Reco for WordPress

Reco - Minimal Theme for Freebies

v5.1.0 - July 11, 2024

Summary: Fixes and Improvements

Fixed Subscribe form overlapping on specific situations.

Fixed Ajax scripts error with specific Cache plugins.

Fixed Theme Wizard image load on very specific server configurations.

Improved Tested up to WordPress v6.5.5

Improved WooCommerce compatibility up to v9.1.0

Improved Demo Importer Compatibility with PHP 8.x

Improved PHP theme compatibility on PHP 8.2.x

Added Latest ACF plugin version (6.3.3) to the main package.

Added New option to display Subcategories on Filters select box. Theme Options -> Blog -> Global.

Added New option to limit Single Post tags on Theme Options -> Blog -> Single Post

Added New option to display Tagline below logo.

v5.0.0 - November 9, 2023

Summary: Features and Improvements

Fixed PHP warning if migrating from other EP theme.

Fixed Unordered and Ordered lists alignment on back-end Gutenberg editor.

Fixed EP Dashboard Product counter was not removed when product page is visited.

Fixed Incorrect alignment on Theme Options panel when using latest version of Redux plugin.

Fixed Incorrect color on Theme Options -> Social Profiles section.

Fixed MutationObserver warning from Google Insights.

Improved Minor adjustments to EstudioPatagon dashboard.

Improved Twitter icon to "X" version.

Improved Header border color.

Added Compatibility up to PHP 8.2.4

Added Compatibility up to WP 6.4

Added WooCommerce compatibility up to 8.2.2

Added Custom Design to multiple Woocommerce widgets (filters).

Added New order option  "random" for all Posts Lists Modules (Grid and Classic).

Added New order option  "random" for Posts Carousel module.

Added New "Posts Slider" module for custom Home Pages.

v4.8.0 - November 14, 2022

Summary: Improvements and Features

Fixed Minor notices in PHP 8.

Fixed Minor escaping on page 404.

Fixed Lightbox 403 forbidden error on very specific server configurations (Nginx + htaccess combination).

Fixed Incorrect amount of posts when using AMP archives (category, tags or author pages).

Fixed Warning on AMP single post.

Improved Website first rendering time.

Improved Now shortcodes works inside tabs (shortcode).

Improved Redux Theme Option menu location.

Improved Admin Welcome page.

Improved Changed Prepros main configuration, this will greatly improve Prepros first run speed. This change just apply for customers who are developing over SCSS and JS files.

Improved Tested up to WP v6.1

Added New section with related themes on EstudioPatagon -> Our themes.

Added Woocommerce compatibility up to v7.1.x

Added Tiktok to Social Profiles.

Added Github to Social Profiles.

Added Discord to Social Profiles.

v4.7.1 - April 14, 2022

Summary: Fixes and Improvements

Fixed Lightbox for Images not grouping properly in WP 5.8 - 5.9.

Fixed Incorrect URL for social widget.

Fixed CLS logo and other minor images warnings.

Fixed Logo font icon not working properly with Redux v4 and greater.

Fixed Incorrect icons on Customizer (WP 5.9 and greater).

Fixed Some custom Google Fonts (with complex names) not rendered properly.

Improved EP legacy widgets preview is always disabled (this apply for WP 5.8 and greater).

Improved Tested Theme compatibility up to WP 5.9

Improved Tested Theme compatibility up to PHP 8.1.4

Improved Tested Woocommerce compatibility up to 6.4.x

Added Compatibility for other image extensions for the theme Lightbox (Gallery).

v4.7.0 - October 5, 2021

Summary: Fixes and Improvements

Fixed AMP Validation error.

Fixed Incorrect alignment of Gallery Block on Gutenberg editor.

Fixed Incorrect color for CF7 success message.

Fixed Share Post on Linkedin always display homepage instead of Post url.

Fixed Breadcrumb not clickable when featured image is disabled globally.

Fixed Icon shortcode size not applied properly.

Improved Tested Theme compatibility up to WP 5.8

Improved Breadcrumb HTML.

Improved WooCommerce compatibility up to 5.7

Improved CSS styles for Gutenberg Tag cloud.

Added Rank Math breadcrumb compatibility.

Added Now Sticky Share buttons will appear on Product page (only if this option is enabled for pages).

Added wp_body_open PHP action.

Added New field custom script on <body>, on Theme options -> adv settings.

