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“Update Log (Made)”

This question applies to Made (WordPress)

Answer

To update your theme:

Automatic

Manual

  • Make a full site backup (database and files)
  • To download the latest version of the theme, go to the "Downloads" tab in your Themeforest.net account. Select "Installable Wordpress file only" to download the latest theme files.
  • Unzip the downloaded theme files on your computer
  • 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.

    2.6 - 7/7/2014

    • Fixed date label bug for archive listing pages
    • Fixed an issue with javascript error intermittently happening
    • Fixed a layout bug with full-width spotlight slider
    • Fixed ratings structured data
    • Fixed issue with sharebox positioning when page is scrolled down
    • Fixed visual editor shortcode buttons to work with WordPress 3.9
    • Fixed overlapping issue with Google+ share button
    • Taxonomy listing pages now correctly use the slug instead of the name of the permalink (url)
    • Removed update notifier component

    Files Updated:

    1. style.css
    2. archive.php
    3. functions.php
    4. js/customcodes.js
    5. js/plugins.js
    6. functions/widgets.php
    7. functions/oswc-post-types.php
    8. inc/sharebox.php

    Files Removed:

    1. update-notifier.php

    2.5 - 6/26/2013

    • Shortcodes now work in ad slots
    • Fixed Twitter widget
    • Fixed featured slider article linking for IE

    Files Modified:

    1. style.css (only the version number at the top was changed)
    2. footer.php
    3. header.php
    4. index.php
    5. functions/widgets.php
    6. inc/single-normal.php
    7. inc/single-review.php
    8. js/plugins-expanded.js
    9. js/plugins.js
    10. js/js.css

    Files Added

    1. functions/tmhOAuth.php
    2. functions/tmhUtilities.php
    3. functions/twitter/index.php (twitter folder added too)

    2.4 - 6/1/2013

    Fixed:

    Added layered PSD version of reply-button to PSD folder
    The built in jQuery library is now imported from WordPress instead of additionally loaded by the theme
    Toggle shortcodes with explicit widths set are now responsive
    Added rel attribute to prev and next pagination links to help with SEO
    Comment reply link now adheres to WordPress option for threaded comments level
    Fixed issue with rich snippet data not working correctly with Google
    Fixed some issues with the add media dialog working on front end applications 
    Updated some links and general info in the documentation
    Random button now includes review types
    Menus fixed so they work with WPML
    Fixed issue with responsive images within post/review content
    Fixed issue with galleries in responsive mobile views

    Files Modified:

    style.css
    footer.php
    header.php
    css/responsive-phone.css
    documentation/index.html
    functions/custom.php
    functions/oswc-post-types.php
    functions/shortcodes.php

    inc/related-normal.php
    inc/related-review.php

    functions/custom.php
    functions/widgets.php

    js/custom.js
    js/custom-expanded.js
    js/plugins.js
    js/plugins-expanded.js

    Files Added:
    PSD/reply-button.psd

    2.3 - 1/31/2013

    Added custom post types back to the feed
    Fixed a bug in the setup of post types to increase theme/plugin compatibility
    Fixed the URL to an image one of the javascript plugins was searching for

    Removed space underneath featured image for non-review-type single posts
    Added [video] shortcode to wrap embedded videos with so they become responsive
    Fixed issue with page specific background URL getting overridden by custom site background image
    Comment textbox widths fixed 
    Updated some links in the documentation
    Reduced update notifier timeout from 10 seconds to 2 seconds
    Author website profile button now opens in a new window
    Added comment strings to translation file
    Removed "panel-small" image size (not used by the theme)
    Added ability to exclude certain review types from the review directory listing page
    Fixed an issue with review featured images working with Jetpack's Photon feature
    Fixed display issue of tags overlapping content in post layout C
    Rich snippet information fixed for review types that have review verbiage hidden
    You can now use the full-width page template for your BuddyPress pages
    Fixed category panels bug where tag or category wouldn't display if slug and name did not match
    Enabled the ability to show/hide the trending slider in the page layout options for BuddyPress pages
    You can now use categories containing the ampersand (&) in the Tabbed Posts module on the front page
    Fixed user login info in the demo SQL file
    Rebuilt the lang files
    Files Modified: 

    archive.php
    comments.php
    header.php
    search.php
    style.css
    taxonomy.php
    template-authors.php
    template-reviews.php
    template-review-directory-a.php
    template-review-directory-b.php
    update-notifier.php
    activity/index.php
    blogs/index.php
    css/responsive-tablet.css
    documentation/index.html
    forums/index.php
    functions/custom.php
    functions/oswc-post-types.php
    functions/shortcodes.php
    functions/theme-options.php
    groups/index.php
    inc/authorbox.php
    inc/category-panels.php
    inc/front-latest-posts.php
    inc/single-review.php
    inc/spotlight.php
    inc/tabs.php
    js/js.css
    lang/made.mo and .po
    members/index.php
    registration/register.php
    made_demo_content.sql

