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The MD Changelog

What's new in MD? Browse through the archives to see the full history and changes of each version release. Fun fact: There have been over 87 new releases of Marketers Delight since 2015!

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Marketers Delight 4.9.6.2 2 changes

Released: November 16, 2019

  • Reenables Visual Text editor on Stream, also adds back media button
  • Fixes incorrect dates on threaded posts

Marketers Delight 4.9.6.1 6 changes

Released: November 11, 2019

  • NEW: Adds full compatibility for the new Glossary Dropin
  • Adds new .auto, .bold, and .small MD Helper Classes.
  • New filter: md_filter_has_main_menu
  • New filter: md_filter_headline
  • New hook: md_hook_after_content
  • Fixes potential warnings messages in Email Form and Widget

Marketers Delight 4.9.6 11 changes

Released: November 4, 2019 | read announcement →

  • NEW: Add share messages through your posts with the new Share Notice block.
  • NEW: Set a custom Thank You page to direct new subscribers to after email signup (available for AWeber and MailerLite only)
  • Fixes bug that shows the Featured Image Header cover out of place
  • Fixes a bug that shows an empty featured image overlay on the Blog
  • Fixes broken spacing in Blocks editor when .alignfull class is applied
  • Deprecates Google+ share icon
  • Changed email signup form submit markup from button to input type="submit"
  • Email forms now have unique IDs per page
  • Fixed bug where .button-outline would show invisible text
  • Added placeholder parameter to URL field in MDAPI
  • Lessened .block-mid spacing on mobile

Marketers Delight 4.9.5 2 changes

Released: September 6, 2019 | read announcement →

  • New: Integrate your MailerLite email form data into the MD Integrations panel to place code-free email optin forms throughout your site.
  • Fixes an issue that prevents integration panels from opening/closing after import.

Marketers Delight 4.9.4.3 3 changes

Released: August 24, 2019 | read announcement →

  • Books on Bookshelf page now load in random order
  • Make changes and tweaks to the popup that shows book details on the Bookshelf. Instructions on how to override the bookshelf popup template in the link attached
  • Use the count attribute in the book shortcode to change how many books show (defaults to 6 books)

Marketers Delight 4.9.4.2 1 change

Released: August 23, 2019 | read announcement →

  • Ensures ActiveCampaign outputs https:// form URLs (after updating, refresh AC data in MD > Integrations)

Marketers Delight 4.9.4.1 5 changes

Released: July 5, 2019

  • Adds spacing to top of blog teasers on mobile
  • Adds textdomain path to style.css
  • Fixes searchform translation string
  • Moves Page Leads into proper hooks if shown "after header"
  • Minor CSS tweaks

Marketers Delight 4.9.4 24 changes

Released: June 3, 2019 | read announcement →

  • New: Enable WooCommerce integration from the MD > Features Manager panel!
  • Adds layout and style integration with WooCommerce
  • Bonus WooCommerce features including the Header shopping cart, Minimal Checkout, and more!
  • New: Remove unused Plugin scripts on a page by page basis from the Tracking Scripts meta box
  • Revamped CSS compiler, introducing CSS Templates
  • New: Improved CSS handling for Dropins, MD will now remove CSS from Dropins you disable from the Features Manager
  • MD now loads it stylesheets after Plugins so you can more easily override their styles from your child theme
  • Set the default featured image position programmatically with the new md_filter_featured_image_position filter
  • Adds video_lead_hook_bottom to programmatically add content after the video in Video Leads
  • Vertically centers the featured image background cover image
  • Fixes potential layout break in MD Share inline buttons
  • Fixes broken Like button on posts without any post meta saved
  • Fixes current admin menu indicator on MD Settings page
  • New hook: md_hook_header_logo_bottom
  • Reoriented header and nav menu links for better vertical alignment and spacing adjustments
  • Fixed alpha color picker control in Customizer
  • Fixed missing email form popup from Main menu Hotspot
  • Redesigned header for better vertical alignment, left-direction header dropdown
  • Adjusted various MD Site Design settings
  • Template files changed: header.php, /content/logo.php, /content/menu.php
  • New hook: md_hook_header_aside
  • New hook: md_hook_header_triggers
  • Changed .header-wrap CSS class to .header (update in child themes)
  • Deprecated .header-menu-wrap CSS class (update in child themes)

