Version .95 is now available for download. Some things have been removed, so take note if you’re upgrading. See the change log on the download page for all the changes.
Version .94 is now available for download. It contains a couple of bug fixes, some clean up, and the Bootstrap library has been updated to 2.3.0. Check out the full changelog on the download page.
Version .93 is now complete. This release is mostly about refinement, I guess. It touches on a number of things that I found myself digging into. For starters, I removed the shortcodes from the theme and moved them to a plugin. This allows for changing themes without losing access to content created by shortcodes. If … Continue Reading →
Version .92 is now complete and fixes a few bugs that popped up when I upgraded to the latest Bootstrap version. If you grabbed .92 sometime in the last couple of days before it was complete, you’ll likely see problems with sub-menus not working in dropdowns. This has been fixed in the release version. Download … Continue Reading →
Since version .70, I’ve made several improvements to the theme. The notable improvements are: Cleaned up templates and sidebar code and removed some duplicate code. Added new filters: alienship_content_container_class and alienship_sidebar_container_class (allows you to change span* container/sidebar classes and/or add your own classes) alienship_breadcrumb_container_class (allows you to change the breadcrumb div container class) New template … Continue Reading →
Alien Ship has supported internationalization since the beginning, but I never got around the generating the file needed to translate the strings. Starting with Alien Ship .71 the theme now includes the file needed to do this. Inside the languages folder you will find a file named alienship.pot. This is the file you need to … Continue Reading →
Alien Ship .70 is now available for download. The most important thing to note is that the content*.php files have been moved to the inc/parts folder. If you’re running a child theme and you’ve modified any of these, you’ll need to move them to the inc/parts folder in your child theme. If you’re not running … Continue Reading →
One of the things I’ve been thinking about is how to make it easier to customize the theme in a child theme while still maintaining the ability to update Alien Ship with ease. A common issue I see with themes is that if you want to make simple changes to a file (like header.php for … Continue Reading →
I’m thinking I’ll ditch the theme options for colors and fonts. It’s not the best way to handle such things. As I said in the documentation, these things belong in a child theme. They’re handy for quick mockups, which is how I’ve been using them. But it’s unnecessary overhead in the theme and it’s really … Continue Reading →
Updating the theme for the upcoming WordPress 3.4 release and squashing any bugs I can find.