Aurum release notes

Aurum is constantly being updated with new features, bug fixes, and adjustments. Here is a full listing of changelog information.

We recommend you to read the changelog for every release since the last time you updated. Also, consider deactivating caching plugins temporarily to avoid the caching of old markup when you update the theme.

 

Version 2.11 (Jul 21, 2017)

UPDATE:
— Layer Slider updated to latest version – v6.5.5

FIX:
— WPML currency switcher not working with latest version
— Heading VC widget/element not working in newest version of Visual Composer
— Menu items not being imported in PHP 7

NOTE:
— Laborator recommends to not update WooCommerce version upper than 3.1.1 before we release compatible version of latest WooCommerce update.
— We are always working to make the theme better and more stable. If you enjoy the theme please consider leaving a nice review. Thanks you!

 

Version 2.10 (Jul 06, 2017)

NEW:
— New code editor in Custom CSS for better user experience – https://d.pr/sULm6h
— Reconstructed code for search page to support custom search plugins
— Added YITH WooCommerce Wishlist on the recommended plugins list

UPDATE:
— WooCommerce 3.1.1 compatibility added
— WooCommerce 4.8 compatibility added
— Visual Composer updated to latest version – v5.2
— Layer Slider updated to latest version – v6.5.1
— Demo Content Packages updated to latest version
— Translation files updated, new strings added
— Full PHP 7 and 7.1 compatibility

FIX:
— Remove from cart link not showing in mobile version
— Fixed some skin color issues
— Upading LayerSlider when it is activated now its possible
— Deprecated get_product function replaced with wc_get_product in search page
— General improvements and bug fixes

 

Version 2.9.8.1 (May 09, 2017)

UPDATE:
— Layer Slider updated to latest version – v6.4

FIX:
— Hide price in catalog mode not working
— Related products not showing on single page

 

Version 2.9.8 (Apr 27, 2017)

UPDATE:
Aurum now fully supports WooCommerce 3.0
— WooCommerce 3.0.4 compatibility added
— WordPress 4.7.4 compatibility added
— Visual Composer updated to latest version – v5.1.1
— Layer Slider updated to latest version – v6.3
— Demo Content Packages updated to latest version

FIX:
— Skin changes not applied from Theme Options
— RTL improvements on front-end
— YITH Wishlist button not working properly on products archive page
— Layer Slider purchase code could not be registered when user purchased the plugin
— Breadcrumb not showing on random products
— General improvements and bug fixes

 

Version 2.9.7 (Mar 31, 2017)

NEW:
— Add text on top menu bar – http://d.pr/AChFhttp://d.pr/GlJb

UPDATE:
— Visual Composer updated to latest version – v5.1
— Layer Slider updated to latest version – v6.2.2

FIX:
— Wishlisted products can be removed when clicking “red heart” icon
— Text separators not working with Visual Composer 5.x
— General improvements and bug fixes

 

Version 2.9.6 (Jan 26, 2017)

NEW:
— Phone field in contact form – http://d.pr/jgv0

UPDATE:
— WordPress 4.7.1 compatibility added
— WooCommerce 2.6.13 Compatibility added
— Visual Composer updated to latest version – v5.0.1
— Layer Slider updated to latest version – v6.1.0
— FontAwesome icons updated to latest version – 4.7
— Demo Content Packages updated to latest version

FIX:
— Mini-cart showing same price (sub-total) for all items
— Breadcrumb appearing in single product page
— Price range showing from highest-to-lowest
— Search results changing language when WPML is active
— Add to cart buttons missing for several types of products
— Custom CSS is now plain file and not loaded dynamically (better performance)
— General improvements and bug fixes

 

Version 2.9.5 (Sep 10, 2016)

NEW:
— Removed unnecessary strings from language file, consisting on 65% smaller size
— Post featured image will appear in Google Search Results – http://d.pr/16EEM
— Option to collapse/expand footer widgets in mobile – http://d.pr/e1t
— Option to show one or two shop categories in mobile – http://d.pr/16wua
— Snapchat profile added in social networks list
— FontAwesome implementation

UPDATE:
— WordPress 4.6.1 compatibility added

UPDATE:
— Visual Composer updated to latest version – v4.12.1
— Layer Slider updated to latest version – v5.6.10
— New Instagram logo on social networks
— Language files updated with latest theme strings

FIX:
— Grid problem on the Categories that was happening to some users
— Non translatable contents of mini cart when adding a product to cart
— Navigation menu showing black background color on click
— Slider thumbnails for products option not working
— Facebook share link not working in mobile
— General improvements and bug fixes

 

Version 2.9.4 (Jul 28, 2016)

UPDATE:
— WooCommerce 2.6.4 Compatibility added
— Bootstrap updated to latest version – v3.3.7

FIX:
— After updating cart quantities to zero, cart page was empty
— Variation image not applying magnifier
— Single blog post titles replaced with H1 tags (previously H2)
— Bug fixes here and there to show you how much we care!

