“Update Log (Steam)”

This question applies to Steam (WordPress)


To update your theme:

  1. Make a full site backup (database and files)
  2. To download the latest version of the theme, go to the "Downloads" tab in your account. Select "Installable Wordpress file only" to download the latest theme files.
  3. Unzip the downloaded theme files on your computer
  4. Use your ftp client to copy (overwriting) the files to wp-content/themes/[theme-name]/ on your host server. You can either upload all files completely, or just the ones listed in the update log below if you prefer.

7/8/14 - 1.9

  • Enhanced registration functionality with buddypress
  • Fixed issue with author listing page sorting
  • Rating sliders are now draggable on touch devices when the demo panel is hidden (they used to only work if you had the demo panel visible)
  • When sorting by highest user rated in top ten slider, the icon displays correctly
  • Youtube videos now work correctly with https protocols
  • Login form now uses secure connection if SSL is active
  • Added has_archive = true for minisites to attempt to mitigate custom post type feed 404 issues
  • Positives, Negatives, and Bottom Line now shortcode enabled
  • Stripslashes now applied to rating criteria labels
  • Fixed occasional issue with next pagination arrow not working
  • Previous pagination arrow no longer displays redundantly if it points to the first page
  • Reworked social counts functions for better performance and stability
  • Google+ social count now obtains follower count rather than number of +1s for your site
  • New theme option to disable auto rotating of featured slider
  • Social profile links now open in new tab/window
  • Theme Options >> Minisite Setup screen now displays name of minisite in each toggle title
  • z-index improvements for the sticky bar and menu to work better with WordPress admin menu
  • Added minisite counts back to the WordPress dashboard
  • Fixed issue with sorting buttons completely disappearing when one or more is disabled
  • You can now specify custom excerpt length for main grid/list post loops
  • Improved styling for post pagination
  • Rebuilt .po language file with new text strings

Files Modified:

  1. style.css
  2. framework.php
  3. inc/articles.php
  4. inc/css.php
  5. inc/scripts.php
  6. inc/sticky.php
  7. functions/core.php
  8. functions/loop.php
  9. functions/minisites.php
  10. functions/reviews.php
  11. functions/theme.php
  12. functions/admin/it-options.php
  13. functions/admin/option-generator.php
  14. functions/shortcodes/video.php
  15. functions/widgets/widget-social-counts.php
  16. lang/en_US.po and .mo

Files Added:


Files Removed:

  1. functions/cacert.pem
  2. functions/tmhOAuth.php
  3. functions/tmhUtilities.php

2/13/2014 - 1.8

  • Improved error-checking and functionality of mega menus
  • Fixed issue with author showing up on non-relevant pages (woocommerce, buddypress, etc.)
  • Fixed login logo image width issue introduced in WP 3.8
  • WP admin menu now uses white versions of minisite icons first if available
  • Fixed a style issue with post overlay widgets displaying in footer
  • Fixed style issue with sticky menu positioning on mobile
  • Line breaks are now rendered correctly in Positives/Negatives, Bottom Line, and Details fields
  • Multiple awards now display on single review pages
  • Comment count at top of post now links to comments section
  • Theme options style tweaks
  • New theme option to remove the name of the minisite from the minisite article permalinks so they appear just like normal posts
  • Small tweak to the way minisite slugs are created
  • Fixed a bug with number of recommended filters displayed when method is set to Ã�¢ï¿½ï¿½tags or categoriesÃ�¢ï¿½ï¿½
  • Fixed and enhanced author list page options, functionality, and layout style
  • Fixed issue with some icons not displaying in Chrome on Windows 8
  • Fixed mega menu error dealing with empty categories (tended to happen with categories that had subcategories)
  • Allowed entering full Google+ profile URL instead of ID only on user profile page
  • Improved bug checking for youtube social counts
  • Added jetpack custom post type support
  • Fixed issue with latest articles posts when displayed as part of the page builder on a single post page
  • Streamlined xml demo content file for better import compatibility
  • Rating at the top now disables the ability to add another rating in the comments
  • Reworked the column height adjuster which fixes lots of style overlapping issues
  • Added option to disable sticky logo, entire logo bar, and logo from the logo bar to directory pages
  • Disabling views/likes/comments/awards/badges in theme options for loops also now affects boxes
  • Added option to globally disable view count functionality
  • Fixed styling for Facebook social box (width and height issues on mobile and in footer)
  • Fixed styling issue for trending slider on mobile
  • Fixed WordPress admin menu overlapping theme options z-index menu issues
  • Default state of toggle/accordion shortcodes now taken into account
  • Font size changers now work for widgets and the page body when the font family is left as default
  • Fixed error when mega menu pre-loading is turned off and a standard page is added to the section menu before a mega menu item (minisite, taxonomy, category, or tag)
  • Trending and Top Ten widget time period selectors now work after AJAX sorting buttons are clicked
  • Verbiage updated in theme options for youtube ID (rather than youtube username) with instructions on finding it

