Changelog

Version 1.13.2 (26-May-22)

  • Fix: Comment ajax was not working
  • Fix: Members homepage redirect was not working
  • Fix: Custom CSS option was conflicting with Elementor Pro
  • Fix: Popup custom classes option was not working correctly
  • Fix: Popup styling was not always being loaded
  • Fix: Popup exit animation was not working

Version 1.13.1 (24-May-22)

  • Fix: Advanced Tabs element was not adding endpoints to URLs
  • Fix: Featured Item element URLs were being duplicated

Version 1.13 (23-May-22)

  • Update: Moved all theme options to Elementor Site Settings page (accessible from GhostPool Core > Site Settings)
  • Update: Template settings now moved to separate Display Conditions page
  • Update: Added option to edit average user rating and up/down votes from GhostPool Core > Reviews page
  • Update: Added option to delete up/down votes separately from user rating data from GhostPool Core > Reviews page
  • Update: Replaced Section element Placeholder Image option with full Placeholder Background option
  • Update: Added %POST_URL%, %HUB_URL%, %HUB_SLUG% and %POST_SLUG% for custom URL option in Button element
  • Fix: Comments with ratings below minimum and above maximum would sometimes get posted
  • Fix: Deleting a comment that was never approved would remove user rating from post when it was never added in first place
  • Fix: Pages with bbPress shortcodes would be treated as bbPress page
  • Fix: Featured image background in Section element was not showing in Elementor editor
  • Fix: Link Properties on Section element were not hidden when Featured Image wasn’t selected
  • Fix: Custom CSS option was not working
  • Fix: Post terms were not displaying on theme templates with Elementor Pro dynamic tags

Version 1.12.2 (13-May-22)

  • Update: Custom field link properties options added to Section, Slider, Carousel and Featured Items elements
  • Tweak: RTL support for padding and margins under Advanced tab for all elements
  • Tweak: CSS for elements inside popups now added to CSS file instead of within body of page
  • Fix:  %HUB_ID% and %POST_ID% were not working in Button element links anymore
  • Fix: Page Transition site settings were not working

Version 1.12.1 (11-May-22)

  • Tweak: Moved inline alignment CSS for Elementor from body to header of site
  • Fix: style.css had validation issues
  • Fix: Template Shortcode Gutenberg block was not working
  • Fix: Add Another button for multi field repeater options on posts/pages not working
  • Fix: Templates multi field repeater not showing remove button and edit button correctly in some cases

Version 1.12 (10-May-22)

