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Optins 1.0.6 2 changes

Released: September 8, 2022

  • Bundled with MD5.5.3
  • Fixes minor warning message on single post editor screen if MD > Optins > Optin is left unnamed.

Stream 1.0.5 2 changes

Released: September 3, 2022

  • Now displays subtitle if set from the Subtitle drop-in.
  • Developers: Adds hook md_hook_after_headline after the main title is printed out to Stream posts

Optins 1.0.5 1 change

Released: August 24, 2022

  • Ensures changing the text color of "Popup Text" In Popups Customizer shows proper color on frontend. Bundled with MD5.5.2

Marketers Delight 5.5.2 6 changes

Released: August 24, 2022

  • New: Adds an "Excludes" field to Accordion widget settings to exclude categories from accordion lists
  • Featured Image Extra meta box now always shows color picker and text color fields. These options are still only applicable to any Header cover setting
  • Removes link rel="profile" href="" from head in templates/html.php (source)
  • Makes some mobile spacing adjustments to the "Loop: Blocks" blog loop in MD > Content > Loop
  • Simplifies a max-width modification to Block editor in MD's block-editor.css file (source)
  • Optins 1.0.5 ensures changing the text color of "Popup Text" In Popups Customizer shows proper color on frontend

Related Posts 1.1.2 3 changes

Released: August 21, 2022

  • Optimizes related posts spacing + typography to fit better on desktop and mobile screens
  • Applies better styling between "Default and "Minimal" design mode
  • Adds proper Drop-in description header to main drop-in file

Marketers Delight 5.5.1 5 changes

Released: August 6, 2022

  • Accordion widget: New widget settings to change order of category listings, and other options
  • Accordion widget: Performance tweak for less queries and more accurate results when post is the current screen in widget
  • Corrects the border_color attribute in md_style() function.
  • New Drop-in updates (optional): Stream 1.0.4, Share 1.0.3
  • Adds .italic CSS helper class

Stream 1.0.4 1 change

Released: August 5, 2022

  • The MD Stream drop-in has just received a minor patch that adjusts an edit made to the query which merges Stream activity (opt-in only) posts into the main Stream feed. This ensures all posts list correctly when viewing different stream archives pages (by category, date, author, etc.).

Share 1.0.3 1 change

Released: August 5, 2022

  • A minor update has been released to fix an unfortunate typo in the MD Share drop-in that made the "Likes" count on the main Stream page to show 0 instead of the correct count. This has been fixed, and no likes were lost!

Marketers Delight 5.5 43 changes

Released: July 12, 2022

  • NEW: Header styles improved, click-to-toggle sub menus on mobile
  • NEW: MD Dynamic JS compiles your lightweight scripts.js file to only print the scripts your site uses
  • NEW: Set logged-in/logged-out header menu in Appearance > Menus
  • NEW: Moves "Site Design" admin links to the MD dashboard for faster admin navigation
  • NEW: MD > Settings > Site Tools > Optimize WP now also removes inline CSS added from Block Editor if setting enabled
  • NEW: MD now only ships with the following drop-ins on install: Optins, Share, Scripts Manager, Stream. Download all drop-ins from your MD account area
  • Adds "Header text color" control to MD > Settings > Colors
  • Adds "Main Menu link hover" control to MD > Settings > Colors
  • Simplifies the label of admin settings in MD > Settings > Colors
  • Organizes MD > Colors > Main menu controls for easier color picking
  • Easily copy any installed font icon's unicode in MD > Settings > Icons
  • HTML Markup: Adds the_content ID to main content container per page. Returns the equivalent of the_content()
  • Stylesheet: Loads child theme stylesheet after drop-in files for complete customization and overrides
  • Scripts: Revised sticky and scroll scripts for more accurate timing
  • Style: Made spacing between teasers loop items smaller for better flow on mobile
  • Share 1.0.2: Changes default share icons order, now includes comments button by default
  • Share 1.0.2: Hides comments button on non-single pages
  • Share 1.0.2: Fixes incorrect post ID when a post is liked from a category or archives page
  • WooCommerce 1.0.3: Moves admin settings page to MD > Integrations settings page
  • WooCommerce 1.0.3: Unloads admin settings if WooCommerce plugin is uninstalled/inactive
  • Adds site title to title tag of site logo
  • When certain features are disabled, customization options in Edit Post > Layout > Add/Remove X" will be adjusted accordingly
  • Developers: Load new HTML blocks directly before #the_content with the new hook add_action( 'md_hook_before_the_content', 'your_function_name ); hook
  • Developers: When applicable, loads MD admin scripts hooked to admin_print_footer_scripts further down the page
  • Developers: Created new templates/featured-image.php for featured image markup. Can override by copying file path and contents in to child theme
  • Developers: Write your own dynamic JavaScript from the js.php file in any drop-in folder
  • Developers: New variables for use in css.php files: $admin_bar_height, $admin_bar_height_mobile, $submenu_width
  • Developers: Add 'inline' => true to your custom admin checkbox controls to display checkboxes in one line
  • Developers: Restrict custom meta box to post ID with post_id parameter in md_api->register()
  • Developers: New admin hook: add_action( 'md_hook_content_settings', 'your_function_name' );
  • Developers: Run md_compile(); PHP function during wp_enqueue_scripts to re-compile style.css and scripts.js
  • Developers: Add your own precise JavaScript scroll event to a class extension of md_api->onscroll
  • Code cleanup: Moves leftover code from MD core to the Optins 1.0.4 drop-in
  • Code cleanup: Re-organized /lib/admin/ settings folders
  • Scripts: Adds Secure attribute on cookie creation to remove browser console deprecation errors
  • Footnotes 1.0.2: Updates JS handling for new MD JS Manager
  • Admin Bar 1.1.2: Updates former "Site Design" control to link to main MD settings page
  • Footnotes 1.0.2: Updates JS handling for new MD JS Manager
  • Share 1.0.2: Updates JS handling for new MD JS Manager
  • Optins 1.0.2: Updates JS handling for new MD JS Manager
  • Optins 1.0.2: Fixes JS error message when pressing ESC key without popup in view.
  • Beacon Menu 1.0.2: Minor drop-down menu spacing adjustments
  • Beacon Menu 1.0.2: Moves settings to MD > Settings > Header > Beacon Menu

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