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Marketers Delight 3 changes

Released: November 30, 2021

  • Throws less aggressive error if theme updater can't make connection
  • Expands Loop and Sidebar settings to Tag and Author pages.
  • Adds userID parameter to localized JS script

Marketers Delight 5.3.2 28 changes

Released: November 16, 2021

  • NEW: Skip the plugin, you can now enable "Classic widgets" by going to MD > Site Tools
  • NEW: Adds support for Page Break block and adds pagination when splitting posts into parts
  • NEW: Improves font icon performance with preload and font display
  • NEW in Stream drop-in: Auto-post to stream when you publish new post or other post type with Stream Activity
  • NEW in Docs drop-in: Change singular or plural name of entire "Docs" pages in the settings page.
  • NEW in Admin bar drop-in: Now add quick links to admin pages with easy settings in MD > Settings > Admin bar
  • NEW in Beacon menu drop-in: Adds user avatar size to MD > Settings > Beacon menu
  • Updates Block Editor stylesheets for more consistent post content rendering in admin and frontend.
  • Changes the Editor background if body/content box set to dark color
  • Updates default typography values for clearer hierarchy in headings
  • Ensures inline styles print to frontend and admin if option enabled in MD > Settings > Site Tools
  • Fixes warning message on Block Editor page for custom block registration
  • Stream: Fixes post cutoff on main Streams page in WP admin (pre_get_posts overreach)
  • Stream: Ensures Thread posts show proper featured image
  • Breadcrumbs: If custom blog page set from Settings > Reading, use page title in breadcrumbs
  • MD Admin Bar: Now shows/hide based on Edit User > Show Toolbar when viewing site
  • Docs: Now shows/hides breadcrumbs based on MD > Site Design > Content
  • Related Posts: Minor background style CSS tweak
  • Optins: Minor background style CSS tweak
  • md_icon() now accepts style parameter to $args to add inline styles to icon. Uses full md_style() parameters.
  • Adds hide_links to author byline item to hide social links
  • Can now save rel= attribute to text inputs (adds permission through md_sanitize on save)
  • Adds alt text to secondary logo image (if uploaded via MD Site Design)
  • Removes support for now defunt "Subtitles" WordPress plugin (use MD "Subtitles" drop-in instead)
  • Shows proper shadows on image captions
  • Better content / sidebar top alignment when breadcrumbs enabled
  • Connects author page loop and sidebar display to global loop settings
  • Hides button from Content Spotlight block when button text empty

Marketers Delight 5.3.1 8 changes

Released: August 8, 2021 | read announcement →

  • New: Add custom author settings meta to the Edit profile screen
  • New: Create Editor and Term select fields from any custom settings screens
  • Updates custom MD Walker classes for more versatility with nav menu and category lists output
  • Removes featured image caption post meta setting and forces image caption if filled out
  • Drop-in updates: MD Optins 1.0.1, MD Glossary 1.3, Drop-ins Generator 1.0.1
  • Optins: Adds post-box class to Call to action for consistent styling when used in the content area
  • Glossary: Fixes certain admin settings not ssving, updated to latest MDAPI code standards
  • Drop-ins Generator: Fixes issue where selected icon wasn't being included in download

Marketers Delight 5.2.3 19 changes

Released: April 12, 2021 | read announcement →

  • NEW: Optimize site font icons with the new MD Icons manager. Add, update, and remove font icons from your site in an easy way.
  • NEW: Add a helpful subtitle to any post or page with the now-included MD Subtitles dropin
  • NEW: Add custom body classes to any post or page from the Tracking Scripts meta box
  • Performance fix: Restricts MD license updater from checking on uneeded admin pages
  • Bug fix: Ensure author box only appears on single blog posts when enabled from MD > Site Design > Content
  • Bug fix: Shows "Remove byline" Layout meta box controls on all custom post types except Pages
  • Bug fix: Removes post ID from showing in admin columns to every usergroup except Administrator and Editor
  • Bug fix: Allow full text override of email_name_label, email_email_label, and email_submit_text in md_email shortcode and PHP.
  • Bug fix: Returns correct popups data when trying to override category page popups
  • Bug fix: Clears error messages on Share settings if no popups are found
  • Bug fix: Renders correct markup for the email share icon popup
  • Style: Adds yellow alert styling back to MD updates in Appearance > Themes
  • Style: Halves the margin bottom after post content headlines (h2-h6)
  • Style: Hides unused markup in Stream posts if not post title or post content is found,
  • Style: Adjust bookshelf shortcode typography in book shortcode
  • Style: Makes any links in the code tag match the normal text
  • API: Set show_on_block_editor to true in md_api->register->meta_box to only register meta box to the WordPress Block Editor
  • API: A new standard to render font icons in MD has been established using the md_icon() function and shortocde. See announcement for more details
  • Hooks: New content box hooks have been added to /marketers-delight/templates/content-box.php

Marketers Delight 5.2.2 18 changes

Released: March 3, 2021 | read announcement →

  • NEW: Add breadcrumbs to the top of all posts and pages
  • Style: Improved spacing for better mobile readability and overall reduces layout CSS weight and complexity
  • Dropins: Compatibility updates to Docs (1.0.1) and Glossary (1.2.2)
  • Security: Replaces the_title and the_content filters on various text areas with new md_text_field sanitize function. This is for better security and to avoid plugins incompatibility
  • MD Share and Optins admin panel UI improvements
  • You can now add author boxes to posts even if the global author box option is not enabled
  • CTA Box title changed from large font size to medium font size on content-sidebar layouts, when used in the content box
  • Fixes share icons width if comments button is disabled from any position
  • Moves logo image markup above site title in templates/logo.php
  • New columns-triple helper class
  • You can now set email input labels and submit button to empty with md_email shortcode and function
  • Simplified templates/archive-title.php template markup
  • The md_password_form function is now pluggable so you can create your own password template
  • Reduced z-index on .alignX CSS classes from 10 to 5
  • Render featured video custom markup with do_shortcode
  • Halved the top spacing of .content-box on the default style
  • Prevents top floating bars from covering the MD admin bar on load
  • Fixed Edit page URL render on category pages in the MD Admin Bar Dropin

Marketers Delight 5.2.1.x 5 changes

Released: January 29, 2021

  • Resolves error messages when all popups are deleted
  • Removes z-index on .button classes, reduces .image-overlay z-index to 0 to prevent stacking issues.
  • Applies menu links color settings to .header
  • Simplifies .logo and .site-title CSS selectors
  • Fixes Admin bar header submenu CSS glitch