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Changelog 3.3.3 -> 3.4


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  #1  
Old May 8, 2009, 08:33 AM
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Flynn
 
3,765 posts · Oct 2008
Munich, Germany
Atahualpa 3.4 can be downloaded here http://wordpress.bytesforall.com/?p=72

You may have to use full absolute paths now in CSS, i.e., depending on your WP setup:
url(http://www.yoursite.com/wp-content/themes/atahualpa34/image.gif)

due to the way the external CSS is being created/referenced:
http://www.yoursite.com/?bfa_ata_file=css



Changelog 3.4:
  • DONE: Move dynamic CSS from header.php to external file. Plus option to strip comments and whitespace. The old way to create a dynamic style.css.php was not accepted by Wordpress for their theme viewer, so it was being included in header.php for the time being. The new code for style.css.php should be fine. Through the new compression function the whole CSS gets shrinked to about 7 KByte with mod_deflate turned on on the web server. On a host without mod_deflate or gzip, the file size would be around 20 KByte. All the CSS is in one file now, instead of being spread over header.php and style.css.
  • DONE: Move Javascript from header.php to external file, plus option to compress file. (Compression not done yet, there were issues)
  • DONE Option to add widget areas in Header, Center Column and Footer.
  • Option to compress the HTML (index.php) as well.
  • This will be handled by the compression function: Don't display empty selector { } in header.php's dynamic CSS to save some file size.
  • Avoid PHP warning when /images/header/ directory is empty (no header images available)
  • Check WPG2 plugin again, one user reported link to gallery "jumps out of page"
  • Check background/hover colors of menu bars in IE6, when colors were changed
  • Done - works for me by using the existing option "Comments Are Closed text". Add option to allow comments on selected pages (instead of just all pages or none) - BETTER yet, make it follow the Wordpress editor settings - http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthread.php?p=6118
  • Improve integration of Tabbed Widgets plugin. For now, you'll still need to install the plugin, and it will not match every custom style of the rest of your site. This has still some issues, use it only if you know your way around Atahualpa, CSS, etc at least a bit.
  • Bigger task - may be delayed: A first version of a Style Import/Export function. Only Export works so far.
  • May cancel this: Don't apply auto image resizing if layout type is "fixed". This feature is fairly stable but on fixed layouts it doesn't make sense. (But, if you're too lazy to resize your images before uploading them this feature could still be useful.)
  • Floated comments of http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/...mments-plugin/ need fix in Firefox 2
  • Add Gravatar post info item
  • Add styling for twitter widget
  • Add theme option to remove that default content from the sidebars, for users who want blank, but existing sidebars (instead of turning them off altogether)
  • Option for WPMU to disable HTM/CSS Inserts, disable by default, enable through file edits by WPMU owner
  • Option for individual link titles (<a title="..." href=") for page links via custom fields or similar. Category links already use the description field for their link titles.
  • Add Twitter icon/link option for header
  • Make header RSS etc. icons in the header gray with color on hover so they integrate better with the rest of the theme, optional, color only icons can still be used
  • DONE: Option to center/right align menu bars
  • DONE: Option to have up to 2 sidebars on either side
  • DONE - sort of: Fully editable header, center and footer area. No more editing of bfa_header_config.php required. (Instead of: "Add many theme hooks to avoid file edits for plugin integration etc.")
  • Add redirect mechanism for items in the menu bars so arbitrary links can be added to menu bars through Wordpress, without file edits
  • Turn icons from transparent GIF into transparent PNG
  • DONE but not tested: Add IE6 PNG transparency fix.
  • Check possible text alignment issue with tinyMCE advanced http://www.mlmanley.com/2009/02/fixe...ahualpa-theme/
  • Not a feature yet but there's a tutorial thread here on the forum: Add option for HTML bullet lists and graphics as list-item markers inside widgets
  • Check again: Display actual path, i.e. /wp/wp-content/atahualpa/images/backgr.gif instead of generic example /wp-content/atahualpa3/images/backgr.gif in help/example text in the theme options
  • Meta tag char encoding, see http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthread.php?p=5397
  • Check again: Check author comment styling for 3rd and lower level comments, see http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthread.php?p=5702
  • Add option for Print CSS: Print whole page or only middle column, http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthread.php?p=5895
  • DONE: Theme option "Only Excerpts" does not work on homepage
  • DONE: Typo %%author-lastname% in post info items description
  • Check German umlauts in meta description http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthread.php?t=1643
  • DONE: div.post-bodycopy got lost with 3.3.3, put it back in again
  • Option to set own "No Gravatar" image for comments
  • Option to show comment form above comments http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthread.php?p=6673
  • DONE: Category Menu Bar -> Sort Category Menu Bar by: always sorts by ID http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthread.php?p=6753
  • DONE: Option to have no titles or different titles (than the one in the page menu bar or page widget) in the body copy of single post pages and static pages.
  • DONE: Post info item %trackback-linked('linktext')% doesn't work: http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthr...=7016#post7016
  • DONE: Cursor doesn't jump to the left border when clicking into any field of the comment submission form, on certain browser/OS combinations: http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthr...=7041#post7041
  • Add PHP code support for HTML/CSS Inserts
  • Fix or (more likely) remove the Share-This integration. It can still be used by using the PHP tags that the plugin provides, plus one small edit in the plugin's PHP file, see README.txt of plugin (classic version. I don't know about the membership version).
  • DONE: When chosing static page as front page, both the blog (is_home()) and the front page (is_front_page()) item in the the page menu bar are highlighted, when on the blog page - http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthread.php?p=7350
  • Text areas in theme options do not auto-expand when plugin "Share This" is activated, or Form Builder http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthread.php?t=1889
  • Option for popup comments http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthread.php?t=1990
  • Translated date in comments messed up http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthread.php?t=1997
  • Check possible trouble with Headspace plugin http://forum.bytesforall.com/showthread.php?t=1806
  • DONE: Translation plugin works with tagline in header but not with overlayed tagline http://forum.bytesforall.com/showpos...3&postcount=12
  • DONE: Replace Ellipsis [...] in excerpts with custom text and links

