Shift Changelog

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1.20 - February 24, 2019

  • Feature: added option to display the "last updated" date on posts
  • Update: shortcodes can now be used in the Footer Text feature added by Shift Pro
  • Fix: posts showing today's date on non-English sites using WP 5.1

1.19 - November 30, 2018

  • Update: added Goodreads social icon
  • Fix: Gutenberg fixes
  • Fix: icon missing in "Continue reading" button

1.18 - November 30, 2018

  • Update: added social icon for Goodreads
  • Fix: Gutenberg editor bugs
  • Fix: arrow icon broken in Continue Reading button

1.17 - November 20, 2018

  • Update: full Gutenberg compatibility
  • Update: styled classic post editor like front-end

1.16 - November, 5 2018

  • Update: redesigned Shift Dashboard
  • Update: changed Customizer ad

1.15 - October 31, 2018

  • Feature: added WooCommerce support
  • Feature: added Medium and Patreon to social icons
  • Update: security enhancements
  • Fix: comments output twice on pages using full-width template

1.14 - October 8, 2018

  • Fix: social icons missing when Elementor active

1.13 - October 4, 2018

  • Feature: added Stack Overflow and Discord to social icons
  • Updated: reordered social icons in Customizer
  • Fix: dropdown indicators in menu displaying again

1.12 - September 3, 2018

  • Feature: added scroll-to-top arrow option
  • Feature: added Mixcloud, Bitbucket,, and phone social icons
  • Updated: Font Awesome 5.2
  • Updated: jQuery compatibility updates

1.11 - December 7, 2017

  • Updated: linking to Shift Getting Started Guide in Shift Dashboard
  • Fix: layout thumbnails in Customizer fixed

1.10 - August 11, 2017

  • Feature: full-width page template added
  • Update: switched to GIF in Shift Pro ad
  • Update: styling for Disqus added
  • Fix: sticky post status no longer displayed on search results
  • Fix: review prompt now disappears permanently when dismissed
  • Fix: site title now displays after logo removed in Customizer
  • Fix: author bio in author archives wrapped in paragraph tags for proper spacing
  • Fix: Yoast SEO Facebook descriptions no longer include "Continue Reading" at beginning

1.09 - May 31, 2017

  • Feature: added Twitch social icon
  • Update: simplified template routing function
  • Update: added admin notice to request review after 14 days
  • Update: added mobile app ad to theme options page
  • Fix: no longer adding ellipsis after custom post excerpts

1.08 - March 3, 2017

  • Update: added three new social icons - Amazon, Google Wallet, and Yelp
  • Update: added more context to certain phrases to make translation easier
  • Update: improved excerpt handling (back-end updates)
  • Update: updated Fitvids
  • Update: reduced theme size by compressing screenshot.png
  • Update: updated licensing in readme.txt
  • Fix: Customizer link in Shift Dashboard now works for sites with WP installed in a subdirectory
  • Fix: layout images in Customizer now display for sites with WP installed in a subdirectory

1.07 - December 5, 2016

  • Update: tested & updated for WP 4.7
  • Update: added Snapchat social media icon
  • Update: Shift dashboard reorganized and improved
  • Update: updated style & copy of Shift Pro ad in Customizer
  • Update: minor accessibility updates

1.06 - November 17, 2016

  • Update: added seven new social sites
  • Update: security enhancements
  • Update: added redirect to Shift options page upon activation with welcome message
  • Update: minor style updates
  • Update: no longer displaying sticky status in search results
  • Fix: threading/nesting in comments can now be turned off
  • Fix: Featured Images on pages now displaying properly in Internet Explorer

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