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Version 9

Version 9.4.1 - Feb 21 2024

  • Fixed an issue where the checkout would hang

Version 9.4.0 - Feb 16 2024

  • Added a setting for a top border on all sections
  • Added global button settings to change their design, shape, and gradient
  • Added button animations theme-wide
  • Added image zoom animations in additional sections
  • Added a global setting to adjust image corner radius
  • Added global settings to adjust image overlay opacity and box-around-text opacity
  • Added options to show call-to-action button in different scenarios in Countdown section
  • Added additional options for image overlay gradients theme-wide
  • Added more settings to disable different types of animations
  • Added option to turn product description block into a collapsible row
  • Improved modal animations
  • Improved error handling and loading states on newsletter forms
  • Improved price range slider performance with low prices
  • Fixed an issue where the countdown would go below 0 in some cases
  • Fixed an issue where the product unavailable form wouldn't work if a recaptcha was required
  • Fixed an issue where the Blog featured image parallax setting wouldn't work
  • Fixed an issue where the dynamic checkout buttons wouldn't render
  • Fixed an issue where the Google Map API wouldn't load in some scenarios
  • Fixed an issue where the price range slider would glitch in some scenarios

Version 9.3.1 - Nov 14 2023

  • fixed an issue where the menu drawer wouldn't load

Version 9.3.0 - Nov 13 2023

  • Updated Popup section with Newsletter and Promotion blocks
  • Added Age verification and Cookie consent features
  • Added global setting to disable animations
  • Updated text alignment settings to use new text_alignment setting type
  • Updated to native lazy loading and removed third party library
  • Improved third-party integrations on product page
  • Fixed issue with incorrect state/province code on account page
  • Improved carousel components when pinching to zoom on mobile
  • Fixed an issue where hash links to anchors would not work
  • Fixed an issue where product page would be unresponsive after using the ESC key
  • Fixed an issue where the drawer wouldn't open correctly
  • Fixed an issue where videos wouldn't play on the product page in thumbnail view

Version 9.2.0 - Sept 11 2023

  • added Shop the look, Scrolling content, Countdown and Image comparison sections
  • added animation effects throughout the theme for more eye-catching appeal
  • added support for non-English latin characters for swatch names
  • added plus and minus buttons to Quantity selector block on Product page, Featured Product section, and Quick add drawer.
  • added thumbnail scroll bar when a lot of media is present on the Product page's thumbnail view
  • changed icons and references from Twitter to 𝕏
  • corrected an issue that prevented subscriptions from being registered
  • renamed Map Javascript to avoid clashes with Google Maps
  • fixed an issue that cause swatches to not render on some stores

Version 9.1.1 - April 28 2023

  • Added translations for ES, DE, FR and IT.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Slideshow section with the auto slide feature to speed up in the Theme Editor
  • Fixed an issue where videos, when cropped horizontally in the Featured Video or Slideshow section, weren't centered properly
  • Fixed an issue where the main product image wouldn't display under certain conditions
  • Improved page load performance when uploading a video in the Featured Video or Slideshow sections
  • Improved logic for hiding "Sold out" or "Unavailable" options in the Featured Product section, Quick Add drawer and Product page
  • Added a background to transparent images when using the "Zoom" feature in the Featured Product section and Product page

Version 9.1.0 - April 10 2023

  • Added quick add to complementary products block on product page
  • Added custom liquid block to the footer
  • Added video block to the Slideshow section
  • Improved search interface with support for suggestions and quick-add
  • Added back snippets/custom-styles.liquid in case media queries are required
  • Improved page load performance when quick-add is enabled
  • Added aspect ratio settings and the option to upload videos directly to the Featured Video section
  • Fixed a layout issue when empty blocks are present in the Slideshow section
  • Fixed a problem where swatches with slashes in their name wouldn't work correctly
  • Fixed pinterest sharing on article page

