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June 4, 2024

Astra Pro 4.7.0 Updates

We’re excited to announce the latest updates for Astra Pro version 4.7.0!

This release brings a mix of new features, improvements and bug fixes to enhance your experience. Check out what’s included in this update below ⬇️

New:

  • Header Builder – Added Sticky Header color options for “Logo SVG Icon“.

Improvements:

  • File Generation code improved for better PHP exceptions & error handling edge cases.
  • Social share icon positions (left and right) now apply only to desktop to avoid overlapping with content issue on responsive devices.

Fixes:

  • Issue with ‘astra_addon_woo_account_user_welcome_message’ filter hook for WooCommerce account navigation.
  • WooCommerce – Ensure Attribute button state updates automatically when switching valid variation without additional clicks.

Ready to enjoy these updates? Update to the latest version of the Astra Pro addon now!

For any doubts, please feel free to reach out to us.

Cheers,

Team Astra Pro

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June 4, 2024

Astra Theme 4.7.0 Updates

We’re excited to announce the latest updates for Astra Theme version 4.7.0!

This release brings a mix of new features, improvements, and bug fixes to enhance your experience. Check out what’s included in this update below ⬇️

New:

  • Header Builder – Introducing Header Presets for a quick start with pre-designed headers.

  • Header Builder – Introducing “Logo SVG Icon” option in “Header Builder > Site Title & Logo”.

Improvements:

  • Updated “Useful Plugins” recommendations on the theme Dashboard for better site owner’s experience.
  • Making EDD downloadable product featured image by default enable.
  • Switched input field to dropdown menu for Link REL, making it easier to choose options.

Fixes:

  • WooCommerce – The layout type not working on the categories page having 0 products.
  • Header Builder – Account element is overlapping with the header menu on responsive devices.
  • Image Block – UI misaligned issue when the alignment set as Left or Right.
  • WooCommerce – Quantity Selector – With increasing/decreasing quantity there is a violating node error.
  • All headings created by the Heading block in the widget areas had no difference in font size.

Ready to enjoy these updates? Update to the latest version of the Astra Theme now!

For any doubts, please feel free to reach out to us.

Cheers,

Team Astra

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May 28, 2024

Astra 4.6.16 Updates

Hey Astra Users!

We’re excited to share the latest updates with Astra version 4.6.16, featuring bug fixes to improve your website’s functionality and user experience. Here’s what’s included:

Fixes:

  • PHP uncaught type error with in_array() due to astra_add_aria_expanded_submenu_items_attr() function.
  • Resolved an issue where enabling white label from the addon caused the dashboard to display a blank screen.
  • Transparent Header – Bottom border logic refined to consideration of the last header row for the bottom-border.

We recommend updating to Astra 4.6.16 to benefit from these fixes. If you encounter any issues or have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

Yours,

Team Astra

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May 23, 2024

Astra Pro 4.6.10 Updates

We’re excited to announce the latest updates for Astra Pro version 4.6.10!

This release brings a mix of new features and bug fixes to enhance your experience. Check out what’s included in this update below ⬇️

New:

  • Introduced a new background color option for filter flyout in WooCommerce.

Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where changing the logo width increased the logo height inside the customizer settings.
  • Resolved problem with layouts duplicating when multiple layouts are added on the page under certain conditions.
  • Addressed blog archive post filter issues with title and pagination.
  • Fixed glitch between site header and UABB created post grid layout when UABB is activated and scrolling.
  • Fixed freezing issue on WooCommerce product pages when selecting product variations and ensured smoother image updates.
  • Improved functionality so that attribute button state updates automatically when switching valid variation without additional clicks.
  • Resolved PHP Error with undefined function bsf_extract_product_id in some edge cases.

Ready to enjoy these updates? Update to the latest version of the Astra Pro addon now!

For any doubts, please feel free to reach out to us.

Cheers,

Team Astra Pro

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May 23, 2024

Astra 4.6.15 Updates

Hey Astra Users!

