Changelog

See the details of each new version of Marketers Delight here. There have been over 80 new releases of MD since 2015.

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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.

Marketers Delight 4.8.5.1 5 changes

Released: November 17, 2018

  • This is a bug fix/improvement update for MD4.8.5 (see details below)
  • New: Added bookshelf template to the Stream
  • Bookshelf frontend template improvements
  • Bookshelf admin/code reorganization
  • New .block-half-top CSS helper class

Marketers Delight 4.8.5 8 changes

Released: November 15, 2018

  • New: Build your own library of books on your site with The Bookshelf. Click "Enable Bookshelf" from the Features Manager to get started!
  • New: Regenerate design.css file and flush your site's permalinks each time you save the MD settings admin.
  • New: Query string at end of assets URL now shows time up to the second for maximum cache-busting impact.
  • Improved: Styled the image popups in the Stream to have a black background and center-align images
  • Improved: Added strong tag to list of allowed HTML tags to save on text fields
  • Improved: Adjusted teaser headline font size for better readability
  • New: .block-half-tb helper CSS class
  • New: md-book uploaded image size (180x270)

Marketers Delight 4.8.4.1 3 changes

Released: November 7, 2018

  • Ensures email form from MD > Email Forms > Show on all posts ONLY shows on blog posts
  • Ensures post editor admin scripts only get loaded on edit action screen
  • Fixes potential PHP7.2 error notices when using get_the_excerpt() on save

Marketers Delight 4.8.4 10 changes

Released: October 31, 2018 | read announcement →

  • The Stream is a new feature that allows you to post quick updates, share posts, and more. Activate the Stream on your site from the Features Manager in your WP admin.
  • The MD admin panel has been revamped to make crucial site settings much easier to find.
  • Use the new md_has_content_box filter to remove the content box from any page.
  • Admin file reorganization and cleanup, optimized scripts for fewer backend HTTP requests.
  • Add #footer ID to footer, change #content-box to #content_box
  • Footnotes spacing adjustments
  • Added cache-busting query string to end of stylesheets to always show the latest CSS changes even with cache enabled.
  • MD API work, including the new upload field type. Further optimized license status checks to be less resource intensive.
  • New font icons: md-icon-code, md-icon-share, md-icon-eye
  • Simplified pagination styling

Marketers Delight 4.8.3.3 4 changes

Released: September 18, 2018

  • Fixes template error on Table Page Lead
  • Fixes ConvertKit API connection
  • Fixes possible error messages from showing on post/page save screen
  • Fixes possible error message in generated CSS

Marketers Delight 4.8.3.2 4 changes

Released: September 12, 2018

  • Fixes ConvertKit email forms sometimes not submitting
  • Fixes collapsed header when opening header menu on mobile
  • Fixes warning messages in CSS design system
  • Slight file reorganization

Marketers Delight 4.8.3.1 4 changes

Released: July 27, 2018

  • Fixes sub-sub menu spacing on desktop
  • Mobile headline styles improvements
  • Image overlay z-index improvements
  • After post custom HTML form display fixes