Version 9.0.0 - March 10 2023

  • Completely redesigned product page with support for 4 separate views
  • Added support for the new Section groups feature
  • Added a new Testimonials section
  • Added new layout settings and blocks to the Featured product section
  • Added more sharing options to the article page
  • Moved swatch configuration from snippets/swatch-colors.liquid file to Theme settings > colors
  • Removed snippets/custom-styles.liquid, please switch to Shopify native custom CSS
  • Fixed issue with popup not appearing

Version 8

Version 8.6.5 - February 7 2023

  • fixed cart integration for older money formats

Version 8.6.4 - February 6 2023

  • minor styling fixes

Version 8.6.3 - January 25 2023

  • fixed featured image size on article page
  • minor styling fixes
  • fixed thumbnail display on product page
  • fixed transparent header

Version 8.6.2 - January 10 2023

  • Added support for the new focal points feature
  • Added an option for a mobile image to the Grid with overlay and Image with text sections
  • Added aspect ratio settings to the Blog page (featured image), Collection page (header image), Slideshow section, and the Image with text section

Version 8.6.1 - November 10 2022

  • New Complementary products block on product page
  • Added event listeners for external use with developer documentation
  • Added Background color setting to Product recommendations section
  • Added Max products setting to Featured Collection section
  • Improved accessibility landmarks
  • Fixed disclosure focus states in desktop
  • Fixed instances of Product pickup block not appearing in iOS

Version 8.6.0 - October 12 2022

  • Added image size option to: Product grid (global), Featured Blog section, Blog page, List collection page's thumbnail view, Featured collections section, Article search results page, and Text columns section
  • Added a setting for a mobile image in the slideshow
  • Added variant information to the product page's out of stock form
  • Added option on the product page for a slider on mobile
  • Search results are now cached for repetitive queries
  • Reduced unused CSS on each page
  • Improved mobile carousel dot animation
  • Updated product schema to Google's newest requirements
  • Fixed logo resolution on some non-retina devices
  • Fixed rare instances of grid layouts breaking in Safari

Version 8.5.0 - June 21 2022

  • New Featured products section
  • Faster search experience with ability to search collections, pages, articles, and products
  • Added support for boolean metafield filters
  • Fixed header disabled when in the editor's inspect mode
  • Collections list section now uses the collection_list setting instead of collection-type blocks
  • Collections list template is now built with the collection_list setting
  • Fixed unresponsiveness in cart on iOS
  • Fixed main-menu dropdowns on large tablets
  • Fixed rare cases of broken grid style layouts
  • Fixed scripts from not loading correctly in the theme editor

Version 8.4.0 - May 2nd 2022

  • Improved JavaScript performance

Version 8.3.0 - February 1st 2022

  • Added support for Shopify Markets, including country selector with flags
  • fixed some scenarios where YouTube videos would not load
  • fixed issue that prevented items from being added to cart page
  • fixed issue that prevented feedback on the contact section

Version 8.2.1 - January 10th 2022

  • Fixed issue that broke links in some sections

Version 8.2.0 - January 4th 2022

  • Updated Collections List page with two new views
  • Broke-up product form block into price, variant picker, buy buttons, low stock notice, quantity, local pickup and unavailable form blocks
  • Updated CSS theme-wide to utilize Flexbox gap property
  • Updated pagination design to work better with small mobile devices
  • Improved cart accessibility
  • Fixed problem that prevented products with no quantity tracking from being added to the cart
  • Fixed broken hover images on the Collection and Search results pages
  • Fixed section heading line-heights
  • Prevented header logos from being squished on small screens

Version 8.1.0 - November 17th 2021

  • Price filter improved on collection page
  • Color swatch filter setting added on collection page
  • Updated product filters extended to search results page
  • Updated article search results page
  • Bug fixes

Version 8.0.1 - October 25th 2021

  • Bug fixes

Version 8.0.0 - October 7th 2021

  • Now compatible with Shopify OS2
  • New product rating and collapsible tab blocks on product page
  • New recent products, collapsible tabs and contact sections
  • New FAQs, lookbook, about and contact page templates
  • Improved filtering on Collection page
  • Bug fixes
  • Performance improvements

