Breek for WordPress

Breek - Minimal Masonry Theme for WordPress

v4.0.0 - September 6, 2022

Summary: PHP 8 Compatibility and Improvements

Fixed Minor Ads PHP warning.

Fixed Very specific error with Amazon Lightsail server, theme options panel assets not rendered properly.

Fixed Demo Menu not imported in PHP 8.x

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

Improved Multiple Demo Data.

Improved License validation.

Improved Admin Welcome page.

Improved Website first rendering time.

Added PHP 8 compatibility.

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

Added New section to customize website max-width on Theme options -> Styling -> Content width.

Added New option to disable Preloader/Loading status on Theme options -> header.

v3.7.0 - March 15, 2022

Summary: Fixes and Improvements

Fixed Order by days not working on post thumbs widget.

Fixed PHP warning from post thumbs widget.

Fixed Incorrect color for CF7 success message.

Fixed Incorrect alignment for social profiles on RTL websites.

Fixed Rounded Corners not applied properly for images in WP 5.8 - 5.9.

Fixed Incorrect URL for Social Widget (theme options link).

Fixed CLS logo warning.

Fixed Incorrect alignment for Galleries (back-end editor).

Fixed Incorrect alignment for Block Quote (back-end editor).

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

Improved Canonical URL for custom homepage.

Improved Tested Theme compatibility up to WP 5.9

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

Improved Mobile menu, now is allowed to click on a parent menu element (by default always menu elements with submenu items can't be clicked in the past).

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

Added Tiktok and Patreon social profiles on header.

v3.6.6 - March 26, 2021

Summary: Important Fix

Fixed Missing Quote for single post template, this could generate some HTML errors (from v3.6.5).

v3.6.5 - March 25, 2021

Summary: Fixes and Improvements

Fixed Incorrect Sticky header color.

Fixed Footer titles color not working.

Fixed Footer widget border color not working.

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

Improved Masonry Layout calculation (sometimes the layout is not correct).

Improved AMP validation

Improved Tested up to WP 5.7

Improved Now views counter uses ajax, this will improve the counting for heavy cache plugins.

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

Added Canonical urls (prev/next) for custom homepage.

Added New filter "last X days" for Recent post widget.

Added "Order by" filter to Posts by Category widget.

v3.6.1 - December 18, 2020

Summary: Important Fixes

Fixed Shortcodes Generator not working on WP 5.6

Fixed Pagination not working properly on AMP pages with Classic Post Style (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 Minor warning from PHP on breek functions plugin.

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

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

Added "Leave a comment" button on AMP posts.

v3.6.0 - November 14, 2020

Summary: Framework update and some improvements

Fixed Twitter widget not working.

Fixed AMP post with background layout (grid posts) not visible on AMP pages.

Fixed Banner below header not working on Customizer.

Fixed * Some fields listed on Theme Options do not appear on Customizer.

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

Improved AMP validations.

Improved * Updated Theme Options Framework, now search options will work as expected.

Improved * Now all options inside customizer has the same order from the Theme Options section.

Improved Now shortcodes works inside EP Tabs container.

Improved Color validation from styling section (prevent some PHP errors).

Improved Primary colors can't be transparent anymore.

Added HTML 5 validation for email field on comments section.

Added New option to disable background on pages (default template).

Added Rel "nofollow noopener" to all social/share external links.

Added New styling section "author box" (this section is global for single post and author archives page).

v3.5.7 - September 16, 2020

Summary: Fixes and Improvements

Fixed Now when global date is disabled, is fully removed from source (so it will not appear on Google Results).

Fixed Font icons not loaded if "theme optimization" is OFF and font icons method is "head".

Fixed Safari incorrect styles when Disqus is selected as main comment method.

Fixed Sidebar warning when dynamic data is not created properly on old installations/migrations.

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

Improved Background Style post (grid home) now will check if there is any featured image.

Improved Now menu with children and  "open in new window" attribute, will open a new window as expected.

Improved How SCSS files are generated (developer friendly).

Improved Caption on Gutenberg Galleries is not a selectable element anymore.

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.

Improved Gravatar cache policies warning.

Improved Now if Lazy load is enabled, it will be applied to Gravatar (comments section).

Improved Update Notification layout for WP 5.5

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

Added New option to exclude replies on Latest Tweets widget.

Added Tiktok and Patreon social profiles.

v3.5.5 - August 4, 2020

Summary: Fixes and Improvements

Fixed Featured image not listed on wp-admin -> all posts.

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

Fixed Mobile font size is applied to desktop when assigned.

Fixed Warning from color helper on some server hostings.

Fixed When title max length is assigned, sometimes missing character appears on Japanese language.

Fixed RTL styles not working on AMP pages.

Fixed Disqus console error if comments are not open.

Improved * PHP Error when the theme is changed and Breek functions plugin is still active. Now the plugin will do a validation to check if Breek is installed.

Improved If max title length is assigned and the title is less than the limit, the "..." (dots) will not appear if not needed.

Improved * Now licenses can be reactivated on reinstallations.

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

Added Update notification for Core plugin, some customers do not see the update button, this will ensure all is up to date.

Added German Language, special thanks to Veyd

Added Random Filter to Posts Carousel.


v3.5.2 - June 20, 2020

Summary: Hotfixes

Fixed Repeated avatar on comments section.

Fixed Carousel not displayed on Safari browsers.

Fixed Gallery Lightbox not working automatically from version 3.5.

Improved Additional Passive listener changes to improve scroll performance on mobile devices.

Improved Now Prefetch CSS method will use a fallback for old or incompatible browsers.