We’re excited to share the latest updates with Astra version 4.6.15! This time around, our team has made some huge changes!

The Astra team has added new exciting features, improved existing ones, and fixed things you didn’t like. Here’s what’s in the update👇

New:

  • Added color palette for background image overlay option to sync overlay color with Global Color Palette.
  • Introduced separate overlay opacity setting for background image overlay option to control opacity when overlay-color synced with Global Color Palette.
  • Header Builder – Account Element now has an option to show Text along with Icon / Avatar.

Improvements:

  • Added aria-expanded attribute for menu items to improve accessibility.
  • Supported responsive device logo in the Site Logo block.
  • Addressed Off-Canvas section in Flyout/Full-Screen affecting the source code even with custom header.
  • Replaced the default Whats New section with the Whats New Library for better consistency and performance.
  • Added object-fit cover styling to the single post featured image while the Image ratio is set to custom.

Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where changing the logo width increased the logo height inside the customizer settings.
  • Resolved problem where column layouts in Blog/Archive broke the sizes of post structures built by Beaver Themer column modal.
  • Fixed plus icons not displaying in customizer when using Spectra’s grid builder under the widget area.
  • Resolved infinite loop caused by theme activation on BuddyPress member login page loading login form.
  • Fixed Post Filter design tab styling options not showing.
  • Removed asterisk(*) symbol visible on comment form even after disabling the settings.
  • Fixed submenu divider adding unintended bottom border to last menu item.
  • Aligned Customizer’s few controls properly with the Russian language setup.

The Astra team recommends updating to the latest version and giving these exciting features a try yourself!

Stay tuned for more upcoming updates!

Yours,

Team Astra

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May 8, 2024

Astra Pro 4.6.9 Updates

Hello Astra Pro Users!

We’re pleased to announce the release of Astra Pro version 4.6.9, featuring several enhancements and bug fixes to improve your website’s functionality and user experience. Here’s what’s included:

Improvements:

  • Dashboard Link Navigation: Corrected navigation links from the Site Builder’s UI breadcrumb for smoother navigation.
  • Duplicate Navigation Menu Markup: Addressed the issue causing duplicate navigation menu markup rendering for the sticky header, ensuring cleaner code structure.

Bug Fixes:

  • WooCommerce Product Gallery: Fixed the issue where horizontal and vertical sliders were not displaying variation images in the product gallery.
  • Legacy Header: Resolved the problem where the Search widget was not visible on mobile devices when set as the last item menu with “Full Screen” and “Header Cover” options.
  • Shop Off-Canvas: Fixed the issue where the Shop Off-Canvas was not opening the product category dropdown, ensuring proper functionality.

We recommend updating to Astra Pro 4.6.9 to benefit from these improvements and fixes. If you encounter any issues or have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

Best regards,

Team Astra Pro

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May 8, 2024

Astra 4.6.14 Updates

Hello Astra Users!

We’re delighted to present the latest enhancements and fixes in version 4.6.14, aimed at optimizing your website’s performance and usability. Here’s a breakdown of what’s included:

Improvements:

  • Accessibility: Enhanced accessibility for navigational menus to ensure a more inclusive browsing experience.
  • Header Builder – Menu: Resolved the issue causing duplicated identical links in the navigation menu.
  • Performance Optimization: Code optimization implemented under the DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself) principle for improved performance. (Props justintadlock)
  • Typography: Fixed the issue where clicking on active Line Height Unit, Text Decoration, or Text Transform sub-options could revert to default settings.
  • Body Line-height: Set the body line-height unit to empty, allowing unitless line-height to be used on fresh setups.
  • Transparent Header: Added a separate option to disable Transparent Header on 404, Search, and Archives pages.
  • Dashboard Link Navigation: Corrected the navigation link from Site Builder’s UI breadcrumb to the dashboard.

