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Version 30.0.1

9th September 2021

  • Update to remove some unused javascript in the compiled theme
  • Collection title removed from collection image on mobile (collection page)
  • Spacing changes in navigation list section, features section and image with text overlay section and collection filtering
  • Option to hide page titles on page and contact page templates
  • Increase number of recently viewed products displayed
  • Improve display of scrolling text in scrolling text section

Version 30.0.0

  • Dynamic sections available on all pages (excluding gift card, checkout and customer pages)
  • Product form restructured to support blocks and app blocks
  • Product image gallery and product form split into two sections
  • Collection page restructured into header, grid and sidebar sections, with support for blocks
  • Faceted search filtering section added to collection page
  • Cart page restructured to support blocks and app blocks
  • Header search input and submenu navigation links navigable via keyboard
  • Touch targets increased to a minimum of 44 x 44px
  • Alt tag added to secondary product images
  • Visible focus states on inputs when navigating via keyboard
  • Fallback mobile menu when no Javascript
  • Blockquote styling on blog post pages made consistent with wider theme
  • Shop name added to gift card template
  • Settings labels terminology improvements
 

Version 7.11.4

16th June 2021

  • Presets update

Version 7.11.3

 4th June 2021

 

  • Enhancement - 'Show low stock indicator' setting was relabelled.
  • Bug - Blog post placeholders reflect the value selected in the 'Posts to show' setting.
  • Bug - Animated banners display the correct text in French.
  • Enhancement - Removed redundant link setting on Announcement bar.
  • Enhancement - Spacing below success message on contact form increased.
  • Bug - Removing deprecated shop.taxes_included tag.
  • Enhancement - Improved placeholder and transition on product page/section image loading.
  • Enhancement - Better spacing when no reviews present on product page.
  • Bug - Fix JS error occasionally preventing cart drawer opening.
  • Enhancement: Allow the collection image to display as a banner at the top of the page
  • Bug Fix: The "default title" text was removed from the store pickup modal
  • Bug Fix: The text size setting did not work for the navigation list section
  • Bug Fix: Could not change the heading for the footer newsletter block
  • Enhancement: Visual fixes applied to the mobile filter and sort drop-downs
  • Bug Fix: The 'view all' button was broken on the featured collection section
  • Enhancement: Changed the color of the placeholder SVG in the Shop the look section
  • Enhancement: Contact form success and error messages styling
  • Bug: Prevent search icon from overlapping search text when set to 'minimal'
  • Bug: Overlay opacity not responding to setting in promotional grid and features sections
  • Enhancement: Header overlay improvements, including support for image with text overlay section and auto updating when reordering sections
  • Enhancement: Add badge text color setting.

Version 7.11.2

18th May 2021

 

  • Rebrand to 'Eight' 

 Version 7.11.0

9th March 2021

 

  • Presets updates

  • Improve button spacing and hover animations

  • Vertically center text within the announcement bar

  • Remove redundant explanatory text for overlay header setting

  • Reduce number of products in Recently Viewed section

  • Remove white space beneath slideshow when slides have different aspect ratios

  • Improve product page variant selection behaviour

  • Header design improvements on desktop, including search bar, icons and navigation link hover effect

  • Button letter spacing setting

  • Improve load in animations

  • Enhance design of collection sliders

  • Support for unlisted Vimeo videos

  • Separate settings for button color and link color

  • Animate collection list items on hover

  • Newsletter pop up

  • Support for special characters in collection tag filtering

  • Resize subscribe button in footer

  • Boxed style search design improvements

  • Fix page shift when viewing gallery image on product page

  • ReCaptcha icon replaced with text disclaimer

  • Ensure featured product thumbnail selection updates main media image

  • Announcement bar spacing and size settings


Version 7.10.0

23rd February 2021

 