    2.2 - 12/13/2012
     

    Made is now compatible with WordPress 3.5
    Fixed bug with various sliders that displayed error message when slugs did not match names of entered terms
    Fixed a bug with a few of the responsive ads
    bbpress forum RSS feed now works correctly
    Fixed bug with spotlight slider when set to not scrolling
    Fixed issue with menu ad hiding on a per-page basis
    Files Modified: 

    header.php
    style.css
    css/responsive-tablet.css
    functions/custom.php
    inc/trending.php
    inc/category-panels.php
    inc/dont-miss.php
    inc/latest.php
    inc/spotlight.php
    js/custom.js
    js/custom-expanded.js

    2.1 - 11/12/2012
     

    The featured slider causing content below it to become unclickable issue was fixed
    Fixed all ads so they are now fully responsive (no longer requiring entering 3 separate ads per spot)
    Logo is now fully responsive (no longer requiring entering 3 separate images)
    Review Types input box is now much larger so you can see all of your review types at once in the comma-separated list
    Files Modified: 

    footer.php
    header.php
    index.php
    style.css (multiple updates besides just the version number at the top)
    functions/custom.php
    functions/theme-options.php
    inc/single-normal.php
    inc/single-review.php
    css/responsive-phone.css
    css/responsive-tablet.css

    2.0 - 11/8/2012
     

    The theme is now BuddyPress and bbPress compatible (BuddyPress Template Pack plugin required)
    You can now toggle responsive for tablets, smart phones, or both
    Review icons now show up in all sliders even when the post is setup as a "non-review" type
    Replaced deprecated "split" PHP function with "explode"
    Removed "More" links from certain widgets where it was not supposed to be included
    Fixed misspellings of "Georgia" font in the style.css file
    Moved short codes into two rows instead of just one to help with accessibility
    Fixed issue with sidebar ads getting clipped for iPhone layouts
    FIxed styling in frontage main widget area, now you can put any widget into the frontpage widget area
    Login form widget added
    Fixed style issue with ratings panel showing on top of menu drop downs
    Fixed style issue with spotlight slider on tablet layouts where More link was wrapping below post wrapper when stars were used as rating type
    Removed unused ie7.css file
    Fixed a CSS declaration that had no value for the margin-right value
    Enabled radio button label to be clickable for Rating Info >> Hide "Full Article" Bar on single review options
    Fixed a documentation index anchor link
    Front page post tabs can now accept categories/tags/review types that contain apostrophes
    Fixed how the made.mo text domain was loaded for better theme translation
    When there are no positives or negatives entered for a review, the colored border no longer displays in the overview panel
    Adjusted More link hover text in a few widgets to not include "review" verbiage in case it is hidden in theme options
    Various search results errors fixed
    Fixed non-existant "background-none.png" image that is attempted to be loaded in the CSS when no main site bg image is selected
    New meta field added to posts, pages, and reviews that allows you to specify a page-specific background image
    Extended: Review Category Tabs widget now works correctly with review types that have names with spaces
    Fixed error where single post layout options were overwriting general theme options for category archive pages
    You can now specify responsive versions of ads in Theme Options >> Ads
    You can now specify the slug of review type taxonomies instead of letting them get created automatically This allows better handling of cyrillic and special characters in names of taxonomies.
    The Pinterest Pin It social media button now pins the full-size post image instead of the thumbnail
    If there are no secondary taxonomy items assigned to a review it will no longer display empty spacing below the primary taxonomy
    Files Modified: 

    archive.php
    footer.php
    functions.php
    header.php
    index.php
    search.php
    style.css
    css/ie8.css
    css/ie9.css
    documentation/index.html
    functions/custom.php
    functions/meta-boxes.php
    functions/oswc-post-types.php
    functions/post-types.php
    functions/review-options.php
    functions/theme-options.php
    functions/widgets.php
    inc/category-panels.php
    inc/featured.php
    inc/front-latest-posts.php
    inc/latest.php
    inc/sharebox.php
    inc/single-normal.php
    inc/single-review.php
    inc/spotlight.php
    inc/tabs.php
    inc/trending.php