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

v3.5.1 - June 17, 2020

Summary: Hotfix

Fixed Posts Carousel not loaded if all posts are standard or video.

v3.5.0 - June 16, 2020

Summary: Core Web Vital (CWB) improvements.

TTI: Time to interactive.

LCP: Largest Contentful Paint

CSL: Cumulative Layout Shift

Fixed Correct Avatar not displayed properly on comments section.

Fixed Duplicated custom CSS from theme options.

Fixed Category cluster exclude filter not working.

Fixed Mobile footer sidebar incorrect width on tablet devices.

Fixed Low contrast color on Gallery Captions.

Fixed Border radius issue for Cover Block elements on IOS devices.

Fixed Border radius issue on articles list on Safari browser.

Improved Sanitization color for theme options.

Improved Several changes to improve LCP on Articles list.

Improved Several changes to improve LCP on Single Post Content.

Improved Image size for bgstyle articles.

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

Improved Custom Scripts on Footer are fully removed in AMP pages to prevent JS errors (New AMP custom code will replace this functionality).

Improved Now fonts icons are loaded in 2 separated files, to reduce the load of other critical CSS.

Improved Content effects was fully removed on mobile devices, this will reduce TTI.

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 Pasive listener warning for CWB.

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.

Added New optimization section (advanced settings).

Added New option to disable animation on Homepage and Archives (tag, categories, author), this could reduce the TTI from CWB.

Added New option to disable animation on single post (by default it always OFF), this will greatly improve the CLS and TTI from CWB.

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 optimization option, now Async scripts can be removed automatically from the source code.

Added New option to change mobile body font size, and mobile single post font size.

Added Autofocus to search lightbox.

Added Custom Code for AMP pages, this will allow add Analytics codes and others.

Added Custom Social Icon for User Profiles, this will allow to create social buttons (like Pinterest or Instagram). This change will affect About Me widget and Author box (below single post).

Added Rel noopener and nofollow to About Widget and Author box.

Added Rel noopener and nofollow to Subscribe button and some other external links.

Added Russian Translation, special thanks to rugas334

Added Italian Translation, special thanks to destinpower

v3.1.0 - May 13, 2020

Summary: Fixes, Improvements and Features

Fixed Error on category page with some page builders.

Fixed Warning on header.php

Fixed Gutenberg Styles not applied on Backend in WP 5.4

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

Improved Sanitization of some URLs and Colors fields on theme options.

Improved Category cluster large image (slowing down the website).

Improved Fixed image background on IOS mobile devices (Safari).

Improved Framework hooks priority.

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

Improved Title sanitization on siblings post (below main single article).

Improved Border radius on cover blocks elements.

Improved Open Graph title for Home Page.

Improved H1 on Search Pages.

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

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

Added Now shortcodes are supported inside epcl_tabs

Added Tags description and custom background image (same feature as Categories) to improve SEO.

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

Added New option to show prev/next posts with the same category on single post (theme options ->blog -> single).

Added New filter on Post Carousel module (exclude categories).

Added New filter on Grid Categories module (exclude categories).

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

v3.0.0 - February 28, 2020

Summary: Big Update

- Important: this update will break Theme Options panel, it's recommended to follow the next guide to migrate properly:

Fixed Adsense banner (between grid posts) incorrect height.

Fixed Sidebar incorrect alignment on mobile devices.

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

Fixed Align Center not applied on some Gutenberg elements.

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

Fixed Text logo alignment on Minimal Header style.

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

Removed Old webfonts to make the theme lighter.

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

Improved * Now all Theme Options will be available on the Customizer (Appearance -> customize).

Improved * Hard Rework to Theme Options Panel, it's not required anymore Redux Framework Plugin, saved (1.5MB).

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 Prepos configuration to make the compilator faster.

Improved Highly optimized disk space on main Breek Functions plugin from 1.3MB to 300KB

Improved Highly optimized all themes packages, total space saved: 3MB (zipped) 10MB (unzipped).

Improved Compatibility test up to PHP 7.4.1

Improved How to get username on theme activation page.

Improved Preload on custom Google Fonts from Theme Options.

Added * New Theme Options Panel.

Added * AMP Compatibility (Transitional mode).

Added * AMP Theme Options section.

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

Added Responsive embeds.

Added SCSS preprocessor config for Prepos v7.

v2.0.6 - February 23, 2020

Summary: Hotfixes

Fixed Language configuration on Breek Child theme.

Improved Documentation how to use Prepos Compiler.

Added Prepos 7 configuration.

v2.0.5 - January 19, 2020

Summary: New Changelog Page and License improvements

Fixed Incorrect output for Google Fonts, if typography fields are empty (this will reduce 1 external request).

Fixed Incorrect thumbnail size for posts carousel.

Fixed License deactivation issue, showing always the theme as activating even after clicking "deactivate" button.

Improved Enabled autocomplete for email field on Theme Wizard.

Improved Added how to get purchase code on Theme Wizard.

Improved Now carousel will use lazy load.

Improved Now posts carousel will use IMG HTML tag to increase SEO.

Improved Styles for changelog (on license page).

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

Added Now the license page has a test connection button, to debug in case customers can't connect to our servers.


v2.0.0 - January 14, 2020

Summary: Automatic Updates

Fixed Incorrect space below post on "Classic Posts" layout, this issue is related to Safari only.

Fixed Embeds/iframes incorrect height on mobile devices.

Fixed Incorrect alignment of sidebar on tablet devices.

Fixed When title length is assigned, that was affecting menu items (navigation widget).

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).

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 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.