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 = Apr 07, 2017 / version 3.0.2 =
* Added compatibility for WooCommerce 3.0+
* Added single product gallery slider, swipe and zoom features
 = Mar 17, 2017 / version 3.0.1 =
* Fixed compatibility for older versions of php (below 5.4)
* Added Facebook OG tags for new social buttons feature
 = Mar 13, 2017 / version 3.0, the 2017 edition =

* Added support for King Composer Page builder
	- All post shortcodes converted into King Composer addon
	- Easily insert any shortcode with visual interface
	- Added premium "Recipe Generator" addon worth $16
	- Nutrition facts calculator with schema microdata on recipe posts
	- Added 20 new Home page layouts
	- Added two unique demos (Travel and Food)
	- Prebuilt Home page templates included with King Composer
	
* Improved and re-styled Theme Options panel
	= GENERAL =
	- Native interface styling
	- Add nonce verification security in theme options
	- Added 9 new color schemes
	- Added option for choosing default color scheme and disabling customizer styles
	- Added two sidebars layout along with sidebar swapping
	- Added option for choosing sidebar + content ratio . E.g. 70% - 30%
	- Added schema microdata for entire site and all post shortcodes
	- Input type="number" for numeric input fields in theme options
	
	= HEADER =
	- Added slim menu option
	- Improved sticky navbars
	- Improved mobile menu
	- Custom logo uploader
	
	= ARCHIVES =
	- Added material card style grid archives option
	- Added list style split ratio for thumbnail + content
	- Added option for choosing number of grid columns (2,3,4)
	- Added Full width option for archives
	- Added Masonry layout for grid archives
	- Added short titles support for archives (use np_short_title custom field)
	- Added custom links support for archive titles (use np_custom_link custom field). This option is good for creating affiliate links
	- Added completely new post meta with category links, review stars and post views support
	- Added option to show author avatar and readmore link in post meta
	
	= SINGLE POST =
	- Improved post meta same as archives
	- Improved related posts with option to choose number of grid columns
	- Added material card style layout for related posts
	- Added social sharing buttons (including print and whatsapp button)
	- Added Sticky social sharing buttons on mobile
	- Added option for hiding post navigation on single posts
	
	= FOOTER =
	- Added number of columns option for footer widgets (1 to 6)
	
	= CUSTOM FONTS =
	- Added "Additional CSS" option in custo fonts section
	
	= IMAGE SIZES =
	- Added BFI Thumb for image resizing
	- Added image quality option (now you can serve low size images easily)
	
	= CUSTOM MENUS =
	- Added option for placing HTML menu in place of WP menu
	- This reduces load time by around 0.2 sec
	
	= IMPORT/EXPORT =
	- Added option for importing or exporting all theme settings via text file
	
* Improved existing shortcodes with addition of new elements
	- Added masonry option in post grid shortcodes
	- Added dynamic heading tag option in post shortcodes
	- Added dynamic heading size and post excerpt size option
	- Added Owl Slider, replacing the Flexslider
	- Added image quality option in post shortcodes
	- Added auto video thumbnails (in video post format)
	- Added Auto video thumbnail support in all archives and shortcodes
	- Added new gallery style in "insert_posts" shortcode
	- Added List split ratio option for list style shortcode
	- Added Custom readmore link text in shortcodes
	- Added overlay style posts slider
	- Improved query parameters in post shortcodes
	- Moved post slider inline scripts into separate JS file (preferred for AMP project validation)
	- Moved shortcode output in separate files to be overridden as templates
	- Simply copy shortcode template file in child theme and override
	- Added new slider type as card, grid and overlay
	- Added 4 new styles for newsplus_grid_list shortcode (Check out in King Composer addon)

* Added built in style support for WP Review and Post Views Counter plugin
* Added lightbox support in minifolio widget
* Added sidebar layout option per post
* Added sidebar swapping for pages and archives
* Added accordion like collapsible lists in widgets
* Added 15 new icons in social links widget
* Added CSS for inline lists (use .link-list and .link-list .horiz classes)
* Added +more option for category meta when category list is long
* Added "Human Time Difference" style post meta
* Added searchbox option in main navigation bar
* Updated TGM Plugin activation class to v2.6.1
* Improved breadcrumbs with schema microdata
* Improved button and form styling
* Improved WooCommerce shop styles
* Improved RTL styles
* Fixed news ticker styling for Safari and iOS browser
* Replaced wp_page_navi() with native the_posts_pagination()
* Optimized entire code, loops and functions for considerable performance improvement
* Improved page load times. Around 96% score in pagespeed test with W3 Total Cache enabled
* Improved SEO with semantic markup and schema microdata
* Removed and deprecated features
	- Removed hover intent JS (saved some bytes)
	- Removed Aqua Resizer and replaced with BFI Thumb
	- Removed flexslider (replaced with Owl Slider)
	- Supported old layouts with SiteOrigin page builder but new layouts now added via King Composer
	- Deprecated shortcode buttons in Visual editor. (Will be removed later because shortcodes are now shipped as King Composer addon)
= Sep 27, 2016 / version 2.4.6 =
* Fixed: Custom excerpt (via Excerpt panel) now shows properly in post shortcodes and archives
* Added: Option in post and slider shortcodes for including or excluding posts
* Refactor: Post shortcodes can now use original resolution featured image if image width and height are not specified in shortcode
= Jun 20, 2016 / version 2.4.5 =
* Added styles for WooCommerce my account tabs and average rating widget
= Jun 18, 2016 / version 2.4.4 =
* Added compatibility for WooCommerce 2.6+
* Updated fontawesome icon library to 4.6.3
= May 04, 2016 / version 2.4.3 =
* Global font rolled back to Open Sans. (Rough rendering of Roboto font in FF and Safari)
* Global Layout width set to 1160px. (Custom width can be set in theme options if required)
* Improved form field styles with better visibility (Plain material design fields were not visible enough)
* Assigned light background to secondary widget area
* Fixed alignment of social share buttons in single post
= Apr 15, 2016 / version 2.4.2 =
* Fixed get_currentuserinfo() deprecated function for WordPress 4.5
= Apr 10, 2016 / version 2.4.1 =
* Added theme option for changing News Ticker label
* Added layout screenshots for Page Builder layouts panel
* Added complete shortcode reference in documentation
* Updated all pre built layouts with optimized image settings (added image width/height in shortcodes) for faster performance
= Apr 08, 2016 / version 2.4.0 =
* Added 3 new Home page layouts (See Home 09, 10 and 11)
* Added new grid style posts shortcode (See new layouts for reference)
* Added jQuery news ticker (See Theme Options > Header)
* Added theme option for center aligning main menu (Theme Options > Header )
* Global font changed to Roboto
* Minor accessibility improvements in typography

Full changelog can be found inside main download’s changelog folder.

Credits

jQuery Library
jQuery Flex Slider
jQuery Validate
jQuery HoverIntent
Font Awesome
prettyPhoto
jQuery Marquee
WordPress

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