive builder
- feature: background color, text for post
- feature: background color, text for page
- feature: custom header, footer builder for each individual post/page
- feature: mega menu for Elementor menu element
- feature: share addon for Elementor
- feature: post grid: lot of spacing options
- feature: post grid: thumbnail border, padding option
- feature: post grid: title hover options
- feature: post list: lot of spacing options
- feature: post list: thumbnail border, padding option
- feature: post list: title hover options
- feature: post group 2: comprehensive option system

- fix: various woocommerce issues
- fix: fox elementor addons issues
- fix: remove og:image from head while this is supported by third-party plugins
- fix: header, footer builder container width issue
- fix: import process more stable

Version 4.9.1 – August 26, 2022

- added Times III demo: https://fox.withemes.com/times3/
- added: Elementor post list options
- added: Elementor post standard options
- fix: header builder mobile hero post conflict
- fix: vertical nav toggle issue
- fix:: various minor issues

Version 4.9.0.1 – August 23, 2022

- fix: mobile logo in hero posts

Version 4.9 – August 21, 2022

- fix: header stack 3, 4 shortcode issue
- feature: add [FOX] Block custom post type for embedding in other areas 
- feature: header builder by elementor
- feature: footer builder by elementor
- feature: Elementor heading - add more options
- feature: Elementor authors element -add more options
- feature: Elementor post grid - add more options
- feature: Elementor post list - add more options
- added: Elementor logo element
- added: Elementor form element
- added: Elementor button element
- added: Popup option when click button

Version 4.8 – June 18, 2022

- feature: AMP-ready, support AMP For WP: https://wordpress.org/plugins/accelerated-mobile-pages/
- feature: footer menu typo options
- feature: November 30, 2022 shortcode to use in site tagline
- feature: option for Google font-display auto/swap
- fix: minor CSS changes
- fix: lightbox link logic issue
- fix: safari thumbnail border radius issue https://gist.github.com/ayamflow/b602ab436ac9f05660d9c15190f4fd7b
- fix: embed youtube 2-column text layout
- fix: various minor issues

Version 4.7.2.1 – April 15, 2022

- feature: improve demo designs overall
- feature: search box in titlebar for search page
- feature: _target for link format
- feature: header custom shortcode for all header layouts
- fix: Elementor print content and register controls in (Fox) Framework issue

Version 4.7.2 – February 17, 2022

- feature: allow number of posts each column Post Group 2
- feature: allow number of posts each column Post Group 1
- feature: allow small posts displayed as grid/list in Group 2
- feature: allow small posts displayed as grid/list in Group 1
- feature: allow small posts displayed 2 columns in Group 1
- feature: option for group 1 big post thumbnail
- feature: optimize dom
- feature: option for author IDs in author widget
- feature: be able to set content width by percent
- fix: passive listener mobile (flexslider)

Version 4.7.1.2 – February 08, 2022

- feature: more blockquote icons
- feature: blockquote bg color option
- feature: header shortcode for layouts stack 1, 2
- feature: spacing option for group 1, 2 in Elementor
- feature: creative layout for masonry in Elementor
- feature: yoast SEO breadcrumbs integration
- fix: sticky header background

Version 4.7.1.1 – January 30, 2022

- feature: WordPress 5.9 compatible
- feature: allow to add any font-awesome icons in child theme
- fix: gallery lightbox issue in wp 5.9
- fix: sticky header background

Version 4.7.1 – December 18, 2021

- feature: Times Writer Elementor demo
- feature: Mazed demo
- feature: custom image design for icons: hamburger, search, scroll..
- feature: titlebar user width
- feature: update fontawesome icon fonts (to v5.15.4)
- feature: add tiktok icon
- feature: social icon spacing support
- feature: animation for offcanvas elements
- fix: Elementor list thumbnail align right
- fix: single navigation placeholder thumbnail missing
- fix: darkmode minor issues
- fix: the offcanvas menu hash open for any hash
- fix: comments visibility when discussion off
- fix: partial content padding issue
- fix: static/fixed header mobile

Version 4.7.0.1 – November 02, 2021

- fix: solid category style when having multiple categories
- fix: visibility issue for sections
- fix: circular thumbnail blink issue on safari
- fix: .gallery-caption disabled in classic editor
- fix: heading center + separated link overlaping on mobile

