- New improved customizer experience is now much faster than before with over 5x speed improvements in customizer loading times.
- Improved the categorization of all the customizer settings to reduce navigating through multiple sections when setting up the website.
- Introduced customizer popup param to hide/categorize customizer settings and reduce overall required scrolling.
Many more fixes and improvements –
- Improvement: Remove unnecessary role attribute from HTML.
- Improvement: SVG for Below and Above Header layouts.
- Improvement: Crossbrowser compatibility for customizer UI.
- Improvement: Optimized number of queries executed on admin pages.
- Improvement: Live preview for controls.
- Improvement: Optimized logic for generating settings group control data.
- Fix: WooCommerce shop page cannot take fullwidth stretch layout when using Elementor/Beaver Builder page builder.
- Fix: Prevent PHP warning in the customizer for PHP 7.1.
- Fix: Infinite Scroll not working on WooCommerce Subcategory pages.
- Fix: Fonts from custom font plugin not appearing in fonts list in the customizer.
- Fix: Group popup not closing in customizer for the WooCommerce product catalog section.
- Fix: Section title does not stick in the customizer.
Also, check the changelog for Astra Theme version 2.0.0
- Updated Brainstorm Force updater to the latest version.
- Improved logic that is used to save the values of options inside the new popups, Earlier all the values of options inside the popup were combined and stored in JSON objects now all the values inside the popup are stored separately similar to Astra Version 1.X.X. This removes the requirement of the Database Upgrade routine when updating from Version 1.X to 2.X
- Changed the images used in the customizer options such as Header Layouts etc. to new lightweight SVGs.
- Updated minor UI tweaks for all the customizer controls to unify the design across all the options.
- Purge Nginx Helper’s cache when Astra Addon’s CSS/JS files are refreshed.
- Enqueue BB Layout’s CSS in to avoid FOUC.
- Option Labels in the customizer
- Layout design images
- Primary menu and submenu options displayed in the individual group.
- Close option group popup on outside click.
- Heading typography not inheriting content typography.
- Font Variant option for base typography not working.
- Menu link/text color is not working in the below header on iPad and mobile devices.
- Background color for the menu is not working on mobile for sticky header.
- Live Preview for heading and body font family option without page refresh.
- Primary header spacing options not working on tablet devices.
- The sub-menu background color is not working for a full-screen menu style.
- Menu and sub-menu background color for full-screen style are not getting inherited on tablet and mobile devices.
- Menu background color live preview is not working for the flyout menu style.
- Transparent header Menu Background color and link color options are not working.
- Close Button position misplaced when the above header merged with the primary header.