  • Option to enable or disable local pickup

  • Optimize font sizing on mobile devices

  • Enable predictive search on mobile devices

  • Add cart drawer

  • Improve design and UX of collection list page

  • Option to display second product image on hover in the product grid

  • Optimize spacing between elements on all non-homepage pages

  • Align scrolling text banner with bottom of product image

  • Display full screen slideshow on mobile devices

  • Improve layout and UX of collection page

  • Add custom.css file

  • Correct font color of first variant swatch if out of stock

  • Display product details correctly on hover when scrolling banner is present on product image in featured collection section

  • Center main nav more precisely

  • Set maximum width of text in rich text section and image with text section

  • Increase maximum width of all pages/sections

  • Add animation when loading in image or video

  • Ensure menu links display correctly for large logo sizes


Version 7.9.0

29th January 2021

 

  • Store pickup icons color update

  • Enable display of vendor name on product grid items

  • Add custom HTML homepage section

  • Various improvements to search functionality and display

  • Improve design of image with text section

  • Improve fade in animations on homepage

  • Remove empty box when typing in predictive search

  • Enhance typography settings

  • Include pop up link to cart page when adding items via the featured product section

  • Improve design of slider arrows

  • Improve layout of collection list page

  • Optimize grid item heading size in featured collection section

  • Shop the look section

  • Improve design of features section

  • Allow map to display in theme editor before saving

  • Optimize spacing between homepage sections

  • Support for subscriptions

  • Support for multiple sliders on the homepage

  • Add plus and minus buttons on quantity selector


Version 7.8.0

6th January 2021

 
  • Add image carousel to the product page

  • Improve hover effect on product grid items to show variant options

  • Featured Collection section layout improvements, and 'show additional info on hover' setting enabled

  • Add Image With Text Overlay section

  • Slideshow placeholder image improvements and text alignment option added

  • Add option to remove spacing in Features section

  • Add Rich Text section

  • Enable mobile search and improve layout of search results

  • Lock scrolling when mobile menu is open


Version 7.7.3

3rd December 2020

 

  • Fix for when mega menu sub item on mobile


Version 7.7.2

1st December 2020

 

  • Improved code with automated testing: Themechecker, Eslint, Stylelint.


Version 7.7.0

12th November 2020

 

  • Page speed improvements: Add preload attribute for the CSS, fonts and JS

  • Page speed improvements: Add font-display: swap to render text as quickly as possible

  • Page speed improvements: Load CSS specific to the page

  • Predictive search

  • Tidied display of video with text overlay section when no text is added

  • Redundant links removed from password page

  • Option to show shipping and tax information on product page

  • Show placeholders when empty collection selected in the Featured Collection section

  • Surface pickup/Stock location added

  • French translation updated for 'added to cart' message

  • Improved slider functionality on mobile


Version 7.6.0

25th October 2020

 

  • Set maximum slideshow limit to 5

  • Updated Footer contact section to be more customisable

  • Make Mega menu integrate with Shopify nested menus

  • Improve font alignment and letter spacing on scroll text section on Homepage

  • Swatch alignment optimised on Collection page filter

  • Recently viewed added to Cart page

  • Added an option to choose specific blog posts for Featured blog section on Homepage


Version 7.5.2

22nd September 2020

 

  • Update default preset to Berlin


Version 7.5.1

26th August 2020

 

  • Remove spacing from around newsletter and scrolling text section on homepage 

Version 7.5.0

19th August 2020

 

  • New irregular layout (collage) feature for product grid

  • Tidy up filter functionality

  • Move mobile footer out of header menu

  • New slider design for horizontal scrolling sections

  • New: Scrolling text section

  • Header color improvements

  • New: Chunky nav list section

  • Custom badges feature

  • Mobile filter and sort redesign

  • Improve variant option design on product page

  • New option to animate product badges

  • Custom cursor for product page gallery


Version 7.4.1

6th August 2020

 

  • Add Shopify Product Reviews support

  • Improve swatches functionality


Version 7.4.0

22nd June 2020

 