  • Update: Updated GhostPool Core plugin to v1.7
  • Update: Updated LayerSlider to v7.2.1
  • Update: New and improved Template Editor admin bar menu to easily see all the templates used on the current page
  • Update: Added option to change Single Post template based on category post is in from GhostPool > Settings > Templates
  • Update: Added nofollow and new window options to all Button element link types 
  • Update: Added option to control what filters are shown in comment order dropdown filter
  • Update: Added filter “ghostpool_post_meta_release_date” so you can translate the months output in release date
  • Update: Added filter “ghostpool_comment_date_time” to change comment date/time in comments
  • Update: Added new profile menu link options under Appearance > Menu (Profile Avatar option has been deprecated)
  • Update: Added PMPro Required Level display option to Post Title element
  • Update: Added new data options to Post Meta element: date modified, current user PMPro level, post PMPro required level and current user custom meta field
  • Update: Added wrap around and horizontal gap options to  Carousel element
  • Update: Added option to disable column wrapping on mobile devices in Section element
  • Update: Added video lightbox support to Button, Featured Item, Carousel and Slider elements
  • Update: Added ability to control visibility of all elements from Advanced Tab based on user logged in/out, within post subtype and whether associated with hub
  • Update: Added Blend Mode option to Heading element
  • Update: Can now control gap between breakdown bars in Show Rating Breakdown element
  • Update: A backup of your theme and style settings (kit.txt and settings.txt) are now stored so you can role back to previous settings after installing new demo
  • Update: Added dropdown dummy content in Elementor editor for Nav Menu element when no real links added
  • Update: Added full hover options to all elements with existing hover options e.g. change typography and text shadow on hover state of links 
  • Update: Added Widget Settings to Elementor Site Settings
  • Tweak: Default styling for elements removed from element options and added to style.css 
  • Tweak: Added before/after user voting text options to Add Rating element
  • Tweak: Can now add a custom field link to Section element backgrounds
  • Tweak: Videos not able to be loaded in Videos Playlist element no longer shown
  • Fix: is_plugin_active fatal error would occur for some users
  • Fix: Missing None option in Template options in multiple elements
  • Fix: AggregateRating schema rich snippet was not hidden when ratingCount is 0 as required by Google
  • Fix: Advertisement element images were always using full image dimensions
  • Fix: Error was generated when adding links to numbers in Stats element
  • Fix: The hover effect was not working on featured images when auto height option used in Featured element
  • Fix: Lightbox option not functioning correctly in Button element
  • Fix: Menu text longer than dropdown menu was cut off
  • Fix: Members homepage redirect was not working correctly
  • Fix: Ajax filtering/pagination was not retaining taxonomy settings
  • Fix: Comments were shown in reverse order when filtering comments by date
  • Fix: Trashing comments was not removing rating data from post
  • Fix: Average rating of each criterion via comment form was not being calculated correctly
  • Fix: Add Rating element criteria ratings were not being added to posts user average rating
  • Fix: Custom attributes now work in element links added via the URL field
  • Fix: Email notifications were not being sent when user submitted or edit post submission
  • Fix: When remove user rating data via Reviews page up/down votes were showing as being reset to 0
  • Fix: Unfollowing individual games would sometimes unfollow all games
  • Fix: Spam clicking Up/Down Voting would allow you to vote more than once

You may see borders added to the input field in existing Search Form elements. To fix this edit the relevant templates and set the Input Field border to 0.

You may see an increase in the bottom margin of Show Rating elements. To fix this edit the relevant templates and set the Rating Container margins to 0.

Version 1.11 (25-Mar-22)

  • Update: Updated GhostPool Core plugin to v1.6
  • Update: Updated LayerSlider plugin to v7.1.3
  • Update: Added option to insert menu divider before or after menu item
  • Update: Template Editor renamed to Template Editor
  • Tweak: Replaced default Slide In Menu and Popup open/close icons with HTML/CSS
  • Fix: Error would occur when trying to delete multiple active templates at once
  • Fix: Elementor errors/notices were being generated by latest Elementor update
  • Fix: Not all matching items shown in search results
  • Fix: Average site rating not being added with submitted user posts via Post Submission Form
  • Fix: Import demo Preview links were not working
  • Fix: Ajax pagination would return wrong items if adding spaces between comma separated terms in Items element

Version 1.10 (17-Mar-22)