 

Version 2.9.3 (Jul 01, 2016)

NEW:
— AJAX handling of cart page in WooCommerce
— Premium plugins update notification will appear in admin bar – http://d.pr/1fbPR
— Option to show cart icon in header in mobile – http://d.pr/1fo9A
— Open graph images are now supported, sharing URL-s on social networks will properly render featured image
— Cart and search icon is now supported in centered menu type

UPDATE:
— WordPress 4.5.3 compatibility added
— WooCommerce 2.6.2 Compatibility added
— Visual Composer updated to latest version – v4.12
— Layer Slider updated to latest version – v5.6.9
— Demo Content Packages updated to latest version
— Language files updated with latest theme strings

FIX:
— Post gallery not working in backend in newer versions on WordPress
— Responsive videos in product description now work
— Sticky menu in mobile not showing all menu items
— Responsive fixes
— General improvements and bug fixes

 

Version 2.9.2 (May 05, 2016)

UPDATE:
— WordPress 4.5.1 compatibility added
— Layer Slider updated to latest version – v5.6.7

FIX:
— Searching empty string is not supported anymore
— Cart collaterals on mobile devices not showing properly
— Custom CSS and other page fields disappeared
— General improvements and bug fixes

 

Version 2.9.1 (Apr 20, 2016)

NEW:
— Every element on Aurum front page is now fully Retina (HiDPI) ready
— Option to show retina Logos Carousel images
— Option to show retina markers in the contact page – http://d.pr/19D9l
— Blog post share links can be shown as icons – http://d.pr/1bmlX

UPDATE:
— WordPress 4.5 compatibility added
— Visual Composer updated to latest version – v4.11.2.1
— Layer Slider updated to latest version – v5.6.5

FIX:
— Lot of bug fixes and small improvements

 

Version 2.9 (Mar 23, 2016)

NEW:
— Envato – Theme & Plugin management for the Envato Market
— Option for “Add to Cart” text in shop listing – http://d.pr/15tvW
— Product share networks show as icons – http://d.pr/1cy4m
— Number of columns for “Products Category” is supported – http://d.pr/1gdCx

UPDATE:
— WooCommerce 2.5.5 Compatibility
— Visual Composer updated to latest version – v4.11.1
— Layer Slider updated to latest version – v5.6.3

FIX:
— Thumbnails carousel in product page – http://d.pr/3ADF
— Product item title in shop listing sticked with “add to cart” icon
— Pinterest showing twice in social networks
— Few minor bugs reported by community

 

Version 2.8 (Feb 5, 2016)

NEW:
— Maximum logo width on mobile devices – http://d.pr/1ljow
— Option to disable product images lightbox in mobile devices – http://d.pr/194rd
— SVG logo support

UPDATE:
— WordPress 4.4.2 Compatibility
— WooCommerce 2.5.2 Compatibility
— Visual Composer updated to latest version – v4.9.2
— Language files updated with latest theme strings

FIX:
— Shop Masonry layout issues have fixed
— Checkout loading animation when placing the order
— General bug fixes and improvements

 

Version 2.7 (Dec 11, 2015)

NEW:
— Option to show products on Sale for products carousel widget
— Organised Aurum main downloadable file structure
— Five columns products option added

UPDATE:
— WordPress 4.4 Compatibility
— WooCommerce 2.4.12 Compatibility
— Visual Composer updated to latest version – v4.9

FIX:
— Issue with “Warning: array_map():…” for every product
— Removed “Deprecated” notices for Visual Composer components
— Google Maps sensor warning removed

 

Version 2.6 (Oct 6, 2015)

NEW:
— Custom CSS for specific post/page only – http://d.pr/1buEj
— Lightbox for blog post content added – http://d.pr/1lA6e
— WooCommerce pay order page is now fully supported by the theme

UPDATE:
— WordPress 4.3.x Compatibility
— WooCoomerce 2.4.x Compatibility
— Urgent security vulnerability fix applied for Visual Composer
— Visual Composer updated to latest version – v4.7.4
— Layer Slider updated to latest version – v5.6.2
— Envato WordPress Toolkit updated to v1.7.3
— TweenMax library updated to latest version – 1.18.0
— New tabs and accordions are styled properly with new Visual Composer
— Theme FAQ’s updated on Appearance > Theme Help
— Child theme code reconstruction

