GDSFramework Parent Theme: Version 2.0.0 released

I’ve been using my own Parent Theme for WordPress sites since April of 2016, and since then I’ve been through five versions, the last being version 1.0.5.

There have been a lot of advances in WordPress since 2016, especially around the customiser. Previously I was using the Redux Framework to handle theme options, so with version 2.0.0 these are now all in the standard WordPress customiser.

I know there’s a lot of interest in drag-and-drop themes for building sites, but I’ve always felt these aren’t suitable for all users. Sure, for users with a good sense of ‘what looks good’ they can be great, but for others… you can spend hours tweaking and adjusting things, and still end up producing horrible looking pages.

So as a compromise I’ve incorporated the Advanced Custom Fields plugin and built some flexible content modules that lets users build unique pages themselves and still get good looking results.

Version 2.0.0 breaks some backwards compatibility – so I’ll be rolling this update out site-by-site.

A summary of changes since version 1.0.5 is below.

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Fri, 01 Jun 2018 17:48:07 GMT gary [330]
	* tags/2.0.0 (copied)

	Tagging the release of 2.0.0


Fri, 01 Jun 2018 17:46:18 GMT gary [329]

	Minor adjustments ready for tagging relase of version 2.0.0


Thu, 31 May 2018 09:26:19 GMT gary [328]
	
	Updated for latest version of WooCommerce.


Thu, 31 May 2018 09:25:45 GMT gary [327]

	Fix for posts module not displaying image height option in admin.


Thu, 31 May 2018 09:24:24 GMT gary [326]

	Removed ; breaking output of background image on Android devices.


Thu, 31 May 2018 09:21:18 GMT gary [325]

	Dropped custom fields so new GDPR checkbox added to comment forms.


Thu, 31 May 2018 09:20:18 GMT gary [324]
	
	Fixed missing closing </ul> after loop.


Wed, 23 May 2018 10:14:57 GMT gary [323]
	
	Minor adjustments.


Thu, 05 Apr 2018 10:57:09 GMT gary [322]
	
	Added module for woocommerce featured products, added equal height to ...


Thu, 05 Apr 2018 10:52:46 GMT gary [321]
	
	Added background and content colour options to module.


Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:13:43 GMT gary [320]
	
	Output content and message warning if ACF isn't active.


Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:33:59 GMT gary [319]
	Minor updates, moved woocommerce product module (ACF) into the ...


Sun, 11 Mar 2018 10:23:51 GMT gary [318]

	Wrapper helper function for customiser in check.


Sun, 11 Mar 2018 10:21:45 GMT gary [317]

	Added size control for logos module.


Tue, 06 Mar 2018 11:33:21 GMT gary [316]
	
	Added separate woocommerce control for product sub categories columns ...


Mon, 05 Mar 2018 19:49:16 GMT gary [315]

	Move EDD settings from redux to customiser.


Mon, 05 Mar 2018 17:48:18 GMT gary [314]

	Removing unnecessary files; dropping redux, tgm.


Mon, 05 Mar 2018 17:48:08 GMT gary [313]


	Removing unnecessary files; dropping redux, tgm.


Mon, 05 Mar 2018 17:36:34 GMT gary [312]

	Removing unnecessary files; redux, tgm, old meta system.


Mon, 05 Mar 2018 17:08:37 GMT gary [311]
	
	Further work on ACF and customiser integration.


Mon, 05 Mar 2018 12:52:52 GMT gary [310]

	Adjustments for product categories using grid-? from woocommerce ...


Sun, 04 Mar 2018 17:57:11 GMT gary [309]
	
	Further work on ACF and customiser integration.


Sun, 04 Mar 2018 17:54:59 GMT gary [308]
	
	Two filters added, one to remove the .woocommerce class being added ...


Sun, 04 Mar 2018 17:54:57 GMT gary [307]

	Two filters added, one to remove the .woocommerce class being added ...


Wed, 28 Feb 2018 15:55:10 GMT gary [306]
	
	Work towards rewrite of the slider shortcode, now going to have all ...


Wed, 28 Feb 2018 10:06:01 GMT gary [305]
	
	Further work on ACF and customiser integration.


Wed, 28 Feb 2018 10:05:55 GMT gary [304]
	
	Further work on ACF and customiser integration.


Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:33:29 GMT gary [303]

	Further development of integrating ACF and Customiser.


Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:09:11 GMT gary [302]

	removed unused template files.


Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:14:27 GMT gary [301]

	Added a control to set the maximum width of the image in content ...


Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:15:48 GMT gary [300]
	
	Migrated the CPT's switches and slug options from Redux to
	Customiser.


Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:14:07 GMT gary [299]
	
	Updates for WooCommerce v3.3.1, moved customiser controls into same ...


Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:14:05 GMT gary [298]
	
	Updates for WooCommerce v3.3.1, moved customiser controls into same ...


Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:34:24 GMT gary [297]

	General tidying up of code.


Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:22:04 GMT gary [296]
	
	Dropped call to required plugins class and functions, small ...


Mon, 05 Feb 2018 18:25:52 GMT gary [295]
	
	Further work on modular content.


Mon, 05 Feb 2018 18:25:48 GMT gary [294]
	
	Further work on modular content.


Sun, 04 Feb 2018 11:13:39 GMT gary [293]
	
	Removed unnecessary files.


Fri, 02 Feb 2018 18:25:10 GMT gary [292]

	More modules added, introduction of ACF plugin.


Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:11:22 GMT gary [291]

	Further work on modules.


Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:55:32 GMT gary [290]
	
	Multiple adjustments making redux and meta settings easier to migrate ...


Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:55:17 GMT gary [289]
	
	Multiple adjustments making redux and meta settings easier to migrate ...


Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:53:13 GMT gary [288]
	
	Fix for empty title field being displayed.


Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:29:09 GMT gary [287]
	
	Minor fix.



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