Version 7

Version 7.0.3 - August 5th 2021

  • Product forms now show sold out options
  • Bug fixes

Version 7.0.2 - July 8th 2021

  • Bug fixes

Version 7.0.1 - June 28th 2021

  • Bug fixes
  • Add narrow page template

Version 7.0.0 - June 1st 2021

  • New collection page with advanced filters and recent product section
  • Removed jQuery
  • Added Shop Pay installments support
  • New theme-wide quick add feature
  • Updated slideshow section
  • Updated featured collection section
  • Accessibility and performance improvements
  • Bug fixes

Version 6

Version 6.8.0 - January 29th 2021

  • Added support for subscriptions

Version 6.7.0 - November 18th 2020

  • New grid with overlay section
  • New grid with text below section
  • Image with text - parallax setting
  • Blog - parallax setting

Version 6.6.0 - October 20th 2020

  • Performance improvements
  • Pickup availability

Version 6.5.2 - September 29th 2020

  • Social sharing - add option for featured image

Version 6.5.1 - September 22nd 2020

  • Product grid - out of stock and sale labels

Version 6.5.0 - September 10th 2020

  • Unit pricing
  • Featured product - low stock notification, out of stock sign up, size chart settings added
  • Accessibility - skip to content link

Version 6.4.1 - June 24th 2020

  • Featured grid - container widths
  • Password page - Safari fix

Version 6.4.0 - June 16th 2020

  • Swatches
  • Service list

Version 6.3.3 - March 27th 2020

  • 3D model thumbnail alignment
  • Localization - styling in mobile menu fix

Version 6.3.2 - March 26th 2020

  • Currency converter - variants fix

Version 6.3.1 - March 24th 2020

  • Scss deprecation
  • Feature video - button link fix

Version 6.3.0 - March 16th 2020

  • Language selector
  • Currency selector

Version 6.2.0 - February 13th 2020

  • Product videos
  • Product 3D models
  • New icons
  • Instagram feed removed in conjunction with their API changes

Version 6.1.4 - December 12th 2019

  • Mobile cart drawer showing when page view is selected fix
  • Promo bar moved out of header
  • Accessibility improvements
  • Performance improvements

Version 6.1.3 - October 1st 2019

  • IE11 colors fix
  • Product page - zoom image at better resolution
  • Video - mobile playback fix

Version 6.1.2 - August 29th 2019

  • Collection tag - handle apostrophes
  • Cart count fix

Version 6.1.1 - August 27th 2019

  • Image with text - show link fix
  • Comment pagination

Version 6.1.0 - August 9th 2019

  • Updated video section
  • Dynamic checkout buttons

Version 6.0.0 - June 25th 2019

  • New blog design
  • Featured blog updates
  • Additional typography settings
  • Product recommendations
  • Automatic discounts
  • New cart page and drawer

Version 5

Version 5.5.4 - February 15th 2019

  • Main menu - fix for hidden drop down items in Google Chrome version 72

Version 5.5.3 - February 5th 2019

  • Featured product - currency switcher fix
  • Image with text - light text on dark background fix for mobile

Version 5.5.2 - January 21st 2019

  • Collection list - 2 columns/row fix for Safari

Version 5.5.1 - December 17th 2018

  • Mobile menu - anchor tags links (/#) closing menu fix

Version 5.5.0 - December 5th 2018

  • Featured product - added variants and buy buttons

Version 5.4.2 - November 16th 2018

  • Products - restyled Sale and Sold out labels to be more versatile with translations

Version 5.4.1 - October 18th 2018

  • Firefox icon color fix
  • Summer preset - header color

Version 5.4.0 - August 23rd 2018

  • Search - improved layout
  • Typography updates
  • Announcement - color settings
  • Collection - increased pagination