Fixes:

  • Legacy Header: Fixed the issue where the Search widget was not visible on mobile devices when set as the last item menu with “Full Screen” and “Header Cover” options.
  • Blog/Archive Title Banner: The Blog/Archive title banner layout type 2 overrides the Search page’s title banner of layout type 1.
  • Related Posts: Fixed appearance issues with the featured image aspect ratio in Related Posts.
  • Blog Banner Layout: Addressed the issue where the “astra_after_archive_title” hook was not working with the “Layout 2” option for Blog Banner Layout.
  • Site Navigation Block: Fixed visibility issues with submenu items in flyout or full-screen off-canvas header types.
  • Mobile Menu Styling: Corrected the appearance of the 1px top border added to the mobile menu when the background color is set.
  • Responsive Font Size: Fixed REM font size issues for headings on responsive devices.
  • Typography: Ensured proper differentiation between Heading 5 and Heading 6 font sizes.
  • Embed Block Width: Resolved width issues for external embeds like Pinterest on the frontend.

We encourage you to explore these updates to enhance your Astra experience. Should you encounter any issues or have questions, feel free to reach out to us.

Best regards,

Team Astra

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April 25, 2024

Astra 4.6.13 Updates

Hello everyone!

We’re super excited to reveal the latest update, Astra 4.6.13 🎉

Here’s what’s new and improved:

New:

  • Footer Builder now includes a height option for the primary footer row.

Improvements:

  • Related Posts: Improved accessibility by adding aria-labels.
  • Security: Enhanced codebase for better security.
  • Enhanced accessibility by dynamically adding aria-labels for navigational menus.
  • Rearranged “SureCart dynamic CPTsections into one panel in the customizer.

Fixes:

  • Pinterest embed block now displays images correctly.
  • Resolved duplication of header menu items at 150% screen resolution.
  • Updated missing strings in astra.pot available on translate.wordpress.org.
  • Ensured consistency in bottom spacing for Audio-Video shortcodes block.
  • Corrected alignment of submenu dropdown arrow when flyout is set and content alignment is set to right.

We recommend exploring our documentation to learn more about these features.

We hope these updates improve your experience with Astra. If you have any questions or encounter any issues, feel free to contact us.

Best regards,

Team Astra

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April 25, 2024

Astra Pro 4.6.8 Updates

Hello Astra Pro Users!

We’re thrilled to announce the latest update, Astra Pro 4.6.8!

In this release, we’ve made some key improvements and fixes to enhance your experience. Here’s what’s included:

Improvements:

  • Header Builder – Language Switcher: Improved accessibility with aria-labels.
  • Spacing Addon: Better performance through code optimization, reducing unnecessary conditions load.

Fixes:

  • Sticky Header: Resolved transition issues with headers and fixed alignment problems with the Account element’s Login Popup, particularly with the Shrink Effect enabled.
  • WooCommerce: Fixed inconsistent results in checkout fields when using the “Use Labels as Placeholders” option.
  • Old Header Menu Styling: Addressed conflicts with the new header builder’s structure.
  • WooCommerce: Corrected issues with infinite scroll not displaying all products on the shop page.
  • Site Builder: Ensured proper bottom spacing for headings in Custom Templates on the frontend.
  • Sticky Header: Fixed glitches with Spectra’s gallery block during window scrolling.
  • WooCommerce: Resolved UI issues with Sticky Product Image on responsive devices.

These updates are designed to improve your Astra Pro experience. If you have any questions or encounter any issues, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

Best regards,

Team Astra Pro

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April 25, 2024

Astra Pro 4.6.6 & 4.6.7 Updates

Hello Astra Pro Users!

We’re thrilled to announce the release of Astra Pro versions 4.6.6 and 4.6.7 🚀

In this update, we’ve focused on improving compatibility with the WooCommerce marketplace to ensure a greater experience for your store.

Here’s what we have improved!

  • Enhanced compatibility with the WooCommerce marketplace for better and more reliable performance.

These updates are geared towards making your Astra experience even better. As always, if you have any questions or encounter any issues, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

For more details on these features and how to make the most of them, be sure to check out our documentation.

Best regards,

Team Astra Pro