Changelog

What's New with Kalium

Kalium is constantly being updated with new features, bug fixes, and adjustments.
We recommend you to read this changelog for every update release.

Mar 01, 2024

  • Header layout not showing correctly if SVG logo is used

Feb 22, 2024

  • WordPress 6.4.3 compatibility added
  • WooCommerce 8.6.x compatibility added
  • Google Fonts list updated to the latest version
  • Advanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.2.6.1
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.6.20
  • Layer Slider plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.9.10
  • WPBakery Page Builder plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.4
  • VideoJS library updated to latest version – 8.9.0
  • Vimeo JS library updated to latest version – 2.21.0
  • ImagesLoaded library updated to latest version – 5.0.0
Dec 07, 2023
  • PHP warnings on admin dashboard, caused by third-party plugin.
  • Layer Slider plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.9.6
  • WPBakery Page Builder plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.3

Nov 30, 2023

  • Product images not updating when product variation is selected
  • CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift) issue on product page
  • Fixed a accessibility issues with Menu toggle button
  • Advanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.2.4

Nov 21, 2023

  • WordPress 6.4.x compatibility added
  • WooCommerce 8.3.x compatibility added
  • Product image gallery disappearing in WooCommerce 8.3.0
  • TypoLab producing invalid value font sizes
  • Default unit reverting back to pixels in TypoLab when saved
  • Videos that autoplay in portfolio items will have “playsinline” attribute
  • WPBakery Portfolio widget not showing in custom post type
  • Other bug fixes and improvements
  • Rebranded Twitter to X in social icons
  • Google Fonts list updated to the latest version
  • Advanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.2.3
  • WPBakery Page Builder plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.2
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.6.18
  • Layer Slider plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.9.5
  • VideoJS library updated to latest version – 8.6.1
  • Font Awesome library updated to latest version – 6.4.2

Aug 09, 2023

  • WordPress 6.3 compatibility added
  • WooCommerce 8.x compatibility added
  • Advanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.2
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.6.15
  • Layer Slider plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.7.11
  • WPBakery Page Builder plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.0

Jun 20, 2023

  • WooCommerce 7.8.x compatibility added
  • Mini-cart functionality broken in WooCommerce 7.8
  • Squashed product and category images in Safari
  • Slider Revolution refuses to import slides that have .ogv videos
  • Other bug fixes and improvements
  • Advanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.1.6
  • WPBakery Page Builder plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.13.0
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.6.14
  • Layer Slider plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.7.7
  • Widget Importer/Exporter library updated to the latest version – 1.6.1
  • VideoJS library updated to latest version – 8.3.0
  • Vimeo JS library updated to latest version – 2.20.1

Apr 04, 2023

  • WordPress 6.2 compatibility added
  • WooCommerce 7.6.x compatibility added
  • Parameters and Options style is broken in ACF PRO 6.1.1
  • Resolved some Typography warnings
  • Other bug fixes and improvements
  • Advanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.1.3
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.6.12
  • Layer Slider plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.7.0
  • VideoJS library updated to latest version – 8.0.4

Jan 20, 2023

  • WooCommerce 7.3.x compatibility added
  • Performance: Slider Revolution and Layer Slider if activated will not load on all pages (unless set by the user)
  • GDPR: Google Fonts that are called inside Slider Revolution are now loaded as local fonts by default
  • Starter Sites (Demos) importer improvements
  • Videos always playing muted
  • Other minor fixes and improvements
  • Advanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.0.7
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.6.8
  • Layer Slider plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.6.7
  • Demo Content Importer plugins updated to latest version
  • Demo Content Package updated
  • Google Fonts list updated

