The Latest Changes to the Nova Theme

1.9.x

LATEST CHANGES

1.9.0

FEATURES

All Styles

  • – Organized third party integrations in the customizer into their own section (#289)
  • – Payment area in checkout will now display top of area instead of bottom (#85)
  • – Product page zoom effect has been improved (#240, #298)
  • – There is now less whitespace under product cards (#256)
  • – Cart preview modal will now display Upsell Magic Upsells with a better continue functionality (#313, #302)
  • – Related product text display is improved (#311)
  • – Mobile Help Center tabs display is improved (#301, #315)
  • – Verbiage in the customizer for forcing billing same-as-shipping has been improved (#247)
  • – Mobile emenu font spacing improved (#312)

Modern

  • – Mobile product pages have been improved (#307, #306)

BUG FIXES

All Styles

  • – Product page prices will now have all applicable styles (#310)
  • – Broken footer links are now working (#304)
  • – Basic Navigation banners are working now (#308)
  • – Mobile footer subscribe button is working now (#300)
  • – Testimonial navigation will no longer overlap on mobile (#299)
  • – Returning to shipping info will no longer clear the name fields (#247)

Bold

  • – Product card overlays will no longer break when user sorts category pages (#293)
  • – Header shopping cart will no longer appear off screen (#275)

1.8.x

LATEST CHANGES

1.8.7

FEATURES

All Styles

  • – Added toggle in the customizer to remove container on category pages (#243)
  • – Users can now specify a custom mobile logo in the customizer (#276)
  • – Banners added to default navigation can now be linked (#277)
  • – eMenu will now display 3rd level child categories (#278)
  • – Improvement to Currency Selector UX (#281)
  • – Customizer settings organized to be more navigable (#285) (#288)
  • – Tied the payment icons in the footer to the footer text color (#286)
  • – New “subtle” animations available for mega-menu (#287)
  • – New toggle added for removing google translate (#289)

Clean

  • – Enhanced the style of the header tabs (#282)
  • – Header tab content can now be disabled (#295)

BUG FIXES

All Styles

  • – Removed a duplicate setting from the customizer (#280)
  • – Google script fonts fixed in the customizer (#291)

1.8.6

FEATURES

All Styles

  • – Category pages can now have thumbnail navigation (#157)
  • – eMenu navigation can be disabled in favor of a non-app navigation (#275)
  • – A new setting was added for order status buttons (#258)
  • – The Loyalty+ modal now links to the account page
  • – Users will have more control over number of displayed products on the home page (#238)
  • – Brand pages now match the category page design (#264)
  • – Brand Pages now support brand images
  • – Store top-bar navigation now responds to account visibility settings in admin panel (#268)
  • – Multiple Currency support added (#269)
  • – Gift Cards now respond to visibility settings in admin panel (#270)
  • – Theme credits are now togglable (#272)
  • – Geotrust SSL seal is now togglable (#273)
  • – Copyright, year, storename are now togglable (274)

BUG FIXES

All Styles

  • – Upsell Magic will no longer have issues with the continue button
  • – Newsletter signups will now show the proper message on submit (#241)
  • – eMenu sale badges on products will now be positioned properly (#254)
  • – Mobile navigation top level links now work (#257)
  • – Fixed server error message on account pages (#259)
  • – Banners now appear on their proper pages (#266)

Bold

  • – Product cards will no longer have overlapping text (#242)

1.8.5

FEATURES

All Styles

  • – Customizer Setting renamed from “Show sidebar” to “Show Category Filters Sidebar” (#236)
  • – Improvements to appearance on apple devices (#250)
  • – Product Pro will now work with faceted search

Elegant

  • – Update to Product page layout (#235)

Bold

  • – Product card improvements (#242)

Modern

  • – Improvements to header (#246)

BUG FIXES

All Styles

  • – Product options set to “Not required” will no longer be required.