Version 4.7 – October 20, 2021

- feature: Vinsmoke demo
- feature: Mia demo
- feature: dark mode
- feature: creative thumbnail layout for blog masonry
- feature: single post layout 6
- feature: standalone category solid style
- feature: grayscale, sepia thumbnail hover effect
- feature: custom thumbnail hover overlay color
- feature: placeholder image for post group 2 big post
- feature: option for static header mobile
- feature: option for excerpt in place of subtitle
- feature: different sidebars for different pages: single, archive, category, author..
- fix: fox_get_attachment_image() for audio thumbnail
- fix: section visibility issue on mobile
- fix: wp menu in wordpress.com
- fix: coauthor plus top area
- fix: woocommerce shop page options
- fix: titlebar user color issue

Version 4.6.9.1 – July 22, 2021

- make it compatible with WP 5.8

Version 4.6.9 – July 19, 2021

- option: post group 1 excerpt length
- option: live in small posts, grid layout
- option: priority for categories to set primary category of post
- option: updated recently
- fox framework: autoplay option for slider in Elementor
- fox framework: big post excerpt
- fix: progress bar lower edge of header now showing up stack classic layout
- fix: default off-canvas padding
- fix: one click install plugin conflict

Version 4.6.8.2 – June 16, 2021

- fix: hero post meta author
- fix: co-authors plus guest author link
- fix separator issue on landscape-mobile
- fix: post group 1 small post title size on mobile

Version 4.6.8.1 – May 31, 2021

- fix: coauthor guest author name issue

Version 4.6.8 – May 26, 2021

- Medium demo
- option: author avatar size
- option: excerpt color
- option: post group 2 title size
- option: post group 2 spacing
- post group 1 ratio in builder & new ratio: 1/2
- post group 1 spacing
- option: progress bar at lower edge of navigation bar
- shortcode on navbar
- fix: article small spacing on mobile
- fix: sticky header doesn't work issue
- fix: co-authors plus author avatar
- fix: website for post author social link

Version 4.6.7.3 – May 19, 2021

- increase category list to 300 in metabox
- update related query exclude cats in post list widget

Version 4.6.7.2 – May 12, 2021

- fix imagetext width issue on mobile layout image left.
- fix issue of number in archive count dropdown widget
- support shortcode for video and audio field
- hide format column classic editor
- add the filter "fox_related_query_args" to modify related_query_args
- exclude cats in related post, single bottom post

Version 4.6.7.1 – March 22, 2021

- fix: social icon rel attribute
- fix: import elementor demo homepage set up

Version 4.6.7 – March 22, 2021

- feature: few more off-canvas menu options
- feature: related post title size
- feature: full hint list of options for easy access
- elementor: upgrade the Fox Elementor Addons plugin to have more features
- elementor: list index option
- elementor: author list 5 columns
- elementor: El-Times demo + template
- elementor: thumbnail caption option
- elementor: thumbnail/text order option
- elementor: blank page template to build elementor pages

Version 4.6.6.1 – March 15, 2021

- fix issue duplicated name of co-authors plugin

Version 4.6.6 – March 13, 2021

- PHP 8 compatible
- WP 5.7 compatible
- Customizing > BLOG > Homepage Layout to exclude sticky posts and featured posts
- Fully compatible with Co-Authors Plus plugin
- Option to display publishing/updated date
- fox_blog shortcode

Version 4.6.5.3 – March 06, 2021

- improvement: instagram 3 columns on mobile
- improvement: mobile logo to only src to full meta data
- fix: post__in order when include only posts in query
- fix: table-caption issue on firefox
- fix section duplication issue (multicheckboxes)

Version 4.6.5.2 – February 17, 2021

- fix single image thumbnail issue

Version 4.6.5.1 – February 16, 2021

- fix urgent issue get_transient to define demos that being called instead of cached

Version 4.6.5 – February 02, 2021

- heading separted link in builder
- footer column padding option
- fix: footer social icon background issue
- feature: imagetext widget

Version 4.6.4 – February 01, 2021

- feature: allow to use shortcode in user description
- feature: support Just Now, Time Ago in translation
- feature: option to uninstall demo content
- fix: import widgets
- fix: layout padding when sidebar left
- fix: excerpt length in single footer sliding dock
- fix: thumbnail components in related posts
- fix: sidebar slug with space
- fix: sliding posts thumbnail
- fix: instagram margin top/bottom
- remove left arrow of slider on mobile