FIX:
— Widgets not being imported properly in Demo Content Importer
— Google Fonts in SSL being imported with http protocol
— Added https:// protocol to social networks links (where applied)
— Visual Composer failing to update in some cases
— Image zoom next/prev product gallery navigation click issue resolved
— Other bug fixes and CSS improvements

 

Version 2.5 (Aug 12, 2015)

NEW:
— Quantity is now shown on minicart (Enable in Theme Options > Shop Settings) – http://d.pr/LRUW
— Support WooCommerce Currency Switcher – http://d.pr/1iPkh
— Option to show one or two products per row in mobile devices – http://d.pr/1gJhD

UPDATE:
— WooCoomerce 2.4.x Compatibility
— WordPress 4.2.x Compatibility
— Visual Composer updated to latest version – v4.6.2
— Layer Slider updated to latest version – v5.5.0
— TGM plugin updater updated to latest version
— Language files updated with latest theme strings
— Compatibility for Laborator Widgets to work with latest version of Visual Composer
— Importer plugin updated to latest version
— Demo Content Packages updated to latest version

FIX:
— Product image magnifier disabled on mobile screens
— “Place Order” buttons grey out when form is processing
— Wishlist “Remove” button not working
— Other minor improvements and bug fixes

 

Version 2.4.1 (Jun 30, 2015)

NEW:
— WordPress 4.2.4 compatibility

UPDATE:
— Security Vulnerability fix applied, read more – http://d.pr/12ZUp
— Visual Composer updated to 4.5.3

FIX:
— Blog posts from VC not showing when combined with products

 

Version 2.4 (Jun 09, 2015)

NEW:
— Support for WooCommerce shortcodes in Visual Composer
— Quick links added to admin navbar – http://d.pr/16FhQ
— Blog post next-prev post links – http://d.pr/17Ews
— Tumblr & RSS social networks added
— Product thumbnails can be set to proportional size – http://d.pr/15DbS
— Masonry mode for shop catalog added – http://d.pr/190Bs

UPDATE:
— WooCommerce 2.3.10 compatibility improved
— Visual Composer updated to 4.5.2
— Layer Slider updated to 5.4.0
— Enhanced plugin updater (TGMPA)
— Language files updated to latest version

FIX:
— Posts grid and products carousel not working together
— Overlapping text on product next/prev link
— Other minor fixes and adjustments

 

Version 2.3.5 (May 05, 2015)

UPDATE:
— Visual Composer updated to v4.5.1
— Security Vulnerability fix applied, read more – http://d.pr/11Yef
— WordPress 4.2.2 compatible

FIX:
— Image magnifier not working when TM Extra Product Options is active
— VC Separators not working
— VC problem with URL links
— SSL protocol added for logo and favicon when needed

 

Version 2.3.1 (Apr 23, 2015)

UPDATE:
— Visual Composer updated to v4.4.4
— Security Vulnerability fix applied, read more – http://d.pr/11Yef

FIX:
— SSL protocol added for logo and favicon when needed

 

Version 2.3 (Apr 22, 2015)

NEW:
— Skin generator included in theme options – http://d.pr/i/14jBK
— Horizontal product images on single page – http://d.pr/i/15q2v
— Loading indicator in Checkout page
— Add to wishlist icon in products page – http://d.pr/i/12JjM
— Sticky menu support for mobile devices too – http://d.pr/i/pAP5

UPDATE:
— WooCommerce v2.3.8 full compatibility support
— WordPress v4.1.2 compatible
— Demo Content Installer in v1.1 with better interface and new features
— Visual Composer updated to v4.4.3

FIX:
— Cart totals showing twice in Cart page
— Product columns alignment in categories
— Out-of-stock message showing for products that already have stock
— Image magnifier not working on products with single image
— Quantity for negative numbers dropped
— Few Firefox related bugs
— iPad product listing row break
— Many more fixes and small tweaks

 

Version 2.2 (Mar 11, 2015)

FIX:
— Search results with fill ASCII character support
— Repeated product images (third attempt fix)
— Product columns alignment in products carousel

 

Version 2.1.2 (Mar 07, 2015)

NEW:
— Search field in mobile has magnifier icon
— Footer bottom section now supports Social networks and shortcodes

FIX:
— Repeated product images (second attempt to fix)
— Product alignment in columns

 

Version 2.1.1 (Feb 25, 2015)

FIX:
— Important fix for repeated products in loop
— Magnifier stretching images

 

Version 2.1 (Feb 25, 2015)

NEW:
— Support for WooCommerce Social Login plugin
— Customer Conversion Tracker premium plugin added (18$ worth) – http://bit.ly/1JH6oFP
— Lightbox applied in galleries inside posts

