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Flex Skin Changelog

The Flex 2.0 update requires a complete Skin Reset. If you have a site that is heavily customized, please contact support.

Version 2.0 (Release Pending)

Flex Menu & Menu Bar

  • Sticky menu option added so the menu remains fixed to the top of the page while scrolling.
  • Menu style overhauled and visual enhancements made for both desktop and mobile.
  • Metabox added to posts and pages to assigned a different menu on a per post page basis.
  • Separate Mobile/Desktop menus removed in favor of better sub menu support.
  • The Flex Menu Bar has been merged into the Flex Menu Box.
  • Site title now behaves like the core Thesis Site Title box.
  • Box shadow added to the mobile menu to better distinguish it when it slides out.

Learn more about the updated Flex Menu.

Flex Headers

  • Headlines can now appear over the the featured image (Display option added to control this).
  • Featured images can now be set for Mobile/Tablet/Desktop which allows for more appropriate images.
  • Refactored Header images to take up less vertical space.
  • Videos for YouTube and Vimeo now accepts the browser URL, not just the embed URL.

Front Page

  • Redesigned latest posts on the front page.
  • Latest Title now using a Text Box and configurable via Skin Content > Front Latest Posts Title
  • Introduction content that was deprecated in 1.3 has now been removed (use the WordPress Editor).

Other Changes

  • Flex Media Box has replaced the Advanced Featured Image Box and Front Page Module.
  • Site-wide default styling enhanced.
  • Pinterest added to social follow buttons.
  • Author Box now displays the authors twitter account and website when enabled and configured.
  • Font Awesome Icons added to replace previous icons.
  • Enhanced button controls found in Display options.
  • Buttons have been overhauled to be unified across the site, Front Page Header and Call to Action can still have their colors customized independently.
  • Input santitization changes made to meet Thesis 2.4 changes.
  • thesis_extend_tinymce extension class name changed to flex_extend_tinymce in order to free up thesis_ for Thesis core.
  • Complete overhaul and optimization of Flex’s core JavaScript.
  • Flex core boxes now added to separate files found in the boxes folder for better management.

Version 1.3.1 (Released April 19, 2017)

  • New Display Option to disable the prepended “Viewing:” found on archive pages.
  • Fixed an issue with Front Page Featured Header changing all header overlays.
  • #video-player Background Color has been set to Black (noticeable when setting the header to fixed width).
  • Latest post title is now properly wrapped and its width no longer spans the full width of the page on desktop.

Version 1.3 (Released March 20, 2017)

  • Added Video support to the Front Page Template
  • Added specific Design options for the Call to Action area
  • Redesigned the Front Page Template Latest Posts area
  • Removed the Static Front Page Introduction Section in favor of the WordPress Post editor
  • Added missing hooks to certain HTML containers
  • Added /languages folder and .po file for translations
  • Fixed an issue with encoded special characters breaking some sites with certain character sets
  • Replaced special characters with HTML entity tags
  • Removed the Flex option to enable Desktop menu in favor of always showing the desktop menu on desktops (previously you could have a mobile menu display on desktops)

Version 1.2.1 (Released July 20, 2016)

Version 1.2 (Released June 27, 2016)

  • Fixed an issue with Copyright being out of alignment when a start year is selected.
  • Fixed an issue with some sub menu items being inaccessible when a mene has more than 2 tiers.
  • Added an “always open” option to comments. (see Skin display options under comments)
  • Added a border to the top of bylines on single posts.
  • Added correct desktop spacing to pagination.
  • Added an option to customize post image borders. (see Skin design options, Layout Settings, Fine-tune Fonts, and More and select Post Images)
  • Added a filter to remove the comment bubble on the home/archive and single posts when comments are disabled for that post.
  • Added an option to make no sidebars full width. (see Skin display options > Pages)
  • Added Sidebar Widget RSS styling.
  • Suppressed border top for home page when not using a static front page.

Version 1.1.12 (Released June 15, 2016)

  • Added an option to set No-Sidebar templates to full width content. (See Skin Content Display options > Misc).
  • Added the missing placeholder images for Flex Videos embedded in posts/pages.

Version 1.1 (Released June 10, 2016)

  • Video Support added to the Featured Image for single posts and pages including custom templates (No Sidebar (Post), No Sidebar (Page) and Landing).
  • Video Embed button added to TinyMCE Toolbar for adding Flex Videos which are optimized for performance.
  • Call to Action can now be moved to the top or bottom via options.
  • Call to Action post meta option now has an option to suppress on individual posts/pages.
  • Option to change the copyright symbol to creative commons in the Copyright & Attribution box.
  • Optional desktop menu added.
  • Display options now has button style options.
  • Display options added to customize notes, tips and alerts.
  • LinkedIn added to the Social Follow Links.
  • Option to limited the Front Page Header Image to the same width as your (Content + Sidebar) added.
  • Display options added to Social Follow Links which allows you to display the social follow links in the Footer and/or Sidebar.
  • No Sidebar Templates now split into two template. One for Pages and One for Posts.
  • Footer Social Links renamed to Social Follow Links.
  • Flex Class system introduced.
  • Header and Footer modified to take advantage of the new Flex Class system.
  • Header and Footer elements are always vertically centered now.
  • Logo 70px height restriction lifted.
  • Editor Content Block titles are no longer Bold.
  • No Sidebar Templates no longer center content.
  • Added a thin shadow around post images.
  • Fix: Editor Content Block no longer break when a title is not included. Previously it would have reverted the Block to the default style of a note.
  • Fix: Comments now display only approved comments.