Version 4.6.3 – January 08, 2021

- feature: allow to add widgets into Off-canvas menu
- fix: Twitter embed issue on Firefox, Safari
- fix: main menu hover issue
- fix: option to enable/disable Keep Reading text for big post
- fix: instagram margin issue
- fix: lightbox image caption for single image
- fix: before header/after header sidebar disapper on mobile. move <div id="masthead-mobile-height" /> to top inside <div id="masthead" />
- fix: a lot of validation issues

Version 4.6.2.5 – January 07, 2021

- improved: modal search animation
- improved: get import set cached
- fix: remove redudant mediaelement dependency from css, js
- fix: fitvids question mark issue
- fix: image size issue of About widget
- fix: hamburger color issue transparent header
- fix: outline button color issue post slider 1

Version 4.6.2.4 – December 07, 2020

- feature: add single footer sliding box title size & excerpt option
- fix: (FOX) Instagram widget not working
- fix: archive double parenthesis issue
- fix: subtitle position
- fix: primary area padding right 0 when sidebar left

Version 4.6.2.3 – November 17, 2020

- add: woocommerce product alignment option
- add: option to disable separator between standard posts
- add: translation for live word
- fix customizer color option doesn't work after adding section
- fix mobile icon colors for navbar dark skin
- fix woocommerce cart ajax issue
- fix woocommerce update cart quantity buttons

Version 4.6.2.2 – October 30, 2020

- add: Pine demo
- fix: author avatar image quality
- fix: align option for the builder slider 1
- fix: site border on mobile layout

Version 4.6.2.1 – October 26, 2020

- fix envato market wrong link issue
- fix linkedin social icon issue

Version 4.6.2 – October 16, 2020

- feature: add Massa demo
- feature: co-authors integration in a basic level
- feature: media & text of gutenberg opens lightbox
- feature: more link align standard posts
- feature: authorbox widget
- feature: more modal header search options
- feature: more pagination styles
- feature: index on post list widget
- feature: spacing between standard items
- feature: slider navigation style Square 3
- feature: suggestion text translation
- fix: category in related posts work wrong
- fix: post hero half dark skin button
- fix: thumbnail align doesn't work for post list widget
- fix: background *webp doesn't work on safari
- fix shop page description shows twice
- fix: components multi-checkbox in homepage builder always show default
- fix: standalone category boxed style doesn't work
- fix: accent color doesn't work
- fix: $comment_form_default_fields hook missing in comment_form
- fix: page layout 2 $params issue
- adjust: caption margin top from 20px to 10px

Version 4.6.1.1 – October 02, 2020

- fix: update to v3 -> v4 without checking wi_ mods
- feature: add single tags align option

Version 4.6.1 – September 30, 2020

- fix: big post excerpt size option
- fix: gallery grid thumbnail
- fix: gallery rich slider arrows (fashion)
- fix: social icons missing
- fix: ad link full
- fix: galery image caption in lightbox (classic gallery)
- fix: polylang issues
- fix: primary/sidebar float when empty
- fix: excerpt word wrap issue
- fix: builder heading no text gap issue
- fix: slider1 default arrow issue

Version 4.6 – September 21, 2020

- IMPORTANT NOTICE: if you're using Fox + Elementor, you must go to Dashboard > Fox Magazine > Install Plugins to update the Fox Elementor Addons plugin to v1.3
- feature: allow to add site border in wide layout
- feature: allow more next/prev styles for sliders
- feature: post carousel
- feature: option to choose social icon shape (light/square)
- feature: option to choose search/cart icon style: smooth or sharp
- feature: built-in mailchimp newsletter widget with advanced layouts
- feature: more layouts for header area
- feature: navbar stretch, navbar height
- feature: logo area background, padding options
- feature: spacing option for social icons
- feature: design options for list widgets & tag cloud
- feature: footer bottom layout/element
- feature: more options for footer social icons
- feature: footer instagram widget
- feature: footer newsletter widget
- feature: more instagram widget options
- feature: circle shape for text scroll up
- feature: typography option for copyright text
- feature: post standard title font size
- feature: improve social share style
- feature: much more options for single hero posts
- feature: subtitle position option (after title or before content)
- feature: option for show/hide tag label
- feature: option for order of elements after single post content
- feature: more single post navigation styles
- feature: standalone category styles
- feature: allow to use transparent header for single post hero full (ie. single layout 4)
- feature: allow builder heading without text
- feature: option for a line between 2 widgets
- fix: homepage builder or admin js/css scripts cached
- fix: Single post side dock thumbnail width
- fix: fox_blog_related( newspaper )
- fix: customizer radio/image_radio fields
- fix: 1st standard thumbnail issue
- fix: title size missing for big post
- adjust: border for related posts is back
- adjust: change tooltipster theme
- adjust: add fox_sidebars into theme_mod instead of option so that it can export it easier
- deprecated: Fox lazyload removed completely
- deprecated: author avatar no longer grayscale on blog
- deprecated: instagram old version by only username

