Change Log

Version 2.2

2011-03-01

This release refines the toggle and display of site page links and sidebar and include general bug fixes.

  • Bug Fix: Fixed header color theme option default values. (the future – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: redesigned and repositioned sidebar toggle links for better use of viewport (2011-02-27 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: moved listing of related and sub pages from before page content to after page content (2011-02-27 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: added gray blue and black to header color theme options. (2011-02-24 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: increased size of top margin on sidebars to they displaying lower than content area. (2011-02-26 – Alex Chapin)
  • Bug Fix: Fixed default page template so that hidden sidebars are not displayed. (2011-02-25 – Alex Chapin)

Version 2.1.1

2011-01-27

This release refactors functions developed in ShadowBox as applied to Twentyten theme template files. New features include navigation elements in page templates, toggle display of sidebars, css for hiding all but current page sub-pages in pages widget. Css has been standardized for most ‘boxes’ in templates including sidebars, content, header, top navigation, category and tag links. Finally theme options UI have been redesigned with various options modes to simply the display of options and improve WYSIWIG.

  • Change: added options css for max-width of images in posts based on content_width; (2010-12-28 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Updated options for box css such that low-opacity boxes get less opaque on hover. (2010-11-28 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: added list of sub-pages or related pages to all page templates (2010-11-21 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: added support for custom page images (i.e. featured image) (2010-11-21 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: added breadcrumb links to all page templates (2010-11-21 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: updated css for page, menu and category widgets so that current page, menu-item and category are highlighted and child-pages and sub-menus are hidden for all except current pages and menu-items (2010-11-21 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: added theme model UI options mode with various option sets to simplify theme model (2010-11-09 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: added links to custom header and custom background in theme model (2010-10-26 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: added box-shadow theme option for adding a drop shadow around box (like ShadowBox theme) (2010-10-25 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Created options-css.php file for css that is generated by theme options. (2010-10-25 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Created theme option for limiting which options get displayed in the theme model. (2010-10-22 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Created template-options.php file with a theme_model function that includes all code related to displaying theme options UI within a model of the theme (based on actual template markup). (2010-10-19 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Added option for boxes around site title and tagline so these could be displayed on top and any image and still be legible. (2010-10-19 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Added Translucence draft variation. (2010-10-19 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Updated css for category and tag links to use same options as sidebars, header, footer etc. (2010-10-19 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Added option for setting size of entry text (2010-09-08 – Alex Chapin)

Version 1.0.1

not released

This release adds most of the theme options and design elements of the ShadowBox theme to the Twentyten theme as well as adds new options not in its predessesor such as site-title, size and color and spacing between menu bar and main content area.

  • New feature: Theme options: added option for setting distance between menu bar main content area (the future – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Added support for configuring preset widgets (2010-08-14 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Created page templates with various configurations of sidebar display (2010-08-14 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Templates: added profile info to authors template. (2010-08-14 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Templates: added feed links to home, single, category, tag, author template files. (2010-08-14 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Theme options: added options for setting the site title size, color, shadow offset and blur. Also added options for setting the site tag line color and size (2010-08-07 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Theme options: added options for site wrapper color, opacity and border (2010-08-07 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Added primary and secondary sidebar template files so that theme options can specify which sidebars to display for various post and page templates (2010-08-04 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Updated 2010 to include Translucence theme options (2010-08-04 – Alex Chapin)

Version 1.0.0

2010-08-04

This release is no different from WordPress twentyten v1.1. Future versions of this theme will include theme options for adjusting the color and opacity of various areas of theme layout

  • New feature: WordPress twentyten v1.1 to be transformed into 2010 Translucence (2010-06-09 – Alex Chapin)

Version 1.5.4

2010-06-10

This release introduces option to preset theme widgets. Which widgets to preset for each widget area can be specified in the theme config. This release also adds a variation and header meta options, refines css and fixes bugs.

  • New feature: Theme Options: Added list of widgets in each sidebar in theme options view (2010-06-09 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Theme Widgets: Added support for preset widgets when theme is activated (2010-06-06 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Template files: Added post excerpt to search page results listing (2010-05-27 – Alex Chapin)
  • Bug Fix: Template files: changed how current users is identified when printing out editing UI from wp_get_current_user()->user_level to current_user_can(‘capability’) (2010-05-26 – Alex Chapin)
  • Bug Fix: Theme Options: fixed bug that was stripping tags from custom left header and footer (2010-05-19 – Alex Chapin)
  • Bug Fix: CSS: fixed css entry h1, h2 and h3 styles so more consistent styles with and without links (2010-05-09 – Alex Chapin)
  • Bug Fix: CSS: fixed css entry h1, h2 and h3 styles so more consistent styles with and without links (2010-03-28 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Theme Options UX: Added configurable option to show or hide log in link on blog (2010-03-17 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Variations: added draft variation of Shadowbox series (2010-03-15 – Alex Chapin)

Version 1.5.3

2010-03-19

This release refines the theme options model to be more accurate and adds theme options for specifying what sidebars to include in single, author and archive pages. This release also includes refinements in theme css and initialization.