Marketers Delight 4.9.3.x 3 changes

Released: April 5, 2019

  • Fixes potential bug that moved headline out of the Full Header Cover area
  • Vertically centers Full Header cover featured image with CSS
  • Fixes save issue that prevented select boxes from saving in repeatble fields

Marketers Delight 4.9.3 11 changes

Released: April 1, 2019 | read announcement →

  • New: Content Upgrade Gutenberg Block
  • New: Callout Gutenberg Block
  • New: Bouncing Arrow Gutenberg Block
  • Improved MD Blocks API for faster Block development
  • Reorganized Email Form Block settings for easier usage
  • Opens all MD Blocks settings on active click
  • Improved Blocks Editor styles
  • Introduced Font Icons Library that makes use of the new md_icons() data array
  • Theme files reorganization
  • Resolves a potential warning message that shows when saving categories
  • Added add_filter( 'widget_text', 'do_shortcode' ); to MD by default (can remove from child themes)

Marketers Delight 4.9.2.x 3 changes

Released: March 11, 2019

  • Fixes warning message when MD share is not active on the Stream
  • Fixes minor PHP7 warning message when posting to the Stream
  • Fixes a glitch that will prevent popups from showing in Customizer.

Marketers Delight 4.9.2 21 changes

Released: February 20, 2019

  • New: A Like button has been added to MD Share! Activate on any post, page, or custom post type
  • New: The Stream gets a total redesign! New layout, sidebar, page title, and many tweaks
  • New: Configure settings from the new Stream settings panel
  • New: Add a LinkedIn share button to MD Share
  • New: Change the style of your share buttons from Bold to Minimal!
  • Google+ share icon has been disabled by default in MD Share
  • The email share button now shows a mailto link by default, can still override with popup if chosen
  • MD Share removed text labels
  • Removed HTML character codes from showing in share button URLs
  • Default font set to Helvetica Neue
  • Adjusted typography to calculate better mobile font sizes
  • Responsive header menu + button improved spacing
  • Added new font icons to the MD Icons library
  • Updated social media icons to more modern icons
  • Fixes email widget warning messages on save
  • Adds author box to top of Author archives page
  • Content Box markup altered for more flexible layouts
  • Content Box CSS classes removed: .is-teasers, .is-content-box, .is-full-width
  • Template files changed: content/content-box.php, content/headline.php
  • Gutenberg editor enhancements
  • File reorganization and code cleanup

Marketers Delight 4.9.1.2 2 changes

Released: February 9, 2019

  • Fixes error that prevents repeatable fields from saving on post-new.php screen.
  • Hides empty popup overlay from showing on Customizer screens

Marketers Delight 4.9.1.1 1 change

Released: February 7, 2019

  • Fixes broken meta box layout on category pages (Page Leads)

Marketers Delight 4.9.1 5 changes

Released: February 5, 2019

  • New: Clean our your sites head with the new Site Performance settings panel!
  • New: MD main stylesheet file has been rewritten and highly optimized now loads 15KB less CSS per page load.
  • New: All JavaScript has been rewritten and now loads in a tiny 8kb file - no jQuery required!
  • New: WebFont loader performance update - less flash of invisible text!
  • Minor Site Designer bug fixes