Added Legacy Search box widget (only for customer who are using WP 5.8 and want the old search box style).

Added New option "offset" for articles modules (grid, sidebar, classic).

v4.6.2 - February 8, 2021

Summary: Important Fixes

Fixed FullBackground image not working on some server configurations (bug from v4.6.1).

Fixed Custom CSS from Theme options -> adv settings not working on some server configurations (bug from v4.6.1).

v4.6.1 - January 16, 2021

Summary: Fixes and Improvements

Fixed Gallery Post not working properly when ajax pagination is selected.

Fixed Some colors not applied properly when using lowercase letters from theme options.

Fixed Incorrect alignment for Blockquotes on Gutenberg editor.

Improved Sticky posts will no longer appear on widgets, this will prevent incorrect amount of posts.

Added Social Icons (Gutenberg block) compatibility.

v4.6.0 - December 21, 2020

Summary: Important Fixes

Fixed Shortcodes Generator not working on WP 5.6

Fixed Pagination not working properly on AMP pages (page nº 2 and greater was not redirected properly if custom home is being used), this issue is only related to AMP plugin v2.0 and greater.

Fixed some AMP warnings for AMP v2.0 and greater.

Fixed Filters box (before post) not removed if is "OFF" from Theme Options, this issue appears only on Search and Archives pages.

Fixed Global Counter not removed if is "OFF" from Theme Options, this issue appears only on Search and Archives pages.

Fixed Incorrect icon on buttons group from latest version of Redux Theme Options.

Fixed Incorrect alignment on Unordered list (back-end).

Fixed Disqus console error if comments are not open.

Improved AMP layouts will match the non AMP home, archives and search pages.

Improved Javascript compability for future releases (WP 5.7) of jQuery

Improved Highly Optimized CSS usage on AMP pages (aprox 30 to 50% of total CSS usage).

Added "Go to comments" button on AMP posts/pages.

Added HTML 5 validation for email field on comments section.

Added * Now when hovering the date it will display the published date and the modified date on a Tooltip.

Added * New option to display "The modified Date" on Theme Options -> Blog -> Global.

Added New translations for the modified date tooltip.

Removed Color validation from styling section (on some server configuration the colors are always sanitized as "#FFFFFF" generating some important color issues).

v4.5.8 - November 22, 2020

Summary: Hotfixes

Fixed Safari/IOS devices generating important incorrect styles on Single Post texts when Disqus is selected as main comment method.

Removed Prefetch CSS method (preload will be used as fallback).


v4.5.7 - November 20, 2020

Summary: Fixes and Improvements

Fixed Recent Tweets widget not working.

Fixed Author box incorrect color from Styling section.

Improved Footer Copyright section now uses full editor (with shortcode generator).

Improved AMP validations and warnings.

Improved Custom Scripts (head & footer) will not work anymore on AMP to validate the pages properly, now it is required to use "Custom Code for AMP pages" instead.

Improved Viewport size on AMP pages.

Improved Hard rework Woocommerce styles, now WC style will be loaded only if WC plugin is installed and activated, also WC styles are now in a separated CSS file this will improve speed on non WC websites.

Improved Woocommerce styles are not loaded anymore on AMP pages, this heavily reduce the amount of CSS used in the theme.

Improved Styles for captions (Gallery and Single image for Gutenberg).

Improved Reduced LCP for single post image (speed improvement).

Added New option to disable "tags" below single post (not categories).

Added Now breadcrumb will appear on all pages (archives, search, etc) except the main homepage.

v4.5.5 - August 17, 2020

Summary: Fixes and Improvements

Fixed Some incorrects colors with the latest version of Redux Panel, all colors must be uppercase.

Fixed The search box should always be displayed on main search page.

Fixed Search icon on AMP pages not redirecting to the search page.

Fixed Social Icons disappears on latest Redux Panel update.

Fixed Incorrect design on author input box (from Woocommerce reviews section).

Improved Versioning of assets when using Reco Child Theme.

Improved Import/Export theme options section renamed to Backup.

Improved If no menu is assigned to header, the mobile menu icon will not appear.

Improved How SCSS files are generated (developer friendly).

Improved Tested Theme compatibility up to WP 5.5

Improved WooCommerce compatibility up to 4.3.3

Improved How lightbox is applied to Gutenberg Galleries.

