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ClassiPress Theme Version 3.5.1 Released With Performance Improvements And Bug Fixes

AppThemes has released an updated version of ClassiPress Theme – ClassiPress 3.5.1. According to AppThemes, this is a major release which comes with significant changes, performance improvements and bug fixes. In addition to this, if you are using a child theme which was purchased from AppThemes Marketplace, then it is recommended to you that you contact the seller on priority basis and make sure the it’s been updated to work with ClassiPress V3.5.X. If you are using your own customized child theme, then you’ll need to update your template files to mirror the new changes in 3.5.X.

ClassiPress Theme V3.5.1

To update ClassiPress Theme to latest version you can use the AppThemes Updater Plugin or you can download the updated version from members area for free. For your information, this major release bring much needed design overhaul throughout the whole theme. On the backend AppThemes have re-organized the settings in a more logic way, adding richer descriptions, new tooltips and replaces all icon stripes with font icons. In addition to this, AppThemes has made all the tablet listings responsive, so that most of columns are hidden on small screens, mirroring the default WP behaviour.

Below you can find the number of changes made in the ClassiPress Theme:

ClassiPress V3.5.1 – What’s New?


  • Double password fields showing on registration page/reset password/edit profile pages (after WP 4.3 update)
  • Missing minus/plus images in users dashboard (only used on small screens)
  • Content advertising not showing on search results and category/taxonomy pages
  • Some transient notices not being deleted from the DB
  • Fatal error updating comments on the backend
  • Expired ads showing on ‘Popular Ads Today’ and ‘Popular Ads Overall’ widgets
  • Listings thumbnails extra padding making descriptions collapse
  • Registration link visible in the top navigation menu even when registration was disabled
  • Delete all Ads related meta and attachments when Ad is deleted or expires
  • Empty price on ‘Membership Packs’ price modifier column
  • General responsive related issues
  • CSS stylings for AppThemes payment gateways
  • Fatal error when saving comments on the backend


  • There’s now only one password field in registration, profile and reset password pages (WP 4.3 or later)
  • Replaced link for choosing categories with a dropdown on ‘Post Ad’ form (reverted to v.3.3 behavior)
  • Added the category to single posts breadcrumb
  • Updated Facebook widget to latest version
  • Front page ‘Most Popular’ and ‘Random’ Ads are now loaded on demand (better performance on front page)
  • Moved appearance related settings to the WordPress customizer page
  • Removed obsolete ‘Table Width’ option previously located under ClassiPress > Settings > (tab) Advanced
  • Moved ‘Custom Urls’ option previously located under ‘ClassiPress > Settings > (tab) Advanced’ to the permalinks section
  • Moved ‘Importer’ sub-menu item from ClassiPress menu to ‘Ads’ menu
  • Moved ‘Forms’ and ‘Custom Fields’ sub-menu items from ClassiPress menu to ‘Ads’ menu
  • Replaced all image icons with font icons (better performance overall)
  • Removed shadows and borders for a more modern flatter look
    Sub-category list is no longer “fixed” to sidebar and it’s now a widget (provides option to display sub-categories using a dropdown)
  • Updated calendar CSS styling used in Ads meta boxes (also replaced calendar image based icon with WordPress dashicon)
  • Replaced backend images with WordPress dashicons where used
    All backend pages are now fully responsive
  • Replaced backend attachments metabox with WordPress builtin media browser (attachments meta box is now responsive)
  • Replaced the ads excerpt breakpoint ‘…’ with a ‘[..]’ link, that links to the ad page
  • Ad excerpts now default to ’25’ words limit instead of previous ‘160’ characters limit
  • Replaced forms step images with vectors
  • New Orders will now display more detailed descriptions
  • Use minified versions of main CSS and Javascript files when available
  • Use the minified version of the ‘easing’ Javascript library
  • Deprecated ‘black’ versions of color schemes (use the new background color options on WP Customizer for the same effect)
  • Deleted obsolete images from images folder
  • Removed legacy css from stylesheets
  • Replaced old placeholder images with new version
  • Increased container page width from 940px to 960px
  • Performance enhancements, clean up, and responsive added to the featured images slider
  • Memberships whose Orders are deleted from the database are now automatically canceled (not recommended)
  • Deprecated Cufón fonts option
  • Deleting an ad will now delete all related meta and attachments
  • Better checkout experience with checkout steps visible on every step of the ad posting process


  • Added options to change footer and columns width in WP Customizer
  • Added options to change site header and background color in WP Customizer
  • Added new ‘Orders’ page to the user dashboard (displays all the orders for the dashboard user and these can be filtered by status)
  • Added CSS stylings for ‘Critic’ plugin (https://marketplace.appthemes.com/plugins/critic/)
  • Added ‘https’ support for Google ‘re-Recaptcha’
  • Added support for the ‘<!–more–>’ link in blog posts ( displays ‘Continue Reading…’ )
  • Added ‘Add-ons’ sub-menu (browse our marketplace add-ons directly from the backend)
  • Added support for retina/hdpi images where applicable

All these changes and regular updates make ClassiPress theme a must have theme for creating classifieds ads theme. So, for what you are waiting for, update ClassiPress theme as soon as possible. If you do not own ClassiPress theme from AppThemes, then you buy it by following the link below:

ClassiPress V3.5.1 – WordPress Classifieds Theme From AppThemes

If you have any query or questions, ask them via comment section.

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