    Files Added:

    css/responsive-tablet.css
    css/responsive-phone.css
    activity/
    blogs/
    forums/
    groups/
    memebers/
    registration/

    Files Removed:

    css/ie7.css

    1.8 - 9/11/2012
     

    User ratings feature upgrade, including custom AJAX user ratings w/o requiring users to comment
    Fixed issue with featured image clearing on normal posts pages
    Files Modified: 

    style.css
    documentation/index.html
    functions/oswc-post-types.php
    inc/single-normal.php
    inc/single-review.php
    js/plugins.js
    js/plugins-expanded.js
    js/js.css
    lang/made.po and .mo

    Files Added:

    functions/rateit.php

    1.7 - 9/6/2012
     

    Fixed issue with user ratings where it displayed 1 user rating of 0% if there were no user ratings
    Files Modified: 

    style.css (only the version number at the top was changed)
    inc/single-review.php

    1.6 - 9/5/2012
     

    Fixed user ratings so that if a review that uses the percentage rating type has more than one user rating it displays correctly instead of 0% (also fixed a PHP divide by zero warning message)
    Included the two new images that I forgot to include in 1.5 (Sorry!)
    Files Modified: 

    style.css (only the version number at the top was changed)
    inc/single-review.php

    Files Added:

    images/user-rating-bg.png
    images/user-rating-bg-dark.png

    1.5 - 9/3/2012
     

    User Ratings
    Fixed bug with logo bar displaying main site logo bar background on review mini-sites
    Files Modified: 

    header.php
    comments.php
    style.css
    js/custom-expanded.js & custom.js
    inc/single-review.php
    functions/custom.php
    functions/oswc-post-types.php
    functions/review-options.php
    lang/made.po & .mo

    Files Added:

    images/user-rating-bg.png
    images/user-rating-bg-dark.png

    1.4 - 8/10/2012
     

    Enabled schema.org review markup (Google Rich Snippets)
    Don't Miss bar social media buttons were fixed when viewing on a responsive tablet
    Fixed full width ads for responsive viewing
    Fixed some issues with featured image styling in IE8
    Formatting issue on review mini-site front pages for mobile responsive
    Unpacked and re-minified query ui code the correct way to make it easier to edit if need be
    Fixed layout issue with dark-skin spotlight slider
    Fixed layout issue with trending slider when displayed at full-width
    Fixed comment reply button if comments are open but login is required
    Replaced strlen and substr with mb_strlen and mb_strsub to fix post excerpts for localization
    Fixed tag list on individual posts/reviews to hide the Don't Miss template tag
    Fixed ad system so blank ads are not inserted into the ad rotation when shuffle is turned on
    Featured videos are now fully responsive instead of being hidden and incorrectly sized for tablet and smart phone layouts
    Files Modified: 

    archive.php
    search.php
    style.css
    taxonomy.php
    template-authors.php
    template-reviews.php
    css/ie8.css
    functions/custom.php
    functions/widgets.php
    inc/front-latest-posts.php
    inc/single-normal.php
    inc/single-review.php
    js/plugins.js
    js/plugins-expanded.js

    1.3 - 7/7/2012
     

    Trending slider image black line style issue fixed
    Fixed error message text for the latest slider
    Fixed update notifier bug that was causing notification to remain even after updating the theme
    Fixed language text domain so it works on admin pages and panels
    Fixed front page tabs so they show the actual number selected in theme options instead of always displaying 6
    Added theme option to hide the sub menu which displays directly below the main menu (does not hide the taxonomy menu for review mini-sites)
    Files Modified: 

    functions.php
    header.php
    update-notifier.php
    style.css
    functions/custom.php
    functions/theme-options.php
    inc/latest.php
    inc/tabs.php

    1.2 - 7/2/2012
     

    Email subscription component next to the Don't Miss slider was fixed
    Text color for email subscription widget in footer changed to white
    Files Modified: 

    style.css
    inc/dont-miss.php
    functions/widgets.php
    functions/theme-options.php

    1.1 - 6/27/2012
     

    Logo image is now responsive (3 versions of logo can be specified in theme options)
    Files Modified: 

    header.php
    style.css
    functions/theme-options.php
    functions/review-options.php
    functions/oswc-post-types.php

    1.0 - 6/22/2012
     

    Initial release

    Updating...