Nov 08, 2022

  • WordPress 6.1 compatibility added
  • WooCommerce 7.x compatibility added
  • Few bug fixes and improvements
  • i18n – Danish translations updated, thanks to Karsten Ronge for contribution
  • Demo Content Packages updated to latest version
  • Avanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.0.3
  • WPBakery Page Builder plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.10
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.6.5
  • Layer Slider plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.5.3
  • Vimeo JS library updated to latest version – 2.18
Sep 20, 2022
  • Scrolling issue on iOS devices with Sticky Header enabled
  • Unstable “Related posts” layout when Post Format is enabled
  • Header bottom spacing not applied if value is set to zero
  • Header Builder in Theme Options issue with z-index
  • Font Squirrel fonts slowing down some servers
  • After a successful demo import the “View your site” link is not opening
  • Changing unit for font sizes in Typography not working when the value is empty
  • Font without any base selector or custom selector will be excluded
  • Sub menus in Top Header not showing
  • Failsafe kalium_woocommerce_get_items_in_cart function added
  • Other bug fixes and improvements
  • WooCommerce 6.9.x compatibility added
  • Advanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in the theme package – 5.12.3
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version the theme package – 6.5.31
  • WooCommerce Product Size Guide plugin updated to the latest version the theme package 3.9
  • Layer Slider plugin updated to the latest version the theme package – 7.3
  • Google Fonts list updated to the latest version
  • Demo Content Packages updated to latest version
  • VideoJS library updated to latest version – 7.20.3
  • Vimeo JS library updated to latest version – 2.17.1
  • Typography font source “Font Squirrel” is no longer supported (they are retired), although existing fonts from “Font Squirrel” that you might have installed will still be available

May 18, 2022

  • WordPress 6.0 compatibility added
  • WooCommerce 6.5 compatibility added
  • Addressed various deprecation notices with PHP 8.1
  • Site logo not showing correctly when .svg image was used
  • Custom selectors fields not visible in smaller screen in Edit Font page
  • Other bug fixes and improvements
  • Advanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 5.12.2
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.5.22
  • Layer Slider plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.2.1
  • WPBakery Page Builder plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.9
  • Vimeo JS library updated to latest version – 2.16.4
  • Font Awesome library updated to latest version – 6.1.1

February 23, 2022

  • WordPress 5.9.x compatibility added
  • WooCommerce 6.3 compatibility added
  • PHP 8.1 compatibility added (for Kalium files)
  • Option to show or hide Related Posts in for individual posts – https://d.pr/i/bFT1tn
  • Performance: Lazy loading is disabled for portfolio and product featured images to increase performance
  • Performance: Option to disable Kalium’s built-in image lazy loading library – https://d.pr/i/XpUvkd
  • Private Vimeo videos not working on portfolio galleries
  • Missing Adobe fonts causing Internal Server Error (500 error code)
  • Sidebar alignment theme option not showing in certain cases
  • ReCaptcha v3 not working after plugin update
  • WooCommerce Checkout throws Error 500 if WPBakery is not activated
  • Other bug fixes and improvements
  • Advanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 5.11.4
  • WPBakery Page Builder plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.8
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.5.17
  • Layer Slider plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 7.1.1
  • Product Filter for WooCommerce plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 8.3.0
  • Flickity library updated to latest version – 2.3.0
  • Perfect Scrollbar library updated to latest version – 1.5.5
  • Vimeo JS library updated to latest version – 2.16.3
  • Translation files updated to latest version

November 23, 2021

  • Preselected portfolio item type in ACF not working – https://d.pr/hfMMm3
  • Minified JS file for jQuery Throttle and Debounce
  • Other bug fixes and improvements
  • Advanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 5.11.1
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.5.11
  • Product Filter for WooCommerce plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 8.2.1
  • Perfect Scrollbar library updated to latest version – 1.5.3
  • VideoJS library updated to latest version – 7.17.1
  • Language files updated updated to the latest version
  • Google Fonts and Font Squirrel font list updated to the latest version

October 13, 2021

  • WooCommerce 5.8 and 5.9 compatibility added
  • Performance: Lazy loading is disabled for single blog post featured images to increase page loading score
  • Performance: Option to preload font awesome icons brands separately – d.pr/i/tI5T7D
  • Some Google fonts preloading hundreds of variants unnecessarily
  • Coming soon and maintenance mode page showing page heading title incorrectly
  • Support for gutenberg content in WPBakery Portfolio Item type
  • Editing font causing memory limit overflow in certain cases
  • Fit to viewport videos not working in mobile Safari and Chrome
  • Other bug fixes and improvements
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.5.9
  • Layer Slider plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.11.9

