Changelog – Composium (WP Bakery Page Builder Extensions)

Time never stops and website technologies change and improve with it. And so does “Composium – WP Bakery Page Builder Extensions”. We constantly add new features and/or improve upon the existing elements and features the plugin already provides. And sometimes, some bug-fixing is required to, becasue as much as we attempt to be, nobody is perfect and errors happen. The changelog below will show you what happened to the plugin with each of its releases.

Most updates include small but significant changes to some major files used on the WordPress backend and frontend. Therefore, after the update, if you are using any caching plugins, please empty all page and minify caches, as well as the general browser cache in order to ensure that you use the most current files. If an update also includes new elements, don’t forget to activate the element(s) in the add-on settings if you want to use them.

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5.4.0 - Important Release
Release Date: December 9, 2018

This update will add a compatibility with WordPress 5.0 and the new Gutenberg editor, where the plugin attempts to identify whenever the Gutenberg editor is used and subsequently will not load and register any files/routines associated with the WP Bakery Page Builder. In general, it is highly recommended to fully disable the new Gutenberg editor (as it is incompatible with the WP Bakery Page Builder), using the provided option within the settings page for the main WP Bakery Page Builder plugin.

Highlighted Changes
  • GeneralAdded Compatibility with WordPress 5.0 and Gutenberg plugin (plugin will not load or register respective routines if Gutenberg blocks editor is detected)
  • ChangedAddon elements in page builder overview are now grouped under "Composium" (instead of "VC Extensions")
  • ChangedAll custom post types from this plugin now carry the prefix "CP" instead of "VC" in their name and references
Other Changes
  • Added single keyword search option to plugin's settings section where available page builder elements can be enabled/disabled
  • Added link to live preview/demo page for each main element in plugin's settings section where available page builder elements can be enabled/disabled
  • Added ALT output for icon images used in "TS Horizontal Steps" element (retrieved from media library's meta data)
  • Added ALT output for featured media images used in "TS Horizontal Timeline" element (retrieved from media library's meta data)
  • Added options to extended row settings to define vertical/horizontal offset for movement background layout
  • Changed poster image retrieval (server side) for "TS Video Vimeo" element to always use a "https" connection
  • Fixed issue with "TS Conditional Output" element where date/time ranges were not correctly applied on weekends
  • Fixed "PHP"Undefined property" warning for VISUAL_COMPOSER_EXTENSIONS::$TS_VCSC_Lightbox_Setting_Defaults variable if plugin settings have never been saved
  • Fixed conflict with "MediaPress" plugin from BuddyPress due to a non-standard taxonomy registration in the "MediaPress" plugin
  • Added option to "TS Image Gallery" element to limit visible image output for "SlickSlider" layout but show all images within lightbox
  • Added option to "TS Single Menu Item" element to define additional scroll offset for in-page navigation
  • Updated SlickSlider script from v1.5.9 to v1.9.0
  • Fixed "A non-numeric value encountered" warning for some custom parameter fields
  • Fixed "Uncaught Error: Slider was already initialized" error for noUiSlider controls in repeating group parameters
  • Strengthened der editor identification routine to prevent plugin from loading files when the non-compatible "WP Bakery Visual Composer Website Builder" editor is used
  • Cleanup of old name references
  • Other CSS + JS Improvements
  • Updated EN/DE .po/.mo language files
5.3.6 - Minor Release
Release Date: August 27, 2018
5.3.5 - Minor Release
Release Date: June 8, 2018
5.3.4 - Minor Release
Release Date: June 7, 2018
5.3.3 - Minor Release
Release Date: June 3, 2018
5.3.2 - Minor Release
Release Date: February 19, 2018
5.3.1 - Minor Release
Release Date: January 29, 2018
5.3.0 - Important Release
Release Date: January 26, 2018
5.2.8 - Minor Release
Release Date: November 20, 2017
5.2.7 - Minor Release
Release Date: October 24, 2017
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