Files Modified:

  1. framework.php
  2. header.php
  3. style.css
  4. css/responsive.css
  5. inc/articles.php
  6. inc/boxes.php
  7. inc/css.php
  8. inc/page-content.php
  9. inc/scripts.php
  10. inc/scripts-ajax.php
  11. functions/core.php
  12. functions/minisites.php
  13. functions/reviews.php
  14. functions/theme.php
  15. functions/admin/it-options.php
  16. functions/admin/option-generator.php
  17. functions/admin/assets/css/admin.css
  18. functions/admin/assets/css/menu.css
  19. functions/shortcodes/toggles.php
  20. functions/widgets/widget-social-counts.php
  21. functions/widgets/widget-top-ten.php
  22. functions/widgets/widget-trending.php
  23. steam.xml

12/5/2013 - 1.7

  • Standard menu items added to mega section menu will no longer cause loading graphic to display
  • Fixed a bug introduced with the pre-loading mega menu featured in 1.6

Files Modified:

  1. style.css (only the version number at the top was changed)
  2. functions/ajax.php
  3. functions/theme.php

11/27/2013 - 1.6

  • Added in the option to preload mega menus
  • Removed extra trailing slash that affected logo-bar logos
  • Fixed positioning of footer ad
  • Added missing placeholder size image
  • Users can no longer rapidly click Like button to affect number of likes
  • Fixed an issue with view counts being tallied incorrectly for first post in loop
  • Removed some PHP notices that would pop up intermittently on single post pages
  • Fixed issue with featured sidecar showing incorrect posts sometimes
  • Fixed issue with sorting by highest user rated
  • Disabling sticky menu now hides it from standard pages/posts as expected
  • Background ads now use target=Ã�¢ï¿½ï¿½_blankÃ�¢ï¿½ï¿½
  • Using pagination controls scrolls user to the top of the post loop
  • Disabling the sticky logo for pages now hides it on search results pages as expected
  • If a review has no details, taxonomies, or badges assigned, the details wrapper is appropriately hidden
  • Reworked how images are used in overlay panels (thanks Ivar!)
  • Disabling post navigation for standard posts now works as expected
  • Function for retrieving usersÃ�¢ï¿½ï¿½ IP address improved (thanks Monkey Neil!)
  • New articles drop down height limited and scrolling applied
  • Shortcodes work in post loop ads
  • New BuddyPress theme option to allow better compatibility with sticky bar register form
  • Changed theme options verbiage for Feedburner from Ã�¢ï¿½ï¿½nameÃ�¢ï¿½ï¿½ to Ã�¢ï¿½ï¿½idÃ�¢ï¿½ï¿½ for clearer understanding
  • Added option of hiding the random button within the post navigation on single articles
  • Added option of selecting the default post type (article or review) for posts within each minisite
  • Some style fixes for featured images for various review article layouts
  • Theme options for recommended filters now work as expected for single articles
  • You can now specify a Ã�¢ï¿½ï¿½slugÃ�¢ï¿½ï¿½ for awards and badges, allowing for special characters (accents, cyrillics, symbols, etc.) to be used in the names.