Last edited by Flynn; Jul 5, 2009 at 04:16 AM.
  #2  
Old May 8, 2009, 10:08 AM
duping812
 
12 posts · Feb 2009
Quote:
Option to move sidebars to one side
highly expected feature! Nice move, Flynn.

Last edited by duping812; May 20, 2009 at 01:58 PM.
  #3  
Old May 15, 2009, 02:06 PM
nellekevdv
 
1 posts · May 2009
Colorado
Moving the styles out to an external files was one of my wishlist items - Thanks - looking forward to the new release
  #4  
Old May 16, 2009, 07:12 AM
pctechb
 
7 posts · Apr 2009
linking to external styles and moving sidebars to one side would be huge! It's kinda like the thesis theme.

Another thing I'm always doing is removing page titles from pages.
  #5  
Old May 18, 2009, 09:27 PM
virtualdll
 
1 posts · May 2009
could you add in the next version a place to change the location for header images. I have managed to make all my visual changes dynamically through your theme options. I am wanting to update to your latest version as soon as they come out the only thing i am left doing is getting the header images. If i can just tell it in the options where to look for them ie /images/headers instead of /blog/... I wouldn't have to deal with them. Not too big a deal but its one of the few hard coded things you have left. Thanks either way. Great Coder!!! you've got one of the easiest most manipulate-able theme for wordpress. I took my custom stuff and ported it over to yours for all the features and it is amazing!!Great job can't say that enough you have put a lot of time, effort, and knowledge into this and it shows. thanks!
  #6  
Old May 20, 2009, 05:26 AM
pgc
 
25 posts · May 2009
Warsaw
I would be great ho have custom text or particular page displayed when "404 - not found" error occurs.
Regards
Piotr
  #7  
Old May 23, 2009, 03:06 PM
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kal
 
149 posts · May 2009
Rhode Island
Another wish list item.