  • Horizontal scroll for larger menus

  • Language and currency dropdown colour update

  • Swatch fix to ensure sold out options cant be selected

  • Video button width update to match theme

  • Improve featured collection slideshow load in

  • Hide default swatch when no variants available

  • Loading animation for zoom functionality on product images


Version 7.3.0

20th May 2020

 

 
  • Update search button alignment

  • Remove heading setting for Recently Viewed section

  • New section: Video Hero

  • Improve Collection filtering UX

  • Remove 'Wide display' setting for Newsletter section

  • Remove Google+ from social media options

  • Add Tiktok to social media options

  • Show collection list section title even when no collection is added

  • Remove Lookbook page template

  • Removal of 'Use default theme colors' across the theme

  • New 'Full height' option for Slideshow


Version 7.2.0

14th April 2020

 

  • Add multi-language and currency support

  • Make unit pricing available to all countries

  • Improve tag filtering functionality


Version 7.1.0

31st March 2020

 
  • Add unit pricing support for German and French stores

  • Improve spacing on homepage product tiles

  • Improve slideshow design

  • Improve Map UX and design

  • Mega Menu transition improvements

  • Improve Blog section design


Version 7.0.0

6th March 2020

 
  • Added support for product media: 3D models and video


Version 6.0.1

13th February 2020

 
  • Removed the Instagram Section from theme as per Shopify requirements


Version 6.0.0

16th January 2020

 
  • Expand functionality and options for 'Featured collections' section

  • Translated into English, German, Spanish, French and Portuguese

  • Added in Routes property

  • Product page image right aligned in Berlin demo

  • Match onboarding font size with user specified size

  • Spacing improvement between 'sold out' button

  • Mega menu full width when header is full bleed

  • Footer content fills space when less than 4 columns

  • Editable titles in footer blocks

  • Allow 'Image with text overlay' text to display even if no header is present

  • Ensure featured product image shows on load

  • Link product images in grid (collection page etc) to product page

  • Logo and navigation to use 'header' font not 'body' font

  • Products per row setting reflected when no sidebar enabled

  • Option to add or remove titles on homepage sections

  • Enable variant switching when clicking product thumbnails

  • Featured collections enhanced functionality - info on hover or below, view more button, number of items per row, number of rows

  • Onboarding wording improvements

  • Switched background images to standard images

  • Ensured 'Map address and hours' always show

  • Added a message to guide the user on how to upload a map

  • Allow filtering to work with uppercase tags

  • Add an option to show Collection description on the collection page

  • Improved "Added to cart" alert position so always visible

  • Button text alignment improvement

  • Fix header onboarding configuration and duplicate colour reference

  • Title option for all homepage sections

  • Options to choose badge colours (Sale, New, Sold out, Low stock, Best selling)

  • Highlight chosen variants on product page


Version 5.0.4

19th November 2019

 

  • Improved onboarding layout


Version 5.0.3

18th November 2019

 
  • Show search form on search page

  • Improved text alignment on logo text

  • Feature product slider text updated to follow typography settings

  • Feature product header updated to H2


Version 5.0.2

7th October 2019

 
  • Removed footer theme reference

  • Changed default preset to Sofia


Version 5.0.1

2nd October 2019

 
  • Removed duplicate price on Product page


Version 5.0.0

1st October 2019

 
  • Onboarding improvements - Sample text and images used to improve UX

  • Slideshow improvements - Added optional overlay

  • Dropdown improvements - Added more spacing, and typography option to change font size

  • Header improvements - Option to have logo on left

  • Announcement Bar - Moved outside of header to make it easier to find

  • Typography improvements - Formerly no option to change header alignment, added in with option to change case

  • Changed presets based on new demo stores

  • Product page improvements - Option to have images on left/right, and buy now above/below product description

  • Home page animations and page fades - Slight anims to soften the homepage design.

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