1.8.4

FEATURES

All Styles

  • – New page layout created for landing pages with featured products (#166)
  • – Visual and CRO updates to Upsell Magic (#229)
  • – Visual enhancements to the search bar (#230)
  • – Show eMenu has been moved to the epicToolbox section of the customizer (#232)

Elegant

  • – Update to header layout (#231 & #233)

Bold

  • – Product page enhanced with eLocal (#234)

1.8.3 (5/15/18)

FEATURES

All Styles

  • – Customizer/Schema cleaned up after cornerstone merge (#220)
  • – Ability to toggle off the epicToolbox emenu added to customizer (#186)
  • – Search results page redesigned (#193)
  • – The Fixed navigation menu can now have a custom image (#219)

BUG FIXES

All Styles

  • – Quickview now supports the eLocal calendar (#217)
  • – Mobile store logo will no longer display to large (#226)

Bold

  • – Product cards will now equalize properly (#221)
  • – Shop info overlay will now use the background color in the customizer (#225)

Modern

  • – Hero Banner/Carousel will no longer get cutoff (#222)

1.8.X

FEATURES

All Styles

  • – Cornerstone elements have been updated to cornerstone 1.15.0, see BigCommerce change log for updates.
  • – Image in About Area now uses shorter image names (#180)
  • – Top Products section added to homepage (#182)
  • – New Google Fonts added to customizer in Font Palette (#188)
  • – Footer top bar CSS improvements (#189)
  • – All epicToolbox settings are now located in the same area of the customizer (#191)
  • – New Style picker in the customizer now available: Blog Style (#192)

BUG FIXES

All Styles

  • – Message cards now working on new installs (#174)
  • – Homepage body background in customizer now working properly (#178)
  • – Disabling cart preview payments will now work properly (#194)
  • – Quickview will now work properly (#195)
  • – All hard coded references to the toolbox have been removed (#200)
  • – Discounted products will no longer push text into image cards (#215)

Elegant

  • – br tags will work in the Header area now (#196)

1.7.x

LATEST CHANGES
1.7.X 

FEATURES

All Styles

  • – 3 Step Product Page now available (#143)
  • – Sidebar for featured products on homepage now available (#151)
  • – Home Content Snippets added to customizer (#155)
  • – Sales Badges are now available for all product card styles (#183)

Elegant

  • – New Product cards now available (#156)

BUG FIXES

All Styles

  • – Ability to set a background for the footer top-bar restored (#153)
  • – Typos in Help Center template have been corrected (#158)
  • – Custom Dropdown will be disabled by default. Enable in custom theme file (#171)
  • – Removed bugged settings from customizer (#181)
  • – Quick Search is now working again (#184)

1.6.x

LATEST CHANGES

1.6.X

FEATURES

All Styles-

  • – Product cards appearance has been improved on category pages (#130)
  • – Placeholder images will now use HTTPS (#132)
  • – 3 step product page now available for product pages (#143)
  • – Ability to remove category sidebar via the customizer (#150)
  • – Sticky header will now include icons for Cart and Account pages (#154)
  • – Setting added to control the number of recent blogs displayed on the home page (#170)

Bold

  • – New Homepage Blog layout style now available (#142)
  • – Enhancements to the product cards (#176)

Elegant

  • – Site Logo will now be centered in the header (#152)

BUG FIXES

All Styles-

  • – Homepage “Featured Products” Section can now be contained via the customizer (#133)
  • – Datepicker will now work on apple devices

Modern

  • – Modern Testimonial style can now be selected via customizer (#134)
  • – Enhancements made to the CSS for product cards (#149)

Bold

  • – Enhancements made to the testimonials section display (#175)

1.6.0 – 3/6/18

FEATURES

All Styles

  • – You can now choose the style of your Shop Info Overlay (#117)
  • – All Styles: Carousel now has additional style settings (#125)
  • – You can now set the default country for the billing step in checkout
  • – Yotpo is now integrated into the theme and can be enabled in the customizer (#124)
  • – There is now an option to contain (make not full width) the home page featured products section (#133)

Modern

  • – You can now set the background image of the header (#119)
  • – Revamped the CSS file structure for better addition of new styles

BUG FIXES

All Styles

  • – Datepicker will no longer allow the entry of past dates (#126)
  • – All Styles: Product Page input fields will now update their colors to match the setting in the customizer (#91)
  • – Quickview Messages will no longer auto-fill all fields on the page (#127)
  • – If no card messages are setup in the epicToolbox the link to “click for message ideas” will no longer appear in the store product page (#128)
  • – Placeholder images are now all called via HTTPS

Elegant

  • – The testimonial background image will no longer pull from a static site

Modern

  • – Blog Area on homepage will now display correctly (#123)
  • – Product Cards will now display the new style (#114)

Upsell Magic

  • – Code for this feature has been temporarily removed to solved related conflicts (#121)
  • – Disabling upsell magic on epicToolbox will now disable it on the store (#122)