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UPDATE - Professional - V25

Release Date: August 18, 2022

ADDED / UPDATED

ADVANCED MEGA MENU πŸ’― - Create custom Mega Menus for your Header navigation with Titles, Menus, Buttons/Links, CTAs, Icons, Lines, Spacers, and Rich Text Fields to add Text, Images, Video, and custom content!

Each Menu, Column, and Wrapper (section within a column) can be styled with your choice of Color, Image, Gradient, Glassmorphism/Blur, or Transparent backgrounds that can be layered or used as accents.

With a flexible 12-column grid and sub-areas above and below, you can optimize your navigation to create the best UX possible!  See Advanced Mega Menu Features

ADVANCED FOOTER 🎨 - Build your own Footer Layout with a flexible 12-column grid structure. The new Advanced Footer settings also allow you to create a sub-footer above or below the main footer (with independent column structure), add background styles for the footer, columns, or wrappers within the columns, and so much more! See Advanced Footer Features

FIGMA Design File NOW AVAILABLE! - Includes all POWER modules so you can build page layouts quicker! Request your copy today!

HOT NEW! Tags available for Menus πŸ”₯ - By popular demand, we've made it easy for you to draw attention to your menu just like we have on the Features menu for the POWER demo. See Menu Tags 

Highlight and Accent Styles - Added option in Theme Settings to define a Highlight and Accent style that can be used throughout the theme with the <mark> and <em> tags. See Highlight and Accent Features

Search in Hero πŸ”Ž - Added option to include search bar in the Hero (e.g. for Blog Listing page)

Pricing Table Columns Added 🏦 - Updated the Layout to include choice of 3, 4, or 5 columns for more flexibility for Sec Pricing. See Pricing Features

Custom Icons for Comparison Tables - Added option to add your own custom icons to the Comparison Tables. See Comparison Features

Video Columns Added 🎬 - Updated Sec Video to include choice of 2, 3, or 4 column Layouts. See Video Features

Hide Current Post for Post Preview - Removed the current blog post from the SEC Post Preview module so that it does not display the post of the page the user is currently viewing.

New Shape Dividers - Added mini wave and mini triangle for modules with shape dividers. See Shape Divider Features

Chat Contact Icon - Option to change the phone icon to a chat icon in the Global Header layouts.

Header Social Icons - Expanded the option to display social icons in the Header outside of the burger menu and/or Top Header.

Custom CSS Class and Anchor Link IDs - Updated modules to include a Custom CSS Class ID that can be referenced in the child.css to make customizations without relying on module ID numbers. Also added Anchor Link ID to modules where it was not included previously.

Minor Tweaks - Added option to change the background color for the active state of the Toggle for the SEC Pricing module, revised the help text for the SEC Logos Image (Deprecated) setting to clarify the naming for the new Image Item(s) setting, updated _pwr-style-settings to clarify custom font set up, revised help text for Color Scheme settings, reduced the size of the touch/tap icon for SEC Services module on mobile, 

BUGFIXES

Blog Post Author Social Icons Bug - Fixed an issue causing the social icons to not display in the author box on the Blog Post Template.

Custom Fonts v24 Bug - Fixed an issue for child themes with fields.json files that caused the fallback font to not work properly.

Bullet Point Default Bug - Fixed an issue impacting the default Line bullet point style causing the theme settings to be republished.

Entry Template CSS Bug - Removed old code from custom-styles.css that was causing issues with the Entry Template.

Breadcrumbs Background Image Bug - Fixed an issue related to the background image setting for the SEC Breadcrumbs module.

Testimonial Intro Text Bug - Fixed an issue causing the Intro Text to not center for the SEC Testimonial module.

Mini Icon Alignment Bug - Fixed an issue causing the icon to shift to the right when alignment set to center.

Breadcrumb Bug - Fixed an issue causing the Breadcrumb to render Bullet Points on the About Me template.

Hero Basic Icon Bug - Fixed an issue causing the Up Arrow icon to display if no icon was selected for Basic Items added to the Hero. Items can now be added with no icon.

