Theme releases and change log

0.4.2 (22/01/2020)

  • Hotfix release for an error which was triggered by a deprecated component (News Events and Posts widget) retaining data in the database.

0.4.1 (21/01/2020)

  • Updated News templates.
  • Updated posts list widget so lists from plugins (Events and News) are handled by the plugins rather than the theme

0.4.0 (20/01/2020)

  • Updated University links to reflect EPS faculty merger
  • Fixed some accessibility fails in templates and CSS (colour contrast)

0.3.18 (30/07/2019)

  • Changed quicklinks to “University Links” and synchronised links with faculty sites (re-ordering and addition of new social media items)
  • Fixed image sizes used in featured content widget, posts list widget and cards.
  • Refactored banner slides so they do not display titles and leads when none is configured. Remove link from banner slides when no link is configured.

0.3.17 (09/04/2019)

  • Added templates from plugins (Events, News and Profiles) into theme in templates directory, and added ability for these to override the templates in the plugins.
  • Refactored all files and made edits to ensure WordPress Coding Standards are followed more strictly.

0.3.16 (08/03/2018)

  • Removed theme options relating to layout and colour. The “full width” layout has been deprecated, and all colours (other than red) have also been deprecated. Sites using these options will continue to operate as before, but will only have the opportunity to switch to the defaults.

0.3.15 (18/12/2018)

  • Bugfix release – script inclusions in Theme Settings not working as expected.

0.3.14 (28/06/2018)

  • Added a new filter to control the inclusion of Google Analytics tags (in preparation for the roll-out of a privacy/cookie plugin).

0.3.13 (13/03/2018)

  • Updated quick links list in site header
  • Fixed some accessibility issues in the twitter output
  • Converted theme to use the GutHub endpoint for the GitHub Updater Plugin (discontinued use of bitbucket)

0.3.12 (06/02/2018)

  • Hotfix release to enable password protection for widgets page template

0.3.11 (18/01/2018)

  • Hotfix release for bug in default template without sidebar (title and breadcrumb hidden by default when should be shown)

0.3.10 (18/01/2018)

  • Hotfix release for bug in text widget

0.3.9 (18/01/2018)

  • Hotfix release for bug in styles loader

0.3.8 (17/01/2018)

  • Added field to show or hide page title and breadcrumb for widgets page template when sidebar is hidden
  • Re-factored sidebars and created new widgets to use in them which contain the correct CSS classes
  • Moved all GTM code to body
  • Re-factored styles inclusion scripts and added Typekit stylesheet – removed Typekit javascript
  • Added environment settings to prevent GTM loading in non-production environments
  • Added an option to Post Settings to show the full post or excerpt on archive pages

0.3.7 (28/11/2017)

  • Removed SEO output from the main theme as this was interfering with SEO plugins (hotfix)

0.3.6 (27/11/2017)

  • Refactored posts list widget to separate logic from template
  • Added new corporate Google Tag Manager code and removed other GA codes
  • Added ACF filters to allow child themes to extend theme options and page widgets

0.3.5 (02/11/2017)

  • Another bugfix release – new posts lists widget was polluting the global namespace and halting page rendering

0.3.4 (01/11/2017)

  • Bugfix release (excerpts not showing on post archives)
  • Refactored widgets page template inclusions to make adding new templates for new widgets easier
  • Corrected instructions on new columns page widget

0.3.3 (31/10/2017)

  • Added columns widget
  • Added google API key to theme settings for use with google maps widget
  • Moved Post settings to their own settings page
  • Added sidebar for posts
  • Added option to display square images in featured posts widget
  • Added character limits on tabs and link text in banner widget to ensure consistent display
  • Added classes to menu items so they display correctly when a menu is added to a sidebar in a widget

0.3.2 (16/10/2017)

  • Removed length restriction on cards to ensure backward compatibility.
  • Fixed a bug in the title length restriction script
  • Removed tgmpa configuration for toolkit plugins (now managed via GitHub Updater only)

0.3.1 (12/10/2017)

  • Added configurable text and title for 404 page to theme options
  • Added video option to featured content widget and added responsive embed code to media
  • Refactored page widget ACF definitions to be added using filters
  • Added Google Maps widget

0.3.0 (25/08/2017)

  • Advanced Custom Fields for page widgets taken out of UI configuration
  • Quicklinks moved to separate include
  • Fixed rendering order to parent theme CSS is loaded before child theme
  • Quicklinks now support child-theme overriding
  • Typekit moved to separate file
  • Splitting out header into separate template files
  • Fixed social icon sizes in the footer

0.2.17 (07/08/2017)

  • Bugfix release for 404 page (removed page listing)

0.2.16 (17/07/2017)

  • Moved comments callback to comments template from functions.php
  • Refactored cleanup.php and add customiser functions from functions.php. Admins can now change theme CSS

0.2.15 (13/07/2017)

  • Minor update to make some plugins independent from the main theme

0.2.14 (13/07/2017)

  • All bundled plugins updated to latest version
  • Featured image size changes for better load times
  • Network admins have access to all dashboard features (previously, dashboard JS was too restrictive)
  • Updated Readme
  • Body classes added
  • Removed blocking scripts to make site migration easier

0.2.13 (20/06/2017)

  • Merge of several branches into core theme
  • Moved plugins from lib folder into their own repositories
  • Updated roadmap

0.2.11 (15/06/2017)

  • Quick fix as page title text was too large

0.2.10 (15/06/2017)

  • Dashboard JS now shows a character limit countdown on page titles
  • Some theme customiser options removed. Help text added below titles
  • Removed TinyMCE buttons for some users on the dashboard
  • Updated WordPress Roadmap
  • Dashboard JS fixes on page submit
  • Update to latest toolkit CSS and JS
  • Added filter for theme options fields (so it plays nice with child themes)
  • Caption support added for the gallery shortcode
  • Dashboard JS restrictions to just pages and posts (not custom post types)
  • Added featherlight.js to the gallery shortcode for touch detection support

0.2.9 (17/05/2017)

  • Theme settings added to customiser
  • SEO added to theme files (instead of a plugin)
  • Updated CSS and JS to latest toolkit version

0.2.8 (16/05/2017)

  • Social Media accounts added to the WordPress Customiser
  • GPL Licence update
  • Bug fixes in the dashboard javascript

0.2.7 (12/05/2017)

  • Banner widget fix

0.2.6 (12/05/2017)

  • Code added to prevent normal users from editing CSS in WordPress Customiser
  • Download file shortcode added
  • Upgrade to all JS and CSS

0.2.5 (11/05/2017)

  • IE fix for image widths (SVG)
  • Fixed sidebar bug
  • Gallery shortcode added to shortcode plugin
  • Character restrictions for some ACF widgets
  • Added author support for events plugin
  • CSS added so the footer extends to the bottom of the page on very short pages

For a full change log and release schedule, please see the repository