Version 4.5.0.1 – September 03, 2020

- fix: customizer js issue when WITHEMES_ADMIN not available

Version 4.5 – September 03, 2020

- highlight: redesign the homepage builder, lighter, more flexible
- highlight: improve site performance/optimization significantly
- feature: add compatibility to WordPress 5.5.1
- feature: add "fox_blog" shortcode
- feature: related posts in the sidebar
- feature: tag, include option in widget latest posts
- feature: Review position top/bottom
- feature: Add option for caption alignment
- feature: Option to disable theme Lightbox (Customize > Miscellaneous)
- improve: replace images in css by webp images
- improve: font swap for better performance
- fix: $rendered_articles not array, blog-template43.php line 907
- fix: jQuery deprecated scripts issues
- fix: issue Instagram not showing up
- fix: lightbox issue
- deprecate: remove lazy load feature
- deprecated: Best Rated and Most Viewed widget. Please use (FOX) Post List instead

Version 4.4.4.2 – August 15, 2020

- fix: jQuery Migrate issue of WP 5.5

Version 4.4.4.1 – August 14, 2020

- fix: post view counter register_route issue

Version 4.4.4 – August 13, 2020

- highlight: card layout for blog layouts (grid, masonry, list, standard)
- highlight: more layouts: 1st post + list, 1st post + grid
- highlight: modern slider height option
- highlight: allows left/right/alternative thumbnail position for blog list
- highlight: hand-drawn lines
- highlight: header transparent option
- added: compatible with WP 5.5
- added: polylang support for 404 page message
- added: allow to set body background on wide layout
- added: allow all primary menu levels depth
- added: list thumbnail position in builder
- added: allow share icons for standard blog in the builder
- improve: remove live text from grid, list, masonry layout
- improve: the colorful social share icons
- fix metabox tabs issue in the backend (jetpack stats)
- fix: word count for other languages

Version 4.4.3.1 – June 04, 2020

- feature: option for enabling excerpt...

Version 4.4.3 – June 03, 2020

- feature: add option for wrapper box padding
- feature: option to show/hide thumbnail on post list widget
- feature: post group 2 medium thumbnail size
- feature: non-duplicate post option for top area archive page
- fix: hero post scroll button not align center
- fix: cancel reply fix typo issue
- fix: add missing words for Polylang

Version 4.4.2.1 – May 26, 2020

- fix standard layout live indicator issue
- fix polylang issues

Version 4.4.2 – May 21, 2020

- feature: grid border between grid/masonry items
- feature: author list widget author avatar shape, color, separator option
- feature: border sep between sidebar & primary area
- feature: improve about widget with lot of options
- fix: sidebar padding mobile issue
- fix: the bug can't delete user avatar/cover image

Version 4.4.1.1 – May 13, 2020

- fix ad not showing issue

Version 4.4.1 – May 12, 2020

- post vertical excerpt size option
- improve a media embed like Spotify, Tiktok..
- add "fox_final_params" hook for final parameters
- add "fox_thumbnail_final_params" hook for final thumbnail parameters
- add center text position option for hero full post
- Fix: post big "keep reading" link
- Fix: thumbnail hover effect, shape for vertical post, post group 1, 2
- Fix: classic slider show/hide components
- Fix: all videos, medias.. wider than content for single post
- Fix: the ad issue when image upload then removed, ID no longer exists but ad still showing
- Fix: gallery caption issue
- adjust: move minimal logo option for single post to logo section to make it easier to find
- adjust: color of new cases in Coronavirus update widget

Version 4.4.0.1 – May 01, 2020

- fix post slider arrows issue
- fix Instagram widget Elementor issue
- option for woocommerce cart on header or off the side