Legal Text Font Bug - Fixed an issue causing the Legal Text to render the wrong font and also to not update when changed in Theme Settings.

Advanced Font Bug - Fixed an issue causing the main header items to receive the wrong styling.

Sec Video Link Bug - Fixed an issue causing the External link to ignore the open in new window setting.

Content Split Mobile Bug - Fixed an issue related to the content height to adjust the spacing for mobile.

Image Box Bullet Bug - Fixed an issue with Image Boxes when using a bulleted list in the rich text description where it was displaying on top of the overlay.

UPDATE - Professional - V24

Release Date: June 24, 2022

ADDED / UPDATED

⚠️ NEW GLOBAL HEADER & FOOTER for SYSTEM PAGES ⚠️ - Added in v23, if you're updating from v22 to v24, please take note of the changes below for v23!

⚠️  You will need to set up the new System Page header and footer upon accepting the update to v23/v24.


Particles Background 😍
- Added new particles background feature to Sec Hero. Choose from different shapes, densities, interactive behavior, directions, and much more... See Particles Feature

BUGFIXES

Custom Fonts v23 Bug - Themes with custom fonts installed stopped displaying, updated to ensure custom fonts display properly.

Safari Hover Bug - Fixed an issue in v23 for new Safari browser versions where the text in the back of boxed elements was still visible after hovering, fix now includes all modules.

 

UPDATE - Professional - V23

Release Date: June 22, 2022

ADDED / UPDATED

⚠️ NEW GLOBAL HEADER & FOOTER for SYSTEM PAGES ⚠️ - Added 4th Layout option to the Global Header module and Global Footer module for System Pages. Due to changes impacting customer accounts differently, some accounts previously used the Landing Page header/footer, while others used the Page header/footer.

To resolve this and provide more control, the new System Page header/footer will be applied to the 404, 500, and Search templates. Subscription templates will not be impacted by this change.

⚠️ You will need to set up the new System Page header and footer upon accepting the update.


Comparison Image Layout πŸ“Έ
- 3 new layout options to showcase before and after images or other images for comparison in the Sec Images module (formerly Sec Image Slider). See Comparison Image Features

Image Hotspots πŸ”₯- Add hotspots to your images with the hotspots layout also available in the Sec Images module. See Image Hotspots Features

Advanced Font Theme Settings πŸ”€ - Added the option to select a different font within the theme settings under Fonts > Formatting to allow the fonts to be changed for individual elements to override the base or accent font and appearance on tablet/mobile.

New Bullet Point Styles πŸŽ¨ - Added option to theme settings to choose a bullet point style and updated color settings for light and dark schemes with the option to choose bullet point color.

Typewriter Location in Hero ⌨️ - New Layout option in POWER Sec Hero module to have the Typewriter at the beginning of the Header text instead of only after.

Footer Shape Dividers πŸ„ - Added Layout option to add shape dividers to the Footer module.

Comparison Table Links πŸ”— - Added Link option for rows in the Sec Pricing Table using the Comparison Layout.

Pricing Table Features Tooltip - Added Tooltip to Features for Sec Pricing Table to allow info icon to display help text on hover.

Language Switcher for Separate Domains 🌐 - Improved the functionality of the language switcher to allow for the use of different domains (.com for English and .de for German) instead of requiring the multi-language variant that adds the language slug (/de). See Multi-Language Setup Instructions

Optional Menu Arrow for Language Switcher 🌐 - Added an option to include a down arrow next to the current page language to indicate to the user that an alternate language can be selected.

System Translations for Additional Languages 🌐 - Updated _translations.html to include Danish, Swedish, Finnish, and Norwegian.

Improved Responsiveness for Image CTA in Blog Posts - Updated to scale proportionally instead of containing the height and only adjusting the width.

Sort Blog Topics Alphabetically - Blog Listing now displays the Topics alphabetically (the default previously was in the order created).