September 10, 2021

  • WooCommerce demo store notice showing unstyled on some pages
  • Conditional font loading not working properly for post types
  • WooCommerce block styles not disabled when “Gutenberg Block Library” is disabled
  • Autohide sticky menu appearing over the content when window is resized
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements
  • Advanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 5.10.2
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.5.8
  • Product Filter for WooCommerce plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 8.2.0

August 18, 2021

  • Default unit for font sizes, line heights and letter spacing.
  • Performance: Image lazy loading support for WPBakery Clients widget – d.pr/i/aGVLBG
  • Portfolio single pages showing error 404 (in some cases) when Elementor is active
  • Portfolio items not showing in Elementor for Kalium Portfolio Items widget
  • WooCommerce Terms & Conditions showing unformatted WPBakery content
  • Google reCaptcha not working on Kalium Contact Form
  • Typography sitewide font incorrectly replacing font-weights for all elements
  • Typography font size section does not accept decimal numbers for EM/REM units
  • Font preloading not working for “Font Squirrel” font provider
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements
  • Main Demo content package updated to latest version

August 11, 2021

Read release notes: Kalium 3.4 Release: Redesigned Typography, Speed Improvements & More

  • Redesigned Typography area: Simplified UI with more customization options and less distractions.
  • WordPress 5.8 compatibility added
  • WooCommerce 5.6 compatibility added
  • Letter-spacing option in Typography
  • Performance tab in Theme Options area — d.pr/i/vWvt0U
  • Performance: Icon preloading settings in Theme Options – d.pr/i/mMzqNn
  • Performance: Option to disable Gutenberg editor styles
  • Performance: Option to disable jQuery Migrate script
  • Performance: Option to disable WordPress Emoji script
  • Performance: Option to disable WordPress Embed script
  • Performance: Option to set JPEG image quality – d.pr/i/mCifnu
  • Performance: Option to preload all fonts or specific font-family and make sure no unneeded fonts get preloaded.
  • Performance: Load Google Fonts locally with one click (Typography > Setting).
  • Performance: System Fonts font source, use font of your operating system as your website font
  • Performance: Font Face Rendering options (swap, block, auto, fallback, optional) choose the method that works best for you.
  • Performance: Image lazy loading support for WPB Single Image and WPB Image Gallery elements – d.pr/i/Mw8U49
  • Performance: VideoJS and YouTube player API load only when is needed in Portfolio areas.
  • Performance: Portfolio and WooCommerce styles are loaded only when necessary
  • Adobe Fonts are now much simple to add because of the new API implementation.
  • SEO: Images from ACF plugin will appear in sitemap generated by Rank Math plugin
  • Improved performance on some admin page
  • WPML and portfolio items issues with translation
  • Demo content and theme bundled plugins couldn’t be installed when FTPEXT filesystem method is used
  • Videos aspect ratio in portfolio listing page causing incorrect ordering of items
  • Header search form reverting to default language in some cases
  • Sticky Header overlapping content when a higher bottom margin is applied
  • Few shortcodes not supported in the header and top header bar
  • Featured Video not showing properly on masonry portfolio items page
  • Portfolio items grid not declaring the aria-label attribute
  • Short YouTube links (youtu.be) not working on the Lightbox portfolio type
  • Featured Video not working as it should when autoplay is disabled
  • Kalium Premium Font (Function Pro) calling unnecessary font variants
  • Popup Builder plugin causing problems with Theme Options reset options button
  • Blog categories showing incorrectly sub categories
  • TikTok icon not showing on Header
  • Fatal error caused when running Elementor Data Updater
  • Show More pagination button in Shop not working when jQuery migrate is not included
  • PHP warning shown on Customizer
  • Removed WPML Embedder, now backend load less files.
  • Other small bug fixes and improvements
  • Slider Revolution plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.5.6
  • Layer Slider plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.11.8
  • Advanced Custom Fields PRO plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 5.9.9
  • WPBakery Page Builder plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 6.7
  • Product Filter for WooCommerce plugin updated to the latest version in theme package – 8.1.1
  • WooCommerce Product Size Guide plugin updated to the latest version in theme package — 3.7
  • Perfect Scrollbar library updated to latest version – 1.5.2
  • Google Fonts and Font Squirrel font list updated to the latest version
  • Kalium Premium Font (Function Pro) font updated to version 1.1.
  • Demo Content Packages updated to the latest version

Version History