Improved Now Gutenberg Galleries and Single Gutenberg image will display caption on Lightbox.

Improved Latest tweets widget, now the amount of tweets is more accurated.

Added Notice notification to ensure Core plugin is up to date.

Added New option to exclude replies on Latest Tweets widget.

v4.5.2 - July 15, 2020

Summary: Minor Fixes

Fixed Lazy Embeds (iframes) are marked as insecure on Microsoft Edge browser.

Fixed Subscribe section do not appear if no image is assigned as background.

v4.5.1 - July 11, 2020

Summary: Hotfixes

Fixed Back to top button disappears when sticky header is disabled.

Improved Ajax Load More button with heavy cache plugins.

Added New option to select URL share method (permalink or shortlink) on Theme options -> blog -> share buttons.

v4.5.0 - June 29, 2020

Summary: Core Web Vital (CWB) improvements.

Improved Passive listener warning for CWB.

Improved Image size for grid articles.

Improved Several changes to improve LCP on Articles list.

Improved Several changes to improve LCP on Single Post Content.

Improved Now secondary CSS files, will be loaded with Preload to reduce the priority of not critical CSS files.

Improved Now fonts icons are loaded in a separated file, to reduce the load of other critical CSS.

Improved Now Slider scripts will be loaded only if needed on every page.

Improved Now Code Prettify (prism) will be loaded only if needed on every page.

Improved Lazy Load function for PHP 7.4

Improved Now subscribe background image will use lazy load by default.

Improved Renamed functions/reco-functions.php to theme-functions.php

Improved Now functions/sidebars.php, post-formats.php and theme-functions.php can be used inside the child theme, to override any function of these files.

Improved Now Mobile users can use Zoom (max: 5).

Improved Now subscribe form will open a new window, this will reduce bounce rate.

Added Rel noopener and nofollow to several external links (social) and main download button.

Added New optimization section (advanced settings).

Added New option to select theme font icons method (standard, javascript or in footer), this will improve TTI and reduce a little the LCP from CWB.

Added New option to add a delay to the font icons load (only available for Javascript method).

Added New option on Optimization -> adv settings, now low priority CSS can use Prefetch, Preload or Standard methods.

Added * New Speed Option, Async Scripts inside Theme options -> Optimization -> advanced.

Added * AMP Compatibility (Transitional mode) for Posts, Home, Pages and Archives (categories, tags and author), except Woocommerce pages or single.

Added * AMP Theme Options section.

Added New how to enable AMP documentation

Added * New Subscribe extra parameters (this will help to avoid the mailchimp redirection and subscribe visitors inmediatly).

v4.1.2 - May 25, 2020

Summary: Hotfixes

Fixed Incorrect Arabic translation, thanks to iTarek.

Improved Forced to detect only published posts when using Ajax Load More pagination.

Added New option to Ignore Sticky Posts (inside grid posts and grid + sidebar modules).

v4.1.1 - May 24, 2020

Summary: Hotfixes

Fixed Gallery posts generate an error when selecting Ajax Load More pagination.

Fixed Header height overlap when entering in Fullscreen mode events, for example: Youtube.

Fixed PHP Error when the theme is changed and Reco functions plugin is still active.

Fixed Disqus warning on Home or Front page.

Fixed Articles counter option not working from custom Home Pages (module creator).

Improved Now sticky posts will be excluded on Ajax Load More pagination, starting from page 2 and greater.

Improved Fullscreen background solution, on IOS devices (Safari) fullscreen background were not displayed. (instead of body is used body:before for custom backgrounds). Purge caches is required in case of any cache plugin is installed.

Added Apply_filters to comments fields (this will ensure some plugins can dequeue any form fields, for example website field).

v4.1.0 - May 7, 2020

Summary: Fixes and Improvements

Fixed Counter error amount on pages that not are Home or Front Pages.

Fixed Error on RTL submenu (lvl 3).

Fixed Sticky logo not displayed when upload an image.

Fixed Wizard redirection on some server configuration.

Fixed Aligncenter not applied on embeds where aspect radio is disabled.

Fixed Gutenberg Styles not applied on Backend in WP 5.4

Improved Header mobile height for those customers who are using background color for header container.

Improved H1 on Search Pages.

Improved H1 on Archives pages (category, tags and author).

Improved Counter text template part.