  • Update: Updated GhostPool Core plugin to v1.5
  • Update: Updated LayerSlider plugin to v7.1.2
  • Update: Added Sort option on taxonomies
  • Update: Added option to upload secondary featured image in Post Submission form
  • Update: Members Homepage now labelled on Pages list
  • Update: Can now select Members Homepage as template display condition from GhostPool Core > Settings > Templates
  • Update: Added option to show current user display name via Post Meta element
  • Update: Added option to set custom Page Template on individual posts/pages to use custom template (replaces need for an empty template)
  • Update: Added shift up hover effect option to featured image element
  • Update: Can now change avatar height in Show comments, Recent Comments, Comments and Author Box elements
  • Update: Add new divider option for menu items (Appearance > Menus), styling for this added to Nav Menu element
  • Tweak: Only show delete post link if user has correct permissions
  • Tweak: Can now submit post submission without content or title fields
  • Tweak: Added URL to author for Article schema rich snippets
  • Fix: Incorrect width of input fields in taxonomy and posting settings
  • Fix: User did not appear logged in after using login form in some cases
  • Fix: Unfollowing all items would show all posts on unfollow page
  • Fix: Fatal error would occur when running Huber and Gauge importer in some cases
  • Fix: Featured image from BuddyPress page not showing in Section element
  • Fix: Comment text didn’t preserve <p> tags
  • Fix: Default terms were not assigned to post if no matching user selected taxonomy available in Post Submission form
  • Fix: Unapproving a comment did not remove comment rating from post
  • Fix: Incorrect author name was shown in Author Box element in some cases
  • Fix: NaN rating was shown in Showing Rating Breakdown element average rating via ajax
  • Fix: Popup entrance/exit animations had stopped working
  • Fix: Decimal places were not working for average user rating in Show Rating element
  • Fix: Icon alignment was not working in Slide In Menu element
  • Fix: Menu items without links were not using correct styling
  • Fix: The Edit Template button was not working in Elementor Editor in some cases

Version 1.9.1 (15-Feb-22)

  • Update: Updated GhostPool Core plugin to v1.4.1
  • Update: Improvements to UI on GhostPool Core > Settings > Templates page
  • Update: Improvements to UI on Template Editor pages
  • Fix: Uninstalling demos was not working
  • Fix: Resetting theme settings was not clearing Template settings

Version 1.9 (09-Feb-22)

  • Update: Updated GhostPool Core plugin to v1.4
  • Update: Added nofollow and new window options to affiliate links
  • Update: Can now also show comments only from current post, user or post author in Show Comments element
  • Update: Added new filter to Post Meta element to change comma separator (ghostpool_post_meta_taxonomy_separator)
  • Tweak: Self hosted videos now will use featured image as video thumbnail
  • Tweak: Popups now open when URL is typed directly into browser window or clicked outside of website
  • Tweak: Lightbox option removed from Section element as not supported
  • Tweak: Added author URL to Google rich snippets
  • Fix: Author Box element was showing user details for first user on all author pages
  • Fix: Section element was not displaying placeholder image on all author pages
  • Fix: If post had an up/down vote then you couldn’t vote on comments
  • Fix: Login, registration and lost password form recaptcha was not working with reCaptcha by BestWebSoft plugin
  • Fix: Plugins auto inserting content into login, register and lost password was not working correctly
  • Fix: Lightbox was not functioning correctly in Featured Item element
  • Fix: Link post format links were not being used in Section element
  • Fix: Display issues when using ajax filtering/pagination with self hosted videos
  • Fix: Comments reloaded via ajax were not showing all of the original data 

Version 1.8 (28-Jan-22)

  • Update: Updated GhostPool Core plugin to v1.3
  • Update: Added new Carousel element
  • Update: Added logged in to vote label styling options to Add Rating element
  • Update: Added option to exclude terms from Tax Query settings in Items and Slider elements
  • Update: Taxonomy and post format fields in Post Submission Form can now show placeholder text
  • Update: Added new filters to Comments element (ghostpool_comment_list_meta, ghostpool_comment_list_text, ghostpool_comment_filters_query_key, ghostpool_comment_filters_query_compare, ghostpool_comment_filters_query_type)
  • Tweak: Up/Down Voting element now shows voted status more clearly
  • Tweak: Improved display of active template indicator on Template Editor pages
  • Tweak: Better way of calculating user rating data if multiple users vote at same time
  • Fix: WPML translated theme templates were not being used when switching languages
  • Fix: Logged out users can no longer add ratings multiple times
  • Fix: Logged in to vote label in Add Rating element was not displaying
  • Fix: Not all popups were being loaded on pages due to conditions hierarchy
  • Fix: Quick edit data not shown on Template Editor page
  • Fix: Theme converter was not transferring hub and video categories to converted posts
  • Fix: Could still vote on Up/Down Voting element when you do not have permission to
  • Fix: Comments could not be submitted on some servers
  • Fix: “Disable Page Scrolling” popup option was not working correctly
  • Fix: Post Submission Form wouldn’t submit if taxonomy field was required and the default value wasn’t changed
  • Fix: Release Date and Price filters were not showing in Heading element filters
  • Fix: Lots of issues with comment pagination and filtering not working as expected
  • Fix: Critical error generated when no endpoints added on new install
  • Fix: Add Gallery post setting was not showing image previews
  • Fix: Comment form label containers were still shown when no label text was added
  • Fix: TGMPA class would generate error on posts in the backend for users who did not have plugin permissions
  • Fix: BP Activity element would generate fatal error if BuddyPress was not activated
  • Fix: Featured Item element cropping position was not working
  • Fix: Theme templates in Templates Library were not working in Elementor 3.5.0+
  • Fix: Theme’s BuddyPress CSS was not being loaded

