SmartlineTheme Page


  • fixed RTL stylesheet when Sidebar Left is enabled


  • added Magazine Homepage widgets to blog index


  • added editor shortcuts and instant live preview for site title and tagline in Customizer
  • improved styling of footer navigation menu
  • changed demo links in Customizer and Theme Info


  • fixed mobile menus on RTL language sites
  • moved Theme Links to Theme Options panel dropdown


  • added Right-to-Left language support


  • fixed dropdown menus on mobile navigation menus


  • fixed styling of main navigation menu with default pages


  • added readme.txt file
  • improved styling of navigation menus
  • added styling for mega menu plugin
  • updated tags in style.css
  • fixed responsive image srcset attribute for custom header image


  • added added alt and srcset attributes to custom header image
  • added support for scroll method of Infinite Scroll
  • removed theme prefixes for loading common third-party scripts
  • updated theme tags in style.css


  • added selective refresh support in customizer for sidebars and widgets
  • added version numbers to wp_enqueue_style and wp_enqueue_script functions
  • updated flexlider, html5shiv and Genericons


  • added support for new custom logo feature from WordPress 4.5
  • added slider speed setting to Customizer

You can upload your logo image on Appearance -> Customize -> Site Identity now.


  • added support for Jetpack Infinite Scroll feature


  • removed extract() function from widget files for better readable code
  • changed all links to https and made them translatable


  • added support for ThemeZee Related Posts plugin
  • added category and tag descriptions on archive template
  • added previous/next post navigation on single post view


  • added basic support for wooCommerce
  • added support for ThemeZee Breadcrumbs plugin
  • added email icon to social menu
  • added custom header image settings
  • added theme links in theme options panel


  • removed empty spaces at the end of template files
  • fixed styling of 404 template
  • changed CSS styling of navigation for custom navi hover color setting


  • changed all h2 post and page titles to h1 for better SEO
  • fixed postmeta styling for widget bundle


  • added escaping for translation strings for improved security


  • added postmeta setting to Category Posts Boxed widget
  • added postmeta setting to Category Posts Columns widget
  • added postmeta setting to Category Posts Grid widget
  • added postmeta setting to Category Posts Horizontal widget


  • moved additional functions from functions.php to extras.php and template-tags.php
  • added theme support for Widget Bundle Addon Plugin
  • removed fallback solution for new title tag feature of WordPress
  • removed function_exists wrappers for action hook functions
  • changed implementation of threaded comments javascript


  • moved register_widget functions to widgets_init action hook to fix widget translation
  • improved customizer sections to be translation-ready
  • updated German translation file


  • improved code of 404.php and search.php templates
  • improved phrasing of all translatable text strings
  • updated translation files


  • fixed deprecating PHP4 style constructors notices in WordPress 4.3


  • added setting to configure length of excerpts
  • changed order of settings in post settings section


  • changed search title HTML markup in search.php
  • changed archive titles to use the new the_archive_title() function
  • removed unnecessary template files tag.php, category.php and author.php


  • added setting to display or hide post date
  • added setting to display or hide post author
  • added setting to display or hide post categories
  • added setting to display or hide post tags


  • moved featured content settings to post slider section in Customizer
  • added number of posts setting for the Featured Post Slider
  • added active_callback parameter to display slider controls only when slider is activated
  • added and updated theme language files


  • changed navigation.js to use our new developed responsiveMenu function
  • added dropdown icons and animations for nested submenus on mobile navigation


  • added new translation files for Spanish, French, Dutch, Italian, German and Greek
  • fixed open div bug in Category Posts Grid widget when an uneven number of posts is displayed


  • added new classes entry-title, updated and author for google microformats structure
  • added comments section to fullwidth page template (of course you can still deactivate comments if you want)


  • updated Featured Content class to new version with many code improvements
  • added new setting to display featured posts in latest blog post listing
  • removed unnecessary HTML markup and Genericons in theme-info.php


  • added new Category Posts Single widget for Magazine Front Page template
  • changed category dropdown setting in Category Post widgets to show empty categories


  • changed implementation of title tag to add_theme_support method
  • removed old unnecessary wp_title filter function
  • fixed CSS styling of footer text, credit link and logo section


  • added check if current user can edit theme options before displaying admin notices on frontend
  • added action and filter hooks for footer text, site title and google font url
  • moved credit link function to /inc/template-tags.php
  • fixed linked widget titles in Category Post Widgets with "All Categories" selected


  • added setting for deactivating google fonts in case they are not compatible with user language
  • fixed ampersand escape bug in pagination links (
  • fixed wrong textdomain in content-search.php


  • improved styling of blockquotes
  • updated to Genericon Font 3.3 and added new twitch and spotify icons
  • added extra content-search.php template for search
  • changed appearance of static pages on search template


  • added setting to Category Posts widgets to link widget title to category archive page
  • added small posts grid layout style to Category Posts Grid widget
  • added number of posts and highlighting first post option to Category Post Columns widget
  • added unminified version of html5shiv.min.js and jquery.flexslider-min.js
  • fixed missing line spaces in paragraph styling of blockquotes


  • fixed cache reset bug of Category Posts widgets by changing from transient caching to object caching
  • changed responsive design of header area (center alignment on mobile devices)


  • added sane defaults for widget settings
  • improved performance of Category Posts widgets by adding transient caching
  • updated smartline-lite.pot language file


  • added theme option to display excerpt more text
  • changed implementation of loading default Google Fonts
  • changed implementation of menu icons for mobile navigation
  • fixed line height bug for pre and code HTML tags
  • fixed missing translations


  • added improved way to set sane defaults for theme options
  • added usage of $hook variable to load theme-info.css in admin
  • changed widget titles to be translation-ready
  • changed structure and organization of theme files for the Customizer
  • improved usage of proper sanitization functions for data validation


  • fixed styling of search field for Safari
  • added new customizer panel for theme options
  • moved all theme settings and sections to the new panel


  • added styling for nested menu items in custom menu widget
  • changed moved content_width variable to theme setup function
  • fixed featured post slider not clickable on mobile phones (added missing post title)


Design Improvement Update * changed new default text and title font * changed background color of widget titles from gray to blue * changed default color to a darker blue * removed unnecessary Customizer Font control


  • fixed replaced deprecated caller_get_posts parameter with ignore_sticky_posts
  • fixed theme slug of default font in wp_enqueue_style function


Initial Release