Improved Input fields font sizes to (16px), this will disable Auto Zoom In on IOS mobile devices.

Improved Open Graph title for Home Page.

Removed Instagram Widget (API was deprecated) also added a new guide how to add a Instagram Gallery.

Removed Unused Webfonts to make the theme lighter.

Added New option to display search term instead of counter on Search Page "SEO Boost" (theme options -> blog -> archives).

Added New option to display Category description instead of counter "SEO Boost" (theme options -> blog -> archives).

Added New option "ADS between X paragraph" on Theme options -> advertising -> single post.

v4.0.6 - March 19, 2020

Summary: Hotfixes

Fixed Facebook Comments counter not working properly on Single Posts.

Fixed Language configuration on Reco Child theme.

Fixed Minor error when theme is activated on some hosting providers (theme is not redirected to the wizard page).

Added Compatibility for WooCommerce 4.0

Added reco.pot into reco-child languages in case customers want to start a new translation there instead of the parent theme

v4.0.5 - February 1, 2020

Summary: New Changelog Page, License improvements and Hotfixes

Fixed Theme Options priority, sometimes Theme Options section is not being loaded correctly.

Fixed Shortcodes not working on Footer copyright section.

Fixed Articles list on mobile cutoff design issue.

Fixed Ajax load more button on Category page.

Fixed Ajax load more button on Author page.

Fixed Error if the license page can't connect to the updates server.

Fixed Google font extra request when custom fonts are not selected on Theme Options panel.

Fixed Align Center not applied on some Gutenberg elements.

Fixed JS error on old browsers (IE 10 - IE 11)

Fixed Theme Options URL redirect on some WP installations that are not in English.

Fixed EP Social Widget redirect tab.

Removed Some CSS and JS .maps files to make the theme lighter.

Removed Old webfonts to make the theme lighter.

Removed Webfonts on Reco Functions plugin to make the plugin lighter.  

Improved Preload on custom Google Fonts from Theme Options.

Improved How to get purchase code on theme activation page.

Improved How to get username on theme activation page.

Improved Now after theme update is succesfully installed, it will display a update plugin button, just to ensure all is up to date.

Improved If the update was already downloaded, it will install directly from the license page to avoid more external requests.

Improved Iframes fixed height on mobile devices (replaced with responsive embeds).

Improved Now SCSS config compilator moved from Prepos v6 to Prepos v7.

Improved Optimized theme usage disk space from 1.6MB to 1.3MB

Improved Highly optimized disk space on Reco Functions plugin from 1.2MB to 193KB

Improved Compatibility test up to PHP 7.4.1

Improved WooCommerce compatibility up to 3.9.1

Improved Styles for changelog (on license page).

Added Check connection button on license page.

Added nofollow attribute to social buttons on header.

Added Responsive embeds.

Added New option to disable default Google Fonts on Theme Options -> Typography.

Added New external changelog page with the detail of all versions.

v4.0.0 - January 16, 2020

Summary: Automatic Updates

Fixed Columns shortcodes not aligned properly when using home text editor module.

Fixed Embeds/iframes incorrect height on mobile devices.

Fixed Issue with blurry image on IOS mobile devices (it is recommended to upload larger images as full background to prevent any blur issue on mobile devices).

Fixed Incorrect pagination button for WooCommerce

Improved Added a new way to detect the parent theme, this should avoid customers using Child Theme see disappears the Theme Options section after updates.

Improved Footer copyright now will use wpautop to prevent incorrect behavior on specific plugins (Elementor, Galleries Manager Pro).

Improved Input and submit buttons appearance on IOS devices.

Improved Now share buttons will use short url instead, this will improve sharing posts on any language.

Improved Now whatsapp share button works on Desktop and Mobile.

Improved Now One Click Demo importer plugin is not needed anymore.

Improved All documentation about how to update the theme.

Improved Now when selecting Google Fonts from Theme Options it will be displayed with swap attribute.

Added New option to enable "filters" on single post content.

Added Arabic language, special thanks to "hatpot"

Added Translation strings for Twitter Widget (days ago, hours ago, etc).

Added New welcome page with the minimun system requirements and changelog of the theme.

Added 1 Click Updates, there is a new License page to download updates directly also the theme will periodically check for new versions.

Added Theme Wizard, if is your first installation it will appear a new Wizard page to guide new customers accross all required stuff to make the theme working properly.