Update: Version 2.0.2 is out now!
Design trends are constantly changing and it’s critical to adapt at the drop of a hat; stay ahead of the game with Hickory, an incredibly customizable magazine & blog theme designed to meet your every need. Hickory’s clean and highly adaptable form was specifically crafted to appeal to every niche and comes chock-full of premium features. Whatever your magazine or blog needs, Hickory is here to deliver!
Fixed: An issue where an error message was appearing on the homepage if you were using the grid layout
Fixed: Borders in the footer will now appear again
Added: footer-lines-dark.png to img folder
Fixed: An issue where the exclude featured posts from homepage widgets didn’t work
Fixed: If sticky navigation was activated and you pressed the search button the page would scroll to the top.
Added: New type of post: Music Post. Embed music from Soundclod, Spotify or Youtube/Vimeo. (Example)
Added: Full Width Post Template (Example)
Added: Option to have search bar in header
Added: Option to exclude featured posts from homepage widgets/post loop
Added: Option to select multiple categories in homepage widgets
Added: More Social icons (Linkedin, Soundcloud & Dribbble)
Added: Option to change colors/hover colors of social icons. Font-Awesome is now being used.
Added: Option to change Footer Appearance
Added: Custom CSS in Theme Options
Added: Featured area now have hover effect
Added: Option to pick how many posts you want to show in the 3Col Homepage widget (in the more posts area.)
Added: Option to set background position (left, right, center)
Fixed: Issue where inserting an apostrophe in the Review summary text would insert a ”/” as well
Fixed: Logo in Mobile view now displays correctly size
Fixed: You can now use the tags strong and italic on the same word.
Fixed: Thumbnail icons (video, gallery & music icons) is now clickable
Fixed: Author pages where the author name was made of two words is now showing correctly
Plus a few other minor fixes!
Added: Improved Responsive Menu
Added: Option to enter captions for gallery images
Fixed: Font in Homepage slider widget will now change if a custom font is chosen
Fixed: Background fixed option now works properly
Fixed: Videos in post content is now responsive
Fixed: Moved blog name after page title in the < title > tag
Fixed: Galleries now looks fine on tablets
Fixed: Navigation text will stay centered if custom font have been chosen
Added: Option for sticky navigation bar
Added: New homepage ad widget
Fixed: Issue with header banner not displaying google adsense
Fixed: Issue with header layout 3 in responsive
Fixed: an issue with the social widget not displaying facebook profile.
File updated: inc/widgets/social_widget.php
Improved Paginated Posts: Hickory now comes with the premium plugin (worth 15$) Theia Post Slider. See it in action
Added new header layout
Added option for leaderboard banner in header
Added new widget: Highest Rated Review.
Fixed a few bugs
Works with WP 3.6
Build your homepage or any page with the 3 custom homepage widgets (each has tons of options)
Choose a Slider or 3 Static Posts for you featured area
Built-in Review System with unlimited review criteria
Video Posts – self-hosted or embedded
Gallery Posts – normal or full-width
Schema SEO Rich Snippet Review Microdata
Support for Google Headshot in Google search results Read More
Paginated Posts – just like on Bleacherreport.com – See Example
Loads of custom widgets
Theme Options Panel – Powered by Vafpress Framework
Unlimited Skins – Find tons of appearance and font options in Hickory Theme Options
WordPress 3.0 drop-down support
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