Minor Page Speed Improvement πŸƒ - Optimized code to improve page speed. Time to Interactive and Time to First Byte are improved by ~20% on many pages. 

Sec Breadcrumbs - Added External URL type to allow for anchor links to be set up.

Minor Tweaks - Enlarge burger menu tap area (iPhone), changed the calculation for blog post time read from 130 WPM to 200 WPM, updated Sec modules to make the max title width optional, added an option to override the CTA style in the header, adjusted the hero title font size on mobile to be more responsive.

BUGFIXES

Sec Testimonials - Corrected huge font size for one-by-one layout on tablets.

Safari Hover Bug - Fixed an issue where the text in the back of boxed elements was still visible after hovering.

Sec Services - Corrected bug causing Boxed with Link layout to not display.

Sec Guide - Corrected bug that did not allow for quotes to be used in the questions (single and double quotes now allowed).

Custom Button Style Hover - Corrected bug causing Slide Up Hover Effect to not work for custom button styles. Also corrected conflict with custom buttons turning all white on hover when used with the dark scheme.

Sub Sticky Menu - Corrected bug on mobile that caused the page to jump to the top on button click.

Sub Image Box- Improved the responsive settings for images to improve image quality when the image box is very wide, such as in a 1-column layout.

Macros - Changed Include to Import to reduce errors caused when cloning a module to a child theme.

UPDATE - Professional - V22

Release Date: March 25, 2022

ADDED / UPDATED

Client Logo Grid Layout πŸ•ΈοΈ - New Layout option in POWER Sec Client Logos module. Check it out here

Hover Colors 🎨 - Can now be changed globally in the theme settings.

Intro Title Styles 🏷️ - New style options in section modules for intro titles. Available options: custom color or gradient for text, background color, gradient and border radius. Check it out here

Scroll Shadows πŸ”¦ - For scrollable elements like sticky sub-menu, hamburger menu, or pricing tables on mobile, a subtle shadow indicates that there is more content available on scroll.

Linked Images - In client logos and image slider modules images can now be linked.

Alignment Options - Sec Device Mockup module: Options to align text and image horizontally for both desktop and mobile. Sec Client Logos module: Option to vertically align images. Sec Text module: vertical alignment options for 2 column layout on desktop.

Hide Hamburger Icon - Added option to hide hamburger icon

Transparent Section Background - Option to set the background of a section module to transparent. That way multiple section modules could be stacked within one dnd area and could share the same background image (set in the dnd styles of the dnd area).

Blog Background Colors - New fields in theme settings to set the background color of the blog listing and blog post templates.

Minor Tweaks - Different help texts, removed search button in 404 template, custom button styles for Sec Forms module, Horizontal paddings now more consistent throughout different widths.

BUGFIXES

Sub Service Box - Padding fixes 

Sub Image Boxes - Fixed responsive issues where the box width was getting too narrow.

Sec Teams - For reduced layout circular images are now also possible for versions with tabs. Circular images have improved responsiveness now.

Header Menu Breakpoint - If the browser width was exactly on the theme setting value for Header Menu Breakpoint, no menu was shown, due to the wrong media query breakpoint config.

UPDATE - Professional - V21

Release Date: March 9, 2022

ADDED / UPDATED

Price Comparison Table πŸ† - Got feature-rich products and services? Showcase your pricing with our new and advanced comparison table using price toggle, tooltips, section dividers, images, and more. Check it out here.

New Button/Link Style - Animated arrow to the left

Image Slider - Hide navigation elements if only one image is used

BUGFIXES

Theme settings - Some elements did not fully use available theme settings related to the horizontal padding on mobile, line-heights, and letter-spacing.

Content Media Split & YouTube videos - Fixed a JS error that appeared when using YouTube videos in that module

UPDATE - Professional - V20

Release Date: Jan 5, 2022

ADDED / UPDATED

Section Shape Dividers πŸ„ - Create beautiful, dynamic pages with new visual dividers and get creative with lots of configuration options!

Hero πŸ™Œ - Fullscreen option. Multiple button styles. Pause time option for typewriter effect.

