IMPORTANT

  1. Before updating the theme, we highly recommend you to save a backup copy of existing theme, so you have something to fall back on if a mishap happens.
  2. Have you customized your site? If yes, please check if you customized by:
    • Create a Child Theme, please proceed with the update.
    • Add Custom CSS in Theme Options, please proceed with the update.
    • Edit the original theme file (css stylesheet or .php), please do manual theme update by replacing theme file one by one via FTP. Check the following Changelogs to see what file has been updated/added/removed.
  3. Please refer to update theme documentation for how-to update theme
  4. If you need additional assistance with the theme update, please submit a support ticket for assistance.

Version 18.09 (September 19, 2018)

  • Fixed footer credit background settings/options

Files Updated:

  • includes/ace_functions.php

Version 18.05 (May 25, 2018)

  • Restore query string from static resources
  • Updated header image with hidden heading to help SEO
  • Updated HTML5Shiv to Cloudflare CDN (Thank you Timothy Smith ([email protected]))
  • Updated WooCommerce layout and image settings
  • Updated to add text before comment button
  • Fixed WooCommerce related post layout
  • Removed AceFramework Settings meta box in replace of WordPress proper post template

Files Updated:

  • includes/ace_functions.php
  • includes/ace_libraries.php
  • includes/ace_theme_customize.php
  • includes/meta_boxes.php
  • includes/modules.php
  • includes/plugins/ace_woocommerce.php
  • includes/plugins/woocommerce.css
  • footer.php
  • style.css
  • style.none.css

Version 18.03 (March 12, 2018)

  • Updated fixed menu for smooth transition on Google Chrome
  • Updated spelling for not found page (Thank you Jessica Dolce ([email protected]))
  • Updated gallery using flexbox for a more aesthetic gallery display without plugin
  • Updated translation .PO file
  • Added option to disable built-in Colorbox script to avoid any plugin conflict

Files Updated:

  • includes/ace_import_export.php
  • includes/ace_libraries.php
  • includes/ace_theme_customize.php
  • includes/ace_functions.php
  • includes/modules.php
  • includes/shortcodes.php
  • includes/quicktags.php
  • includes/js/editor_plugin.js
  • languages/ace.po
  • languages/ace.mo
  • 404.php
  • comments.php
  • style.css
  • style.none.css

Version 17.11 (November 23, 2017)

  • Fixed comment reply Javascript
  • Fixed webkit appearance issue with inputs
  • Updated with WooCommerce compatibility

Files Updated:

  • functions.php
  • header.php
  • woocommerce.php
  • includes/ace_libraries.php
  • includes/ace_options.php
  • includes/ace_theme_customize.php
  • includes/modules.php
  • includes/plugins/ace_woocommerce.php
  • style.css
  • style.none.css

Files Added:

  • includes/plugins folder

Version 17.09 (September 19, 2017)

  • Fixed multi dropdown menu on mobile
  • Fixed mail icon link on custom widget
  • Fixed Jetpack and Colorbox conflict
  • Updated PHP version code on custom widgets
  • Updated more translation strings
  • Updated editor styling for better readability
  • Updated RTL
  • Updated mobile menu for better loading
  • Updated attachment page
  • Updated translation PO file
  • Updated header, footer and theme styling settings
  • Updated custom CSS (to be deprecate in next update)
  • Added Retina support for header logo

Files Updated:

  • includes/ace_functions.php
  • includes/ace_libraries.php
  • includes/ace_options.php
  • includes/ace_theme_customize.php
  • includes/custom_widgets.php
  • includes/modules.php
  • js/scripts.js
  • languages/ace.po
  • header.php
  • footer.php
  • image.php
  • rtl.css
  • editor.css
  • style.css
  • style.none.css

Version 17.02 (February 14, 2017)

  • Fixed Jetpack infinite scroll layout
  • Fixed <main> for IE
  • Fixed comment issue on older browser
  • Fixed jQuery conflict with some plugins
  • Fixed Jetpack plugin conflict
  • Search and archive page listing the same as blog page
  • Complete overhaul of Theme Options page
  • Complete redesigned 404 not found page
  • Post date background and text is customizable via color setting
  • Horizontal line and line break image changeable
  • Overhaul and optimized stylesheet to work better with child theme
  • Mobile menu changed to hamburger menu
  • Updated social media icons using FontAwesome icons
  • Remove extra Javascript plugins
  • Used CDN for minor Javascript plugins to maximize loading speed
  • Redesigned blockquote
  • Updated and fixed comment issue with the latest WordPress
  • Added “Blog” page template
  • Fixed styling conflict with WordPress media
  • Colorbox script updated
  • Fixed and updated mobile menu
  • Added previous and next post on individual blog post
  • Combined fontawesome with stylesheet to save http request
  • Fixed conflict CSS