Version 1.7 (11-Jan-22)

  • Update: Updated GhostPool Core plugin to v1.2
  • Update: Added “ghostpool_post_meta_custom_field” filter to change output of custom field post meta data
  • Update: Added “ghostpool_template_conditional_value” filter to condition_check function so user can add custom conditions
  • Fix: Theme and style settings were reset to default when activating another theme while GhostPool Core plugin was active
  • Fix: Custom header and footer code were not displaying
  • Fix: Frontend functions file was not loaded
  • Fix: Images smaller than thumbnail size were not working with media field type
  • Fix: Lightbox error on Featured Item element
  • Fix: Styling issue with multi repeater field type
  • Fix: Advanced Tabs jQuery was not working in Elementor editor
  • Fix: Attributes filter dropdown option values couldn’t start with same value
  • Fix: Video post subtype was not shown in post submission form
  • Fix: Gallery, video and audio file upload issues with post submission form

Version 1.6 (03-Jan-22)

  • Update: Updated GhostPool Core plugin to v1.1
  • Update: Updated LayerSlider to v7.0.7
  • Update: Added option to disable ajax pagination in Items element
  • Update: Added option to associate forums/topics with hubs
  • Update: Added friend requests count to BuddyPress Friends menu item
  • Update: Templates used on frontend now shown as active on Template Editor page
  • Tweak: Removed default hub endpoints from demos not using hub tabs
  • Fix: Javascript in theme elements in backend editor not working

Version 1.5.1

  • Update: Updated GhostPool Core plugin to v1.0.1
  • Fix: When activating theme for first time getting critical error
  • Fix: Post types options now show post types excluded from search e.g. bbPress forums, topics, replies

Version 1.5

  • Update: Magzine Core plugin has been replaced by GhostPool Core plugin (Magzine Core should be automatically deactivated when updating the theme or activating the GhostPool Core plugin)
  • Update: Updated LayerSlider to v6.11.9
  • Update: Added counter to BuddyPress notification and message menu items
  • Update: Added more notification counter styling options in Nav Menu element
  • Update: Added the ability to style and move Post Excerpt read more link onto a new line
  • Update: Can now filter by individual site and user criteria ratings in Attributes Filter element
  • Update: Can now display taxonomy/term images using Featured Items element
  • Fix: Horizontal scrolling on Customer Review homepage  on smaller devices
  • Fix: Clicking on the Add Gallery button does not open media window
  • Fix: Deleting a site rating from within a post so post has none doesn’t remove average site rating
  • Fix: Division by zero pagination error in Items element in some situations
  • Fix: Demo post tags and menu not deleted when uninstalling demo content

