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Storefront 2.4.3 release notes — February 5, 2019

Storefront 2.4.3 release notes

Storefront 2.4.3 has been tagged for release and uploaded to WordPress.org.

Here’s what’s changed pulled directly from the changelog:

* Feature - Replicate Storefront's layout logic in the block editor. Wide and Full-width options are made available only if supported.
* Enhancement - Product pagination is now circular and skips hidden products.
* Tweak - Remove unused variables from `inc/customizer/class-storefront-customizer.php`.
* Tweak - Refactored "Posted on" section in `storefront_post_meta()`.
* Tweak - Standardize mixing of static/non static function calls in the `Storefront_Customizer` class.
* Tweak - Remove padding and transition styles from post navigation.
* Fix - Remove hard coded colors for Blocks from `gutenberg-blocks.css` and use colors set in the Customizer instead.
* Fix - Clear floats on alignwide and alignfull blocks.
* Fix - When outputting custom styling for extensions, check if the object `$storefront` is in the expected format and has right properties.
* Dev - Babel added as a dependency.
* Dev - New `assets/js/src/editor.js` file.
* Dev - Revert filter name. `storefront_woocommerce_customizer_css` reverted to `storefront_customizer_woocommerce_css`.
* Dev - New hooks added to post header section: `storefront_post_header_before`, `storefront_post_header_after`.

Download the latest release of Storefront here or venture over to Dashboard → Updates to update your theme from WordPress.

As usual, if you spot any other issues, please log them in detail on Github.

Storefront 2.4.2 release notes — December 11, 2018

Storefront 2.4.2 release notes

Storefront 2.4.2 has been tagged for release and uploaded to WordPress.org.

Here’s what’s changed pulled directly from the changelog:

* Fix - Load in functions.php missing storefront-woocommerce-functions.php file required for compatibility with Jetpack's Infinite Scroll feature.
* Dev - Update order of Sass import files in gutenberg-blocks.scss and gutenberg-editor.scss to ensure that these are compiled correctly.
* Dev - Update Grunt tasks.

Download the latest release of Storefront here or venture over to Dashboard → Updates to update your theme from WordPress.

As usual, if you spot any other issues, please log them in detail on Github.

Storefront 2.4.1 release notes — December 6, 2018

Storefront 2.4.1 release notes

Storefront 2.4.1 has been tagged for release and uploaded to WordPress.org.

Here’s what’s changed pulled directly from the changelog:

* Fix - Fatal error caused by a method incorrectly defined as static.
* Fix - Remove unnecessary trailing slash in the first load_theme_textdomain() call.

Download the latest release of Storefront here or venture over to Dashboard → Updates to update your theme from WordPress.

As usual, if you spot any other issues, please log them in detail on Github.

Storefront 2.4.0 is now available to download —

Storefront 2.4.0 is now available to download

Storefront 2.4.0 has just been tagged for release and uploaded to WordPress.org. That means it should be available to download very soon!

While 2.4 is not a major release, you should not update live sites without adequate testing on a staging site. If you are using any additional Storefront products (child themes and/or extensions) be sure to check for updates for them before updating Storefront.

What’s in the box

The main focus of this release is to add enhanced compatibility with Gutenberg, the new WordPress editor. The new editor introduces a new block based approach to creating content in WordPress.

Some of the new blocks include full-width cover images, parallax images with text overlay, all sorts of different embedded content blocks, and column support up to 6-columns.

Storefront 2.4 includes editor styles to ensure a consistent editing experience between frontend and backend.

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Editing content with Gutenberg and new editor styles

 

Here’s what’s changed pulled directly from the changelog:

Feature - Add support for the new blocks introduced in WordPress 5.0.
Feature - Gutenberg editor styles.
Tweak - Remove legacy Jetpack logo feature.
Tweak - Move all WooCommerce related code inside of the `inc/woocommerce` directory.
Fix - Allow zooming and scaling for improved accessibility.
Fix - Multiple code standards improvements.

You can download Storefront now from your dashboard or from WordPress.org.

I found a bug

If you find a bug then as always, please be sure to report it on GitHub. If you have any other problems with Storefront please post on the WordPress.org support forum, or contact us if you’re a WooCommerce customer.

Storefront 2.3.5 release notes — October 24, 2018

Storefront 2.3.5 release notes

Storefront 2.3.5 has been tagged for release and uploaded to WordPress.org.

Here’s what’s changed pulled directly from the changelog:

* Fix - Use Pointer Events API for consistency across touchscreen devices when interacting with menus.
* Fix - Removed CSS rule that was incorrectly changing the width of image logos to 100%.

Download the latest release of Storefront here or venture over to Dashboard → Updates to update your theme from WordPress.

As usual, if you spot any other issues, please log them in detail on Github.