Files Updated:

  • includes/ace_functions.php
  • includes/ace_libraries.php
  • includes/ace_options.php
  • includes/ace_started.php
  • includes/ace_theme_customize.php
  • includes/custom_widgets.php
  • includes/modules.php
  • includes/shortcodes.php
  • js/colorbox/jquery.colorbox-min.js
  • archive.php
  • comments.php
  • header.php
  • functions.php
  • search.php
  • searchform.php
  • single.php

Files Added:

  • style.css
  • style.none.css
  • layouts/blog-page.php

Files Removed:

  • stylesheet.css
  • stylesheet.none.css

Version 16.01 (January 21, 2016)

  • Removed double-line image used for menu border and replace with CSS for easier color customization
  • Custom favicon in Theme Options is removed in replace of WordPress 4.4 built-in favicon called “Site Identity”
  • Support Jetpack infinite scroll
  • Improved widget compatibility with plugins
  • Option to disable responsive layout
  • Option to enable and disable sticky menu
  • Option to add author signature at the bottom of blog post
  • Option to add banner image at the bottom of blog post
  • Option to add banner image at the top
  • Option to choose right sidebar or left sidebar
  • Easily hide and show date, category, comment, author
  • Schema.org microdata update
  • Styling Jetpack subscription form
  • Sytling MailChimp newsletter embed code (naked code)
  • Add HTML5 support for search form, comment form, comment list, gallery, image caption

Files Updated:

  • header.php
  • single.php
  • loop.php
  • stylesheet.css
  • includes/ace_functions.php
  • includes/ace_libraries.php
  • includes/ace_theme_customize.php
  • includes/custom_post.php
  • includes/modules.php
  • includes/widgets.php

Files Added:

  • stylesheet.none.css
  • js/jquery.sticky.min.js

Version 15.08 (August 5, 2015)

  • Extra Instagram widget area – We added another widget area specifically for our free Instagram feed plugin. Now you can showcase your Instagram pictures at the footer of the theme.
  • Theme Option Uploader – Updated to use the native WordPress uploader, now you will be more familiar with the media uploader.
  • Blank page template – We added a blank page template so you can get your creative on with a page without header and footer. This page template is your canvas, HTML and CSS it.

Files Updated:

  • includes/ace_functions.php
  • includes/ace_options.php
  • includes/ace_theme_customize.php
  • includes/widgets
  • style.css

Files Added:

  • layouts/blank-page.php

Version 15.06 (June 15, 2015)

  • Shortcodes update. Fixed shortcode issues such as alignment and slider.

Files Updated:

  • includes/shortcodes.php
  • includes/js/editor_plugin.js

Version 15.04 (Apr 8, 2015)

  • Better visibility of mobile menu. Let your visitor instantly knows where is the navigation.
  • 404 error page editor is not accepting HTML code so you can place images, using heading or even create a form for it.
  • Options added to social media links, now you can open social media links on a new tab/windows instead.
  • The issue with post formatting and plugin has been fixed.

Files Updated:

  • 404.php
  • comments.php
  • functions.php
  • js/scripts.js
  • includes/modules.php
  • includes/custom_widgets.php
  • includes/ace_libraries.php
  • includes/meta_boxes.php

Files Added:

  • includes/ace_theme_customize.php

Version 14.10 (Oct 3, 2014)

  • Don’t want menu bar to show up on your site? Instead of tweaking the backend code, now there is an easier way to do this by leaving the menu empty in Appearance – Menus Settings.
  • Theme has been updated to ensure that it follows Google microformat rules.
  • When on tablet and mobile responsive layout, you can use finger pinch to zoom in the content.
  • Update Shortcode for better site performance.
  • Updated the respond.js – Javascript plugin – to fix IE8 viewing.
  • Add body font color in Color Settings.

