Changelog

Authentic is constantly being updated with new features, bug fixes, and adjustments. We recommend you to read the changelog for every update release. Also please consider deactivating caching plugins temporarily to avoid the caching of old files when you update the theme.

Version 5.1.0 (November 28, 2018)

  • Added font-size to Base typography control.
  • Select default font family with Typekit typography if Typekit is not enabled.
  • Sorted authors, guest authors, contributors alphabetically.
  • Don’t stripe <sup> tag from carousel title and post titles.
  • Fixed orderby post_views (skips posts without views).
  • Fixed Woocommerce RTL.
  • Improved sticky navigation bar.
  • Improved migration.
  • Updated packages.

Version 5.0.2 (November 01, 2018)

  • Minor improvements.

Version 5.0.1 (October 29, 2018)

  • Added styles to WooCommerce product search widget.
  • Added border radius to Powerkit buttons shortcode.
  • Fixed multi column menu.
  • Fixed border radius on search forms.
  • Fixed monochrome version of share buttons via shortcode.

Version 5.0.0 (October 23, 2018)

New

  • 4 new theme demos
  • WordPress 5.0 and Gutenberg compatibility
  • Autoload Next Post
  • Basic plugins deprecated in favor of Powerkit
  • AMP Support
  • Removed Bootstrap and other dependencies
  • GDPR compatibility features
  • Live search results
  • Improved author pages
  • New image alignment options (wide and full)
  • Rewritten from scratch for performance improvement

Version 4.3.0 (May 29, 2018)

Bug

  • Fix RTL
  • Fix WooCommerce compatibility
  • Fix extra whitespace in the media section for video post formats
  • Fix WooCommerce product without reviews and description broken layout
  • Fix Mega Menu checkbox on secondary languages with Polylang

Feature

  • Fix GDPR compliance

Version 4.2.1 (April 29, 2018)

Bug

  • Fix escape of class names in post titles
  • Fix highlighted icon colors
  • Fix Pin It button appearing even when disabled in theme options
  • Fix ratio overlay in Firefox and Edge

Version 4.2.0 (March 22, 2018)

Bug

  • Fix link styles inside lists in post content and taxonomy description
  • Fix REST API loading bug
  • Fix responsive navigation logic
  • Fix GitHub icon
  • Fix WooCommerce button styles
  • Fix post meta “by” translation
  • Add function_exists checks for template-tags.php
  • Fix VK requests in Basic Social Accounts plugin
  • Make all tiles visible on mobiles
  • Jetpack tiled galleries and lightbox caption fix
  • Hide hamburger button on desktop, when disabled in the Customizer
  • Remove fixed ratio for small headers, as text doesn’t fit
  • Compatibility with WPBakery Page Builder
  • Fix lightboxes on single posts with standard post format

Feature

  • Add User Fonts feature for adding custom web fonts and integration with Customiser

Improvement

  • Add captions to featured images
  • WooCommerce 3.3 compatibility
  • Better handling of static front page and posts page
  • Add post author at the top of the single post
  • Add support for lightboxes on single images without captions

Version 4.1.0 (January 23, 2018)

  • Instagram blurry images with lazyload feature disabled
  • Sticky navigation bar options
  • Pin It buttons in galleries
  • Option to display previous / next post pagination within the same category
  • Option to change standard post summary type (either full post content or post excerpt)

Version 4.0.4 (January 13, 2018)

  • Instagram Feed
  • Mega Menu and Google Adsense compatibility
  • Updated: MailChimp integration

Version 4.0.3 (December 10, 2017)

  • Multiple slides playing the same video in slider

Version 4.0.2 (December 05, 2017)

  • Missing captions in lightbox
  • WPML compatibility
  • Option to disable narrow content width for fullwidth posts
  • Image orientation select for Authentic: Posts widget
  • Updated: Translation files

Version 4.0.1 (December 04, 2017)

  • Missing styles in the Customiser
  • Missing gallery types dropdown

Version 4.0.0 (December 02, 2017)

Warning: This version is a major one and thus manual migration is required.

  • New theme demos
  • Images and iframes lazyloading
  • Low Quality Image Placeholders
  • New overlay text position
  • Mega menu
  • REST API pagination
  • Jetpack galleries compatibility
  • thumbnail sizes.
  • Google PageSpeed Insights performance
  • Pinterest integration
  • Lightbox
  • Parallax backgrounds
  • Retina logos
  • Google Structured Data
  • Jumping large header
  • ThemeCheck compatibility
  • WooCommerce mobile styles
  • Updated: Dependencies

Version 3.2.1 (November 16, 2017)

  • WordPress 4.9 compatibility

Version 3.2.0 (August 14, 2017)

  • Footer subscription form
  • WooCommerce mobile styles
  • Updated: Dependencies

Version 3.1.0 (July 4, 2017)

  • Exlude featured posts and pagination
  • WooCommerce mobile styles
  • iOS sticky elements

Version 3.0.0 (July 3, 2017)

  • WooCommerce support
  • Typekit integration
  • Tag description
  • Tag cloud font size
  • Category on post pagination
  • Updated: Basic plugins
  • Updated: Dependencies

Version 2.2.0 (May 26, 2017)

  • RTL Support
  • Spanish translation
  • French translation
  • Italian translation
  • Jetpack responsive videos support
  • Filter for number of Instagram images in footer
  • Logo width control
  • Custom button colors in sliders
  • Post order in Masonry archives on mobile devices

Version 2.1.0 (May 18, 2017)

  • Performance issues
  • Internet Explorer issues
  • Pagination on pages
  • Child theme screenshot
  • Spanish translation
  • Reddit, Facebook Messenger and Mail to share buttons
  • Updated: Language files
  • Updated: Dependencies

Version 2.0.1 (May 4, 2017)

  • Google Adsense ads
  • Multiple authors with registered users
  • Updated: Dependencies

Version 2.0.0 (May 2, 2017)

Warning: This version is a major one and thus manual migration is required.