Price Tables 🍭 - Price switcher functionality.

Buttons - More button size options and the ability to define four additional custom buttons styles.

Sliders - Pagination bullet styles configurable via theme settings.

Service Boxes - New style that allows links to sub-services directly in the box description.

Accordions - Beautiful accordion styling options and the ability to pre-open on page load.

Header ❀️ - Mobile option for top bar. Option to flip order of top bar elements. New Glassmorphism style. Option for login icon. Custom color scheme for dropdowns. Menu position configurable within header. Customizable logo sizes for all cases. Mobile burger menu items can be expanded/collapsed by buttons. Also parent menu items can be tapped/clicked on mobile.

Image Boxes - Custom box height options. Option to show description on the front

Accessibility - Added "Skip To Content" button for all pages

Mini CTA - Option to configure regular buttons

Sec Steps - Title optional. Button option.

Mobile Order - Change order on mobile for Content Media Split, Device Mockup, and Text Section with two columns

YouTube Video Backgrounds - Pause behavior configurable in theme settings

Translatable System Pages - Added Portuguese

Smooth Scroll - Exchanged with more performant solution

Device Mockup - Set hide image on mobile default to false

BUGFIXES

Image Boxes - Section button overlapping the section description in some cases

Header - Prevent default values going into Schema.org info

Map - Fixed indentation for multiple lines in boxed style

Hero - Fixed issue with letter-spacing for extra-large titles

Sec CTA - Fixed issue section padding

Translatable System Pages - 404 pages only displayed the main language

Testimonial Slider - No separator line if no job description

 

UPDATE - Professional - V19

Release Date: Dec 10, 2021

ADDED

Hero Slider πŸŽ‰ - We listened to your feedback and slider functionality is available now!

 

UPDATED

Media Content Split - New option to show images in full or covering the container

Headings - Font size of headings can be adjusted independently of the header type now (h1,h2,h3,..)

Filters - You can choose between a dropdown and a list style for all filters now. The dropdown will be shown on mobile as default. 

BUGFIXES

Translatable System & Blog Pages - The translations take effect for all types of website pages now. In some cases, Italian words instead of English words appeared.

Burger menu - The language switcher hides the dash if no descriptive text is configured

UPDATE - Professional - V18

Release Date: Nov 29, 2021

ADDED
UPDATED
BUGFIXES

Form Field Styles - For customers that have created a child theme "the old way" the default form styles are gone. The reason is, that the fields.json file gets overwritten by the child theme. This update fixes the issue.

UPDATE - Professional - V17

Release Date: Nov 29, 2021

ADDED

New Module πŸŽ‰ - We added a module called "Guide" which helps your users navigate quickly by answering questions

Gradient Titles 🌈 - Use gradient colors for section titles 

New Form Input Styles πŸ˜Ž - Border, Boxed, Glassmorphism

Additional Form Style - Section module allows border styling for boxed layout now 

Additional Team Styles - Added new style with circular images and description texts for reduced style

Language Selector for Blog Listing - Our header supports this template type now

Translatable System & Blog Pages - System pages are now translatable via the child theme with standard texts for English, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish

 

UPDATED

Header Menu - The burger menu can now be configured independently of the main menu 

Header Buttons - An additional CTA/Button can now be configured and styled independently

Service Icons - Icons of the service module are now adjustable in size 

Header Logo Link - Can be overwritten in the header module now

 

BUGFIXES

x min read - Optimized calculation of read-time for blog posts

Search results template - Fixed missing default configuration for the search results template

Escape key - Fixed a problem with the Escape key allowing to exit the search, TOC overlays, etc. by key

UPDATE - Professional - V16

Release Date: Sep 03, 2021

ADDED

     

UPDATED

     

BUGFIXES

Chrome V93 & 3D boxes -Some POWER modules that allow 3D effects do not render correctly for the new stable version of Chrome Browser V93. Please update or add this hotfix: https://www.maka-agency.com/hotfix-3d-box-chrome-93

Typewriter effect in Hero module - Some characters were not escaped correctly. 