Files Updated:

  • header.php
  • style.css
  • stylesheet.css
  • js/respond.min.js
  • js/scripts.js
  • includes/ace_libraries.php
  • includes/custom_widgets.php
  • includes/modules.php
  • includes/shortcodes.php
  • includes/quicktags.php
  • includes/js/editor_plugin.js

Version 14.05 (May 5th, 2014)

  • Minor bugs fix
  • iPad dropdown menu fix
  • Mobile menu updated with submenu indication
  • Google webfont loading fix
  • Header text version fix
  • Added more site elements in Theme Options ? Color Settings.
  • Added “Read More” text for excerpt

Files Updated:

  • header.php
  • style.css
  • stylesheet.css
  • js/script.js
  • includes/ace_functions.php
  • includes/ace_libraries.php
  • includes/modules.php
  • includes/style.css

Files Added:

  • rtl.css
  • js/tinynav.min.js

Version 14.01 (January 15th, 2014)

  • Minor bugs fix
  • Search menu fix
  • Post title hover colour is added into Theme Options with Link colour
  • Update interface design for Theme Options

Files Updated:

  • stylesheet.css
  • single.php
  • page.php
  • layouts/entry.php
  • layouts/page_archives.php
  • layouts/page_full.php
  • layouts/page_sitemap.php
  • includes/ace_functions.php
  • includes/ace_options.php
  • includes/quicktags.php
  • includes/modules.php
  • includes/style.css

Version 13.11 (November 22, 2013)

  • Minor bugs fix
  • Slider fix
  • Slider shortcodes added
  • Tooltip updated to CSS3
  • Accordion colour is editable

Files Updated:

  • includes/ace_functions.php
  • includes/ace_libraries.php
  • includes/shortcodes.php
  • includes/quicktags.php
  • includes/modules.php
  • includes/js/editor_plugin.js
  • js/scripts.js
  • images/nav_icons.png
  • stylesheet.css (Line 570 ¨C Line 574, Line 605 – Line 615)

Files Removed:

  • js/tooltipsy.js

Version 13.09 (September 27, 2013)

  • Colours of social media icons on widget are changable
  • Minor bugs fix
  • Blog author biography enable and disable
  • Blog author name enable and disable
  • Blog page full width enable and disable

Files Updated:

  • includes/ace_functions.php
  • includes/ace_libraries.php
  • includes/modules.php
  • stylesheet.css (Line 468 – Line 493, Line 379)
  • images/social_icons.png

Version 13.06 (June 26, 2013)

  • TimThumb (for slider) is removed
  • Updated Jetpack plugins conflict issue
  • Updated NextGen plugin conflict issue
  • Replaced dropdown menu
  • Add more social media icons to custom widget “Ace Social Networks” (Google Plus, Instagram, Bloglovin, Flickr, Linkedin, Youtube, Vimeo, Email)
  • Add more page templates (Full Width with title & without title)

Files Updated:

  • layouts/slide.php
  • layouts/entry.php
  • includes/modules.php
  • images/social_icons.png
  • images/social_icons_hover.png

File Removed:

  • timthumb.php

Version 13.02 (February 14, 2013)

  • Improved video responsiveness
  • Minor bugs fix
  • IE bug fix
  • Updated slider-title’s background colour settings

File Updated:

  • header.php
  • footer.php
  • /includes/modules.php
  • /includes/ace_theme_customization.php
  • /includes/ace_functions.php
  • /includes/ace_libraries.php
  • /includes/modules.php
  • /layouts/slide.php
  • /js/scripts.js
  • /stylesheet.css
  • /images/nav_bg.gif

File Added:

  • /js/fitvids.js

Version 13.01 (January 1, 2013)

  • Minor bugs fixed
  • Improved Child-theme implementation
  • Implement Auto-update functionality
  • Improved translation
  • Update to TimThumb 2.8.11
  • Body border (strip line element) is now customizable via Theme Options and Live Customizer

Files Updated:

  • header.php
  • functions.php
  • /includes/modules.php
  • /includes/custom_widgets.php
  • /js/scripts.js
  • stylesheet.css
  • style.css

Files Added:

  • /includes/ace_updates.php

Version 12.10 (October 8, 2012)

  • Bug fixed
  • Stylesheets combined so it’s easier to edit the Stylesheet via WordPress admin panel
  • Dummy content ready
  • Updated mobile stylesheet
  • Better responsive header

File Updated:

  • /includes/ace_functions.php
  • /includes/ace_theme_customize.php
  • /layouts/entry.php
  • page_archives.php
  • page_sitemap.php

Files Removed:

  • /styles/common.css
  • /styles/device.css
  • /styles/mobile.css

File Added:

  • stylesheet.css