  • 15 color palettes
  • 59 color controls
  • Controllable border radius
  • Improved typograhy
  • Individual page layout for home, posts, pages, categories
  • Sidebar width control
  • 5 page header layouts and global page header options
  • 4 post archives types
  • 2/3 columns grid and masonry archives
  • Individual post archives for home and categories
  • Hide or show post archive elements (summary, post meta, more button)
  • Ajax load more and infinite load
  • Controllable image sizes in archives
  • Controllable image widths in list archives
  • Repeatable widgets in archives
  • Header builder: menus, HTML, social icons with counters, search, container width, custom width, three header layouts, custom height, custom buttons with icons
  • Text logo and font control
  • Site description in header
  • Smart sticky navbar with text or image logo
  • List of social accounts in navbar
  • Offcanvas widget area and menu with text or image logo
  • Footer builder: Instagram, widget area, menu, text and image logo and nav, subscribe section
  • Auto play and timeout for sliders
  • New featured post tiles: 9 layouts, custom padding, video background, container control, custom width and height
  • Controllable featured carousels: image size, number of columns, padding, container control, custom width
  • Tiles and carousels on category pages
  • Custom source for featured areas: views, category, tags, featured posts; order by date, post views; timeframe limit
  • Switched to taxonomy featured for performance
  • Switched to Post Views Counter instead of WP-PostViews
  • Video background added for page headers, archives, sliders, post tiles
  • Video background start and end time
  • 2 post author layout: standard and compact
  • Guest authors and multiple authors per post with social accounts and bios
  • Disable or enable individual post elements: author, tags, related posts, post pagination
  • Improved post pagination subtle design
  • Controllable related posts: number of columns, image size, title, post source
  • Custom options per category
  • Custom Sidebars plugin supported
  • Gridable plugin supported
  • Advanced settings
  • Subscribe after post content
  • Refactored theme structure: based on actions and filters
  • Compliance with the WordPress Coding Standards
  • Ads and additional content including Shortcodes and custom HTML
  • New custom plugins: Basic Share Buttons, Basic Social Accounts, Basic Shortcodes, Basic Twitter, Basic Facebook and Basic MailChimp.
  • Share buttons: 3 color schemes (default, bold and monochrome), 4 locations (in post archives, before post content, after post content, in the post sidebar), 12 supported social networks, counters, shortcode
  • Social accounts: variouse layouts (default, 2 columns, 3 columns, 4 columns, 5 columns, horizontal list), counters, widget and shortcode
  • Shortcodes: 10 shortcodes with UI and shortcode generator right in the WordPress editor toolbar
  • Facebook page widget and shortcode
  • Twitter feed widget and shortcode with two templates
  • MailChimp subscribe form widget and shortcode
  • Custom brand new demo import and demo switcher
  • Optimized post meta and reading time
  • Multi-column menu

Version 1.0.9 (January 06, 2017)

  • Updated: Dependencies
  • Hentry Errors in Google Search Console
  • Header Alignment
  • Prev / Next Post Pagination
  • Skype, Spotify, Bloglovin, LinkedIn, Google Plus, RSS icons
  • Category Descriptions
  • Russian Translation
  • Updated: Translation Files
  • Larger Logo on Mobile
  • Instagram Feed on Larger Screens (27’+)

Version 1.0.8 (September 16, 2016)

  • Updated: Dependencies
  • Pin It Buttons
  • Code Validation

Version 1.0.7 (September 1, 2016)

  • Internet Explorer compatibility
  • Previous / Next Post Button Links
  • Category Post Count
  • About Widget Typo

Version 1.0.6 (August 25, 2016)

  • Visual Composer Compatibility

Version 1.0.5 (August 24, 2016)

  • Global Settings for Featured Image Types
  • Setting to Disable Share Buttons
  • Italian Translation
  • Twitter Embeds Whitespace

Version 1.0.4 (August 06, 2016)

  • Dribbble, Behance and Vimeo Social Links
  • Custom CSS Field

Version 1.0.3 (August 04, 2016)

  • Post & Page Global Layout Settings
  • Category Filter

Version 1.0.2 (July 27, 2016)

  • One Click Demo Import Options
  • Updated TGM Plugin Activation

Version 1.0.1 (July 25, 2016)

  • Video Backgrounds for Featured Posts
  • Navbar Logo
  • Top Bar Toggle
  • Updated Dependant Plugins
  • One Click Demo Import Notice
  • Reading Time Grammar Mistake

Version 1.0.0 (July 23, 2016)

  • First Release.