Version 4.4 – April 29, 2020

HIGHLIGHTS
- CUSTOMIZER SEARCH functionality
- HOMEBUIDER DRAG & DROP to reorder builder sections
- Allow to use widgets in builder section
- Home builder layout: Post Modern Slider
- Commentary Demo
- Lifestyle Demo
NEW FEATURES
- add option for builder section content narrow
- header sticky height
- header navigation background option
- builder section responsive visibility: ie. now you can hide some sections on tablet/mobile
- header stack 4
- header menu active style
- builder section ad responsive visibility
- add a few more quick translation words: Live, Comment form words
- Page title align option in page settings for each page
- builder heading border color option
- widget (FOX) Image box
- more post standard options
- mobile logo height opiton
- footer sidebar column text align option
- footer sidebar margin, padding, border options
- single post padding top option
- header cart icon for woocommerce
- thumbnail stretch container option
ADJUSTMENTS
- adjust: default header stick height to 40px. you can change it in Customize > Header Layout > Sticky Header
- adjust: sticky header background opacity from 95% to 100%. you can change it in Customize > Header Layout > Sticky Header
- adjust: improve post standard design (margin, padding, spacing)
- adjust: button outline & fill are now 1px border instead of 2px
- adjust: increase the tablet screen breakdown from 782px to 820px to support iPad 7th gen
- adjust: subtitle now between title and meta (as before 4.3)
- adjust: thumbnail index more beautiful for post widget small thumbnail
FIXES
- fix: header navigation border default value
- fix: sticky post order descending error
- fix: post group 1 border issue
- fix: header shadow none
- fix: tablet screen breakpoint to 840px to compatible with iPad 10"
- fix: section builder ad code align center
- fix: page title align by adding align option for each page
- fix: section builder heading small size too close to the line
- fix: sep border color post group 1
- fix: default thumbnail not working issue
- fix: import sidebar missing
- fix: import post type error
- fix: gallery bigger than content global option
DEPRECATIONS
- deprecated: main stream order. replaced by section drag/drop reorder feature

Version 4.3.0.1 – April 17, 2020

- fix the issue checkbox can't be saved in single post back end.

Version 4.3 – April 17, 2020

- homepage builder: non-duplicate posts option
- homepage builder: more post layout options: masonry, vertical, standard, newspaper
- homepage builder: section design option: color, background, border
- homepage builder: more heading styles
- homepage builder: more heading options: size, color, align
- homepage builder: custom query option
- homepage builder: supports custom post type taxonomy query
- homepage builder: option to include/exclude multi-categories
- homepage builder: option to include multi-authors
- homepage builder: banner ad option for tablet/mobile
- homepage builder: allow to use sidebar for each section
- homepage builder: allow to display shortcode in each section
- header: new stack 3 layout
- header: social size, social style options
- header: heavy shadow for header sticky
- header: sticky header logo
- header: allow to disable primary menu
- header: option for hamburger button
- footer: footer bottom, footer widgets custom color
- footer: footer sidebar vertical align
- footer: disable footer logo option
- blog: supports grid 5 cols, masonry 5 cols for archive layouts
- blog: thumbnail showing effect
- blog: more options for each blog type: group 1, group 2, slider, vertical..
- post: "live post" feature for breaking news
- post: post hero dark skin
- post: option to disable scroll down button for hero posts
- post: minimal header logo height for hero posts
- post: single post, top banner
- post: allow to display related posts after both content and sidebar
- post: support stretch wide and full for each individual image
- post: query options for footer sliding box
- post: allow to display featured posts in related posts, bottom posts, footer sliding box
- design: block quote quote icon, alignment
- design: design option for caption text
- design: add drop cap font option, Gothic font
- design: design options for subtitle
- widget: 2, 3 column option for author grid widget
- general: update google font list
- general: built-in user avatar option
- improve: overall design
- improve: off-canvas menu design
- improve: post group on mobile design
- improve: social share
- improve: mega menu item load on hover to improve site speed
- improve: Recommend Instagram Feed plugin due to Instagram policy changes
- improve: No longer requires Elementor
- improve: Sidebar 2 columns on tablet for better responsive display
- improve: post group on mobile
- improve: contact form button
- improve: hero post design
- improve: CSS Sass structure
- fix: can't disable header sticky
- fix: alt tag for image logo
- fix: drop cap issue when first letter is not in <p> tag
- fix: review display when no review criteria
- fix: empty metabox value in classic editor
- fix: lightbox gallery issue
- fix: sidebar missing when import demo
- fix: woocommerce number of related products
- deprecate: lazy load due to lack of consistence. supports third-party lazyload plugin
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