I would love to be able to set date ranges for specific images to rotate during the defined time frame. In other words;

JUL-01 to JUL-05 -> "Fourth of July image"
OCT-28 to OCT-31 -> "Halloween image"
DEC-01 to DEC-25 -> "Christmas image"
etc.
  #8  
Old May 29, 2009, 09:41 AM
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kdawes01
 
92 posts · May 2009
Missoula, MT
This is a great Theme! I'll be donating once I receive payment for my client's site!
My question is ... Is there an anticipated release date for ver 3.3.4? I'm looking forward to it's release!

Thanks!
Ken
  #9  
Old Jun 7, 2009, 03:12 AM
Fux
 
142 posts · Apr 2009
Suggestions:
1) Option to sort posts on category/archive pages by title (date, author etc)
2) Option to only display post-titles on category/archive pages (incl. separate styling etc)
  #10  
Old Jun 7, 2009, 05:55 PM
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evripidis
 
37 posts · Apr 2009
Greece
Flynn, is there any chance to have the option for an horizontal bar (for example down on footer) ?
  #11  
Old Jun 9, 2009, 09:54 AM
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juggledad
 
22,269 posts · Mar 2009
OSX 10.8.5 WP 3.8.x Atahualpa 3.7.x Safari 6.x Firefox 25 XP
I have a suggestion for when 3.3.4 comes out. Start a sticky thread with any bug fixes. i.e. if a problem is found, and there is a fix, add a post to the 'Atahualpa 3.3.4 bug fixes' thread with a description and the fix.

this way users could be directed to one place to pick up all the bug fixes for the release.
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  #12  
Old Jun 10, 2009, 11:17 AM
ldsmedia
 
69 posts · May 2009
Ohio USA
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Juggledad has many good ideas. Centralizing information does make it easier. How is the theme your creating for sale going Flynn? If you are afraid of too many errors, how about giving a beta version to a few of your best supporters and letting them test it out?
  #13  
Old Jun 10, 2009, 12:56 PM
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paulae
 
1,332 posts · Feb 2009
Wordpress 3.4.1, Atahualpa 3.7.7
Excellent work so far, Flynn.

I was just watching a video about the Thesis theme. It seems to have many of the features of Atahualpa, and I just noticed one that would be a terrific addition to ATA. If you watch the video, it's at about the 10 minute section: http://diythemes.com/thesis/

Basically, it's a very easy way to add code where you want it without having to go into the .php files. You paste in your code in a box, and it's put where you want it.
  #14  
Old Jun 10, 2009, 02:54 PM
breakphreak
 
1 posts · Jun 2009
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Is there any way to have categories and pages on the same row/bar/menu please? If there is no such option, could you please consider it as a part of the wishlist? If there is another solution I would try to implement it carefully thanks a lot!

Last edited by breakphreak; Jun 10, 2009 at 03:03 PM.
  #15  
Old Jun 12, 2009, 05:00 PM
chipharris
 
1 posts · Jun 2009
Red Deer, Alberta
Can you please add an option on the menu page for a background image. There is colour etc currently. I would love to have my own background image that I could overlay the menu onto. Same with footer...
  #16  
Old Jun 17, 2009, 05:32 PM
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aki
 
9 posts · Jun 2009
TimThumb in next release ?

Hello,

I think it's nice if you can include TimThumb scrpit in the next release (3.3.4) whit an option to make the home page with Thumbnail and Excerpts

http://www.fran6art.com/tutoriels/aj...ce-a-timthumb/
http://www.2803.fr/wordpress/generer...ordpress-5984/

Last edited by aki; Jun 17, 2009 at 05:36 PM.
  #17  
Old Jun 20, 2009, 11:55 AM
Albertos
 
1 posts · Jun 2009
Do you have any idea on when is 3.3.4 going to be released?