Version 5.3.1 - August 20th 2018

  • Mobile menu icon overflowing out of header fix

Version 5.3.0 - July 3rd 2018

  • New Summer preset
  • Payment icons - more supported, new look
  • Optimize LazyImages plugin
  • Font weight fixes
  • New and more flexible instagram feed
  • Product page - preload hover images

Version 5.2.0 - June 1st 2018

  • Font picker - more font families and weights
  • Newsletter - richtext setting to allow for linking to privacy policies
  • Custom content section
  • Menu - dropdown height fix
  • Mobile search - fix

Version 5.1.1 - May 10th 2018

  • Product page - sizing chart link duplicating fix
  • Mobile ajax search fix
  • Instagram feed - handle various aspect ratios better
  • Map - add open in maps link
  • New custom content section for advanced html
  • Cart page - spacing between additional payment buttons

Version 5.1.0 - April 3rd 2018

  • Dynamic payment buttons
  • Instagram feed - 2 columns for mobile
  • Mobile cart link color fix
  • Footer - payment icon fix

Version 5.0.0 - March 16th 2018

  • Responsive images
  • New home page sections
  • Improved performance by compressing javascript
  • Currency converter - stability fixes
  • Styling improvements

Version 4

Version 4.1.1 — January 16th 2018

  • Nested navigation - level 3 repeating level 2 fix

Version 4.1.0 - January 8th 2018

  • Nested navigation - updated syntax
  • CSS browser prefixing - updated for latest browser requirements

Version 4.0.7 - November 29th 2017

  • Product page - extract inventory quantities from liquid rather than json as security measure

Version 4.0.6 - November 17th 2017

  • Menu - support for older non-flexbox browsers
  • Hamburger menu - bigger click space
  • Ajax search - missing translation
  • Product grid - image hover enabled for laptops with touch screens

Version 4.0.5 - November 16th 2017

  • Fix for menu on homepage with Safari not showing drop-downs, when transparent header enabled

Version 4.0.4 - November 7th 2017

  • Onboarding - improvements, and fix for presets
  • Cart popup - fix for not showing on mobile
  • Footer - fix for about setting

Version 4.0.3 - October 19th 2017

  • Home product slider - hover image fix

Version 4.0.2 - October 18th 2017

  • Product grid - fix for hover image

Version 4.0.1 - October 11th 2017

  • Menu drawer - fix for closing animation when not initially open on touch devices
  • Footer - missing JCB icon

Version 4.0 - October 6th 2017

  • New improved typography selection
  • Product page - increased image resolutions
  • Menu - left alignment for single column drop-downs

Version 3

Version 3.3.1 - October 2nd 2017

  • Instagram - use 1:1 aspect ratio for images
  • Header and menu - style fixes for dark headers
  • Menu - bug with menu not closing

Version 3.3 - September 25th 2017

  • Navigation UX improvements
  • Mobile header tidy up
  • Mobile drawer for navigation
  • Typography - change main menu font to a header font, that updates all fonts in header

Version 3.2 - July 26th 2017

  • Incorporate range sliders into settings
  • Product page - price meta

Version 3.1.1 - July 4th 2017

  • Gallery - increased image resolution to account for 1600px wide retina screens

Version 3.1.0 - June 21st 2017

  • Payment icons
  • Enhanced search image resolution, and mobile layout
  • Added Troops framework (same used for the Emerge and Maker theme)

Version 3.0.4 - May 5th 2017

  • Slideshow - fix for captions missing on 2nd slider

Version 3.0.3 - April 13th 2017

  • Altered textfields to prevent disappearing sections bug
  • Increased slideshow image to 00px wide

Version 3.0.2 - March 14th 2017

  • Product page - prevent unavailable form from accidentally getting triggered
  • Facebook sharing - homepage was pulling incorrect image

Version 3.0.1 - January 31st 2017

  • Slideshow - added back feature to link whole slide
  • Increased image resolution for product grid

Version 3.0 - December 2nd 2016

  • Added new sections feature