Files Modified:

  1. style.css
  2. functions/ajax.php
  3. functions/core.php
  4. functions/loop.php
  5. functions/minisite-meta-boxes.php
  6. functions/minisites.php
  7. functions/reviews.php
  8. functions/theme.php
  9. functions/admin/it-options.php
  10. functions/admin/option-generator.php
  11. inc/boxes.php
  12. inc/featured.php
  13. inc/logo-bar.php
  14. inc/page-content.php
  15. inc/scripts-ajax.php
  16. inc/sticky.php
  17. footer.php
  18. framework.php

Files Added:

  1. images/placeholder-480.png

10/22/2013 - 1.5

  • Disabling new articles and login/register buttons in the sticky bar now works on all pages
  • Disabling thumbnails in mega menu now works as expected
  • Hiding logo bar and/or logo now works as expected on search results and 404 pages
  • Enhanced rich snippet structured data for single articles
  • Fixed style glitch affecting right borders of some content containers on mobile
  • Fixed featured slider glitch causing awards to not display sometimes
  • Fixed issue with social links in the connect bar beginning with Ã�¢ï¿½ï¿½https://Ã�¢ï¿½ï¿½
  • Added ability to limit number of articles to display in the new articles area
  • Fixed issue with embedded videos displaying in the featured carousel
  • Fixed issue with first line of text overwriting featured image in Safari
  • Fixed some issues with using apostrophes in the names of details and rating criteria

Files Modified:

  1. style.css
  2. css/responsive.css
  3. functions/admin/it-options.php
  4. functions/shortcodes/video.php
  5. functions/core.php
  6. functions/minisite-meta-boxes.php
  7. functions/minisites.php
  8. functions/reviews.php
  9. functions/theme.php
  10. inc/featured.php
  11. inc/logo-bar.php
  12. inc/page-content.php

10/13/2013 - 1.4

  • Theme options menu bug for minisites named the same as any of the existing theme options tabs (Ã�¢ï¿½ï¿½styleÃ�¢ï¿½ï¿½ for instance).
  • Theme option for hiding thumbnails in mega menu now works as intended
  • Fixed issue with sticky logo disabled on mobile layouts
  • Using standard categories and tags in mega menu now works as intended (previously only minisites and taxonomies were working correctly)

Files Modified:

  1. style.css (only the version number at the top was changed)
  2. functions/ajax.php
  3. functions/theme.php
  4. functions/admin/it-options.php
  5. inc/scripts-ajax.php
  6. inc/sticky.php

10/11/2013 - 1.3

  • Fixed a bug with New Articles time period set to Today
  • Fixed a content container height bug that affected Disqus and other plugins
  • Minisite logos in the logo bar now link to the minisite front page (the sticky logo still links to the home page)
  • Fixed a glitch where ratings would not show up in featured slider sometimes
  • Added option to disable the sticky menu and login/register buttons from the sticky bar
  • You can now choose the position of the Details, Positives/Negatives, Ratings, and Bottom Line panels on single review articles (specific settings to each minisite)
  • Added ability to specify time frame for trending widget
  • Fixed bug affecting time frame for top 10 widget

Files Modified:

  1. style.css
  2. functions/admin/it-options.php
  3. functions/widgets/widget-trending.php
  4. functions/widgets/widget-top-ten.php
  5. functions/minisites.php
  6. functions/theme.php
  7. inc/featured.php
  8. inc/logo-bar.php
  9. inc/page-content.php
  10. inc/scripts.php
  11. inc/scripts-ajax.php
  12. inc/sticky.php

10/6/2013 - 1.2


  • User views update bug fixed
  • Style fixes for full-width posts
  • Using main content panel in front page builder now works as intended

Files Modified:

  1. style.css
  2. framework.php
  3. functions/admin/it-options.php
  4. inc/page-content.php
  5. inc/post-loop.php

10/4/2013 - 1.1


  • Fixed an issue with the sticky bar login/register form functionality
  • Increased compatibility with W3 Total Cache and some retina images
  • Fixed a few WooCommerce layout/style issues
  • Fixed a style bug with the boxes on tablet layouts
  • Added missing ribbon-separator image

Files Modified:

  1. style.css
  2. css/responsive.css
  3. css/retina.css
  4. inc/scripts.php
  5. functions/theme.php

Files Added:

  1. images/ribbon-separator.png
  2. images/ribbon-separator@2x.png

10/2/2013 - 1.0

Initial release