Version 1.4

  • Update: Checkmark now shows next to imported demos (only works on demos imported after this change)
  • Update: Added search box to GhostPool Core > Reviews page
  • Update: Added before and after title text options for Post Title element
  • Update: Added Contact Us page to Customer Review demo
  • Tweak: Only show WPForm styling options if using base and form styling WPForm option
  • Tweak: Improved consistency with hover/focus tab options on elements
  • Fix: News Ticker marquee scrolling off page on mobile devices in Tech Review demo
  • Fix: FontAwesome icons not showing on certain elements

Version 1.3

  • Update: Added Affiliates element
  • Update: Trending element renamed to News Ticker
  • Update: Added new slide animation to News Ticker (Trending) element
  • Update: Added offset option to Items, Slider, News Ticker (Trending) elements
  • Update: Added focus input field styling to Search Form and Search Button elements
  • Update: Add new Gutenberg block to load section templates
  • Update: Added avatar to Post Meta element
  • Update: Can now set column widths for individual items in columns
  • Update: Can now change the item template for specific items in Items element e.g. to add custom design for specific post or add advertisement
  • Tweak: FontAwesome fonts no longer loaded when not used
  • Tweak: Added more spacing around Gutenberg text editor
  • Fix: Error generated when saving profiles in backend
  • Fix: Current page not excluded in Items element on homepage
  • Fix: Dark overlay hover effect not working correctly
  • Fix: User ratings not being calculated correctly when using Add Rating element within page
  • Fix: Can still click on stars after adding rating

Version 1.2.1

  • Fix: Could not preview unpublished posts, pages and templates
  • Fix: Gutenberg errors generated when theme deactivated and plugin activated
  • Fix: Notice to update plugin to latest version not working

Version 1.2

  • Update: Added new user profile field to verify user
  • Update: Verify icon can be displayed in Comments and Show Comments elements
  • Update: Added option to not require review title, rating and good/bad points be filled in when submitting comment
  • Update: Message to login now shown in Comments element when user doesn’t have the correct user role to post
  • Tweak: Login form now redirects to the homepage when no custom redirect is set
  • Fix: Deleting comments doesn’t remove rating from posts average user rating
  • Fix: Images set to height of parent container not shown when selecting next page
  • Fix: When changing attribute name terms did not transfer to new attribute
  • Fix: Terms were not deleted when attribute was deleted
  • Fix: PHP 8 error when adding and editing comments with ratings
  • Fix: Items element set to load items from current query generated error when selecting next page in PHP 8
  • Fix: Show Comments element had redundant Format option

Version 1.1

  • Update: Added new Customer Review demo to Importer
  • Update: Updated LayerSlider to v6.11.8
  • Update: Added new Show Comments element
  • Update: Added new Google Maps element with the ability to display location data from custom fields
  • Update: Added new font icons to choose from
  • Update: Added ability to edit existing attributes
  • Update: Added options to only show specific post types and subtypes in search results (GhostPool Core > Settings > Taxonomies)
  • Update: Added option to add before/after text to user votes in Show Rating element
  • Update: Added option show/hide comment count title in Comments element
  • Update: Added options to style initial comment and replies separately in Comments element
  • Update: Added “No Comments Found Label” option to Comments element
  • Tweak: Added validation check to good/bad points comment fields
  • Tweak: Whole form hidden after post submission
  • Fix: Could not post reply to comment when good/bad points fields used
  • Fix: Comment form was not hidden if multiple comments disabled and user has a comment
  • Fix: Items element individual grid item styling used mobile styling on tablet devices
  • Fix: Author Info element author name wasn’t linking to profile and showing incorrect name in some cases
  • Fix: WPForms styling issues
  • Fix: Unicode characters were shown for post meta dividers sometimes
  • Fix: Post submission form did not create posts when using multi ratings

Version 1.0.2

  • Update: Theme now requires PHP 7.3 and above instead of PHP 7.4 to install theme

Version 1.0.1

  • Fix: Theme website templates post type not supported by WPML
  • Fix: Custom field text field not shown when selected in Featured Item element
  • Tweak: Permalink rewrite rules automatically flushed after installing theme and importing demos