  • New feature: Theme option: added option for setting text alignment of posts to left or justify. (2010-03-19 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Theme option: added options for specifying sidebars to include on tag, category, single past, author and archives pages. (2010-03-14 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Views: added bottom bar to all pages. (2010-03-14 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Theme Options UX: Add info about widgets in theme model so users can see if a given sidebar has active widgets. (2010-03-14 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Theme Options UX: Added page images to theme model and refined so is more like actual tamplates. (2010-03-14 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: CSS: removed dotted bottom border from sidebar links. (2010-03-12 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: CSS: Added current-page-item styling to distinguish links to other pages. (2010-03-01 – Alex Chapin)
  • Bug Fix: Theme Options: limited model css so that it didn’t change styles of admin panel (2010-03-04 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: CSS: added padding to bottom of sidebars. (2010-03-04 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Theme Options: refactored how theme options are intialized and reverted so theme model is more accurate and doesn’t need update button after initial selection and after reverting (2010-02-27 – Alex Chapin)

Version 1.5.2

2010-02-23

This release refines and updates css to ensure all blog templates display correctly.

  • Change: Theme Options: Added message to users explaining need to update theme options UI to set up default options. (2010-02-22 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Theme Options: Changed the name of the theme options page to include theme name. (2010-02-22 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: CSS: defined widecolumn and narrowcolumn styles to ensure readability of pages that do not have custom template files. (2010-02-22 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Config: added theme name and url to config-sample.php. (2010-02-15 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Custom variation: added option to set translucent blog title color on transluence themes. (2010-02-10 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: CSS: refined CSS for post headers and links. (2010-02-10 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Author pages: set limit to number of posts displayed in custom author pages and added navigation links to other pages of posts. (2010-02-10 – Alex Chapin)

Version 1.2.0

2009-02-01

This release adds many more theme options including a 2nd right sidebar, opacity levels and header width. The theme options model has been improved to be more accurate. Finally, theme variations are more extensible so new variations can be added without changing function.php.

  • Change: Theme Options UI: reorganized display of theme options so UI is more accurate and easier to use and extend. (2010-02-01 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Theme Options: refactored set_primary_options so that options defined in the theme config are processed. (2010-02-01 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Theme Variations: refactored set_variation_options so that variations options are included from files in a variations directory (2010-01-27 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Theme Options: refactored widget bar options so all widget areas (sidebars, top and bottom bars) and header have same options for color and opacity (2010-01-20 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Options: renamed many options to that naming convention is more consistent and extensible. (2010-01-18 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Config: added config options for specifying what theme options to include in theme option UI and what variations to enable. (2010-01-18 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Theme Options: added options for setting opacity of left, right, top and bottom bars as well as header. (2010-01-17 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Theme Options: added a revert button to revert theme options to defaults (2010-01-17 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Widgets: added area for 2nd right sidebar (2010-01-17 – Alex Chapin)

Version 1.1.0

2009-11-11

This release adds more RSS links to various pages of theme, custom author pages, new options for header height and blog title text position. Also added configuration file for saving custom header image files and header left meta options.

  • Change: Display: changed how archive titles are displayed. (2009-11-11 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Options: changed sidebar title color derivative option to be determined by sidebar color. (2009-11-1 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Configuration: added a config option for default header image. (2009-10-17 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Options: changed header text option to include position of the blog title and description within the header block or hide (top, middlebury, bottom, hide). (2009-11-1 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Options: added an primary option for setting the height of the header block. (2009-11-1 – Alex Chapin)
    (reported by Shel Sax)
  • New feature: Configuration: added a config-sample file that can be saved as config.php and used by blog admins to set default theme options. (2009-10-17 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Documentation: added docs directory with changelog files (2009-10-4 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: Aggregation: added custom author pages and links to these from post attribution line (2009-10-4 – Alex Chapin)
  • New feature: RSS: added links to category and tag RSS feeds in the archive view (2009-10-2 – Alex Chapin)
  • Change: Comments: changed the color of text in comments field from gray to black for better usability. (2009-10-6 – Alex Chapin)
    (reported by Mike Roy)

Version 1.0.2

2009-09-24

First release of ShadowBox WordPress Theme

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