Simulation pret
  #18  
Old Jun 25, 2009, 05:48 PM
eyup
 
34 posts · Mar 2009
3.4.4 is gonna be the MOTHER OF ALL WORDPRESS THEMES :-)

  #19  
Old Jun 28, 2009, 08:29 AM
gejba
 
5 posts · Jun 2009
A simple solution to get thumbnails is written in "thumbnail-for-excerpts" plugin.
This (corrected code) shows the first attached (image) file:
Quote:
require_once(ABSPATH .'/wp-admin/includes/image.php');
require_once(ABSPATH .'/wp-admin/includes/media.php');
define("TFE_ALIGN","left"); //can be left or right
define("TFE_SIZE","100"); //the size of the thumbnail; modify it for better integration with your design; if you set it as 0 it will be than the default size of your WP thumbnails, from admin area
define("TFE_MAXSIZE","yes"); //if yes, than the above indicated size will be used as maximum size for widht and height; if no, than the above indicated size is used only to limit the width
define("TFE_SPACE","5"); //for the HSPACE parameter of the IMG tag
define("TFE_LINK","yes"); //can be yes or no; if yes, the image will link to the post
define("TFE_CLASS","imgtfe"); //the class for the thumbnail images; you can change it or use this class in you CSS file
define("TFE_CREATETH","yes"); //if yes, the images without thumbnails will have one created now (based on default values for thumbnail from admin area, or on TFE_SIZE if in admin area thumbanil size is set to zero)
define("TFE_TITLE","no"); //if yes, it will use titles for pictures (when you move mouse over the picture you will see the alt text)

add_filter("get_the_excerpt", "putThumbnailForExcerpts");

function putThumbnailForExcerpts($excerpt){
global $wp_query, $wpdb;
$id = $wp_query->post->ID;
$files = get_children("post_parent=$id&post_type=attachment &post_mime_type=image");
if($files){
$keys = array_keys($files);
#$num=$keys[0];
$num=min($keys);
$thumb=wp_get_attachment_thumb_url($num);
# echo "<img src=$thumb width=100 align=right>";
echo (TFE_LINK=="yes"?"<a href=".get_permalink($id).">":"")."<img src=".$thumb." class=".TFE_CLASS." hspace=".TFE_SPACE." vspace=".TFE_SPACE." align=".TFE_ALIGN." width='".TFE_SIZE."' ".(TFE_TITLE=="yes"?"alt='".$tit1."' title='".$tit1."'":"")." border=0>".(TFE_LINK=="yes"?"</a>":"");
#return $img.$excerpt;
}
return $excerpt;
}
  #20  
Old Jul 7, 2009, 07:05 AM
wisecat74
 
3 posts · Jul 2009
This would be a great idea if we had the option to add this feature as a plugin as well. Not everbody uses the image in the header.

Quote:
Originally Posted by kal
Another wish list item.

I would love to be able to set date ranges for specific images to rotate during the defined time frame. In other words;

JUL-01 to JUL-05 -> "Fourth of July image"
OCT-28 to OCT-31 -> "Halloween image"
DEC-01 to DEC-25 -> "Christmas image"
etc.
  #21  
Old Jul 29, 2009, 05:05 PM
shi
 
5 posts · Apr 2009
London, Canada
Quote:
Originally Posted by kal
Another wish list item.

I would love to be able to set date ranges for specific images to rotate during the defined time frame. In other words;

JUL-01 to JUL-05 -> "Fourth of July image"
OCT-28 to OCT-31 -> "Halloween image"
DEC-01 to DEC-25 -> "Christmas image"
etc.
Kal, I do this with a symbolic link and a cron job:

on Jul 1, run show_jul_4.sh
on Jul 6, run show_regular.sh
on Oct 28, run show_oct_31.sh
on Nov 1, run show_regular.sh
etc..

where
show_jul_4.sh contains:

#!/bin/bash
cd /path/to/images
rm header_image.jpg
ln -s jul_4_image.jpg header_image.jpg

show_oct_31.sh contains:

#!/bin/bash
cd /path/to/images
rm header_image.jpg
ln -s oct_31_image.jpg header_image.jpg

etc.

and show_regular.sh contains:

#!/bin/bash
cd /path/to/images
rm header_image.jpg
ln -s regular_header_image.jpg header_image.jpg

Shi.

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