Marketers Delight 4.9.0.3 1 change

Released: January 31, 2019

  • Prints title + tagline custom settings to design stylesheet

Marketers Delight 4.9.0.2 1 change

Released: January 24, 2019

  • Fixes PHP warning messages when generating MD's design.css file on install

Marketers Delight 4.9 23 changes

Released: January 11, 2019 | read announcement →

  • New: The new Pro Integrations panel makes connecting and managing 3rd party services/email providers easy from one interface
  • New: Refresh your email integrations with a simple "Refresh" button!
  • New: Connect to multiple email services at a single time with the Pro Integrations panel
  • New: Always have the ability to use custom HTML form codes from email form settings
  • New: Email Forms admin interfaces redesigned for simpler usage
  • New: The MD Design system will now sync to your Gutenberg editor so you can preview the same fonts, widths, and frontend styles in the Blocks Editor!
  • New: Add versatile email signup forms throughout the new post editor with the new Email Signup Form Block
  • New: Primary and Secondary color pickers added to the Site Design panel
  • New: Google Analytics tracking code integrations now part of the MD Integrations panel
  • New: "Design Tools" settings panel renamed to "Advanced" on MD settings page
  • New: Combat the flash of unstyled text with custom webfonts with the new Webfonts loader in the Advanced settings panel
  • New: Typekit settings moved to new Integrations panel
  • Fix: Removed z-index stacking on Stream template (fixes nav menu hiding underneath Stream))
  • Fix: Fixed Popup redirect screen broken link when closing out Popups Customizer editor
  • Fix: MD Admin "Settings" tab now shows active state when on main settings page
  • Fix: Fixed broken parameters in md_email shortcode
  • Improved: Removed email form from 404 page
  • Improved: Changed search input label to more mobile-friendly "Search this website" text
  • Improved: Removed oftentimes redundant "Visit website" link from Author box
  • Improved: Removed MD4.7 updater from core, now available as Drop-in
  • Improved: Massive file reorganization and code cleanups
  • Fix: Make sure Content Spotlight title text is always white
  • Improved: New text color option on email form widget

Marketers Delight 4.8.6.1 1 change

Released: December 10, 2018

  • Moves Page Leads set to load after the header to the md_hook_before_content_box hook.

Marketers Delight 4.8.6 11 changes

Released: December 8, 2018

  • New:a You can now upload a secondary logo for use in alternate color schemes on your site.
  • New: Adds a direct link to the Site Design customizer options from the MD admin menu.
  • Adds the most basic support for new Gutenberg editor in WordPress 5.0 (more enhancements coming soon).
  • Simplifies up z-index stacking so elements like the nav menu do not hide underneath other layout elements.
  • Improves the underlying Featured Image Position settings and fixes display bugs on category pages.
  • Fixes a bug to now show Featured Image captions on any position.
  • Teaser layout adjustments for better spacing and responsiveness.
  • You can now change the color of the mobile menu trigger from the Site Design settings (Header Menu Link color).
  • Fixed broken color picker option in Customizer
  • New hooks: md_hook_headline_top, md_hook_headline_bottom.
  • Various spacing adjustments and internal file reorganization.

Marketers Delight 4.8.5.6 2 changes

Released: December 3, 2018

  • Fixes media uploader in Testimonial widget
  • Refines check to better detect custom sidebars

Marketers Delight 4.8.5.5 2 changes

Released: November 28, 2018

  • Fixes bug where featured image covers load the wrong image size ('large' to 'md-full')
  • Modifies the md_filter_content_text_classes filter for simpler usage (see support thread)

Marketers Delight 4.8.5.4 1 change

Released: November 25, 2018

  • Fixes broken media uploader on Content Spotlight and Testimonial widget

Marketers Delight 4.8.5.3 3 changes

Released: November 18, 2018

  • New: Use the [book] shortcode to embed books anywhere on your site!
  • Bookshelf file and code reorganization
  • Bookshelf display improvements

Marketers Delight 4.8.5.2 1 change

Released:

  • A simple but important enough performance update - restricts checking for the latest MD version to the MD admin settings and Themes screen.

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