UPDATE - Professional - 1.1.4 / V14

Release Date: May 13, 2021

ADDED

Sticky Sub-Menu πŸ’ - This new module allows you to add a beautiful on-page sticky navigation that is also able to show how far a user scrolled the site!

Custom JS for child themes - Custom Javascript can now easily be added when using child themes

 

UPDATED

Lazy-Loading Images - Optimized the lazy loading for smaller device widths.

Blog Post Preview - Related posts filter was too specific. A wider range of posts is accepted as related posts now

TOC/Burger Menu - Removed default browser scrollbars

Blog Post Header - Changed default value of the header overlay color

Blog Templates - Added thumbnail images

Footer Links - Optimised long links to not overlap on certain smaller screen widths

Field Prefix/Suffix - Added new suffix labels for theme and module field values

 

BUGFIXES

Rich-Text Icons - Fixed an issue with our theme interfering with the width and height settings of rich-text icons.

Email Subscription Preferences - Fixed an error that did not allow to properly edit the settings

Cookie Notice & HS Chat - Fixed the HubSpot chat partly overlapping the cookie notice

Dropdown Select on Windows - Fixed the options of dropdown select not being visible on Edge/Internet Explorer if the dark scheme of a module was selected

Parallax Effect - Fixed background image not fully scaling if the parallax is switched off for mobile via theme settings

Sec Form - Fixed an issue when several instances of this module were used on the same page

Sec Text with Tabs and TOC - Fixed an issue with tabs not being properly clickable if tab content starts with headings and the TOC module is used on that page

Blog author & Social Profiles - If social profiles were switched off, email and website pages were also not showing on the blog author pages

Background Gradient Overlay - Gradient overlay option was missing for some modules background settings

Testimonial Slider & TOC - Testimonial sliders got cut off on the sides when the TOC module with narrow content was used on a page

UPDATE - Professional - 1.1.3 / V13

Release Date: March 10, 2021

ADDED

Global Blog Header/Footer - Added the ability to configure a dedicated header and footer for the blog listing and blog posts

UPDATED
BUGFIXES

Page Settings - Locally overwriting button type did only work after when the button type setting was already changed by the user before.

Global LP Header/Footer - Option to edit the landing-page variant of the global header/footer was not shown

Schema.org - Code examples in text form led to schema.org definitions not rendering correctly for blog posts

UPDATE - Professional - 1.1.2 / V12

Release Date: Feb 16, 2021

ADDED
UPDATED
BUGFIXES

Page Editor DnD UI - Layout shift before and after loading styles is too big for the HS page editor UI elements to be initialised correctly => Temporarily restrict header height in page edit mode

Page Editor blank - Animation on scroll (AOS) is not rendered correctly in HS page editor => Disable AOS in page editor

Module Rendering in Templates - Some modules did not render correctly within templates, e.g. Maps

Top Header font settings - Changes in theme settings regarding the font of the top header did not work.

UPDATE - Professional - 1.1.1 / V11

Release Date: Feb 11, 2021

ADDED
UPDATED

Template Types - New template types for existing blog templates

BUGFIXES

Animation On Scroll - Animation delay was falsely required for some elements on module level

Sub Services Module - "Read More" text not showing for boxed layout

Missing dependencies - for sub-image-box, sub-video-box and sub-simple-listing modules

UPDATE - Professional - 1.1 / V10

Release Date: Jan 29, 2021

ADDED

Animations on scroll  πŸ™Œ - Global defaults in theme settings and possibilities to overwrite them on module level for whole sections or module elements. Animation-type, -delay, -duration, -offset 

Typewriter effect βŒ¨οΈ - Available for the hero module's title

UPDATED

Device Mockup Module - Optimised to prevent layout shifts

Parallax Effect & Lazy Loading - Optimised calculation of parallax position in combination with lazy loading the parallax image

BUGFIXES

Footer - Displacement of menu columns for layout variant "full" on small devices with widths <= 320px