UPDATE:
— Latest YITH Wishlist version support with new template files
— Envato WordPress Toolkit updated to v1.7.2
— WooCommerce compatibility improved (v2.3.5)

FIX:
— Repeated menu items in oder pages and other shop pages
— Double lightboxes in single product page removed
— WooCommerce search form not styled in sidebar
— Misplaced “Your Order” in Checkout page removed
— Magnifier not working on products with one image only
— Left sidebar showing bigger width than than the column width

 

Version 2.0 (Feb 13, 2015)

NEW:
— Bookstore Demo added, hooray!
— Add to Cart button in the search results page
— Product image magnifier, configurable in Theme Options
— Soundcloud icon added on social media, – because someone needed it on e-commerce theme
— Mini Cart can now be updated with AJAX (for those who use caching plugins)
— Mini Cart has a new option to open on hover
— Clicking outside of the mini cart will automatically hide it
— Sub menus in mobile are opened via plus “+” icon

UPDATE:
— WooCommerce 2.3.x, – admit it, that was fast update
— WPBakery Visual Composer 4.4.2 (recent v4.4.1)
— Bootstrap Select dropdown has been updated to the latest version available

FIX:
— Mini Cart now displays well large product names
— Variation images not working properly when there is no image in product gallery
— Cart quantity buttons are now showing properly on all browsers
— Bootstrap Select dropdown has been updated to the latest version available
— Broken links in logos carousel
— Firefox and Safari CSS + JS improvements

MISSING:
— We lost our bugs, let us know if you find one 🙂

P.S: If you’re updating WooCommerce you should totally update the theme as well.
It includes all the fixes needed to ensure compatibility.

 

Version 1.5.1 (Jan 21, 2015)

UPDATE:
— Visual Composer updated to v4.4.1 (recent v4.4.0)

 

Version 1.5 (Jan 20, 2015)

UPDATE:
— Visual Composer updated to v4.4 (recent v4.3.5)
— Translation files po/mo’s updated
— Demo content XML file updated to the latest version of Aurum theme

FIX:
— (Important) Updated translations for WooCommerce strings that couldn’t be translated

FIX:
— Other small fixes reported by customers (CSS + JavaScripts)

 

Version 1.4.1 (Dec 26, 2014)

REMOVED:
— “Ultimate Addons for Visual Composer” because of theme incompatibility (CSS Style)

FIX:
— Cart link in mobile menu not redirecting to cart in mobile devices
— Small bug fixes and CSS improvements

 

Version 1.4 (Dec 20, 2014)

NEW:
— WordPress 4.1 Compatibility
— Ability to select 6 columns for “Products” shortcode and “Products carousel” in VC
— Cart button show on mobile

FIX:
— Responsive fixes and improvements
— Catalog mode hide prices
— Overall theme polishing (improvements + bug fixes)

UPDATE:
— Visual Composer updated to v4.3.5 (recent v4.3.4)
— Ultimate Addons for Visual Composer updated to v3.7.0 (recent v3.6.1)
— Envato WordPress Toolkit updated to v1.7.1 (recent v1.7.0)

Cheers to a stable holiday from Laborator Team!

 

Version 1.3 (Dec 11, 2014)

NEW:
— Ability to set shop columns to 2,3,4 or 6
— Demo Content (fashion shop) with grey images (Available in One Click Installer)

FIX:
— When choosing product variation image is shown in small size
— When a product has only two images, it will see only one
— Child theme not inheriting visual composer templates stored in Aurum theme
— Responsive fixes and improvements

 

Version 1.2 (Dec 3, 2014)

NEW:
— Ultimate Addons for Visual Composer, even more shortcodes..
— Support for Mega menu (Ubermenu)
— 1-Click Demo Content Installer
— Transparent header for pages
— Fullwidth pages are now available with “Fullwidth page” template
— Welcome page with links list
— Top menu is displayed in mobile devices too
— Display social networks in header top menu

FIX:
— Sidebar shop parse error and blog post gallery syntax error are now fixed
— Search results counter for “All” items
— Responsive fixes and improvements
— Contact form JavaScript issues
— Text logo in mobile version
— Regrouped page options into tabs (admin panel)
— Sticky menu jumping content, now works smoothly
— Minor CSS issues

 

Version 1.1 (Nov 26, 2014)

NEW:
— WPML + WooCommerce Multilingual plugin compatibility
— Currency Converter support
— Language switcher, currency switcher and breadcrumbs in Top Header
— YITH Wishlists
— Support RTL languages (Right-to-Left)
— “Fashion” site Demo Content added (including sliders, theme options and posts)

FIX:
— Social Icons not showering properly on windows devices
— Overall theme polishing
— Minor CSS issues

 

Version 1.0 (Nov 24, 2014)

First Release

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