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Design Palette Pro 1.3.0 Released

A new version of Design Palette Pro released – Design Palette Pro 1.3.0 and you can download the latest version of Design Palette Pro for free from members area or you can update it for free from members area. It is a maintenance release which comes with adding new features, making new changes and fixing bugs in earlier version. It is recommended to all users that they must update Design Palette Pro to latest version as soon as possible. Before updating Design Palette Pro to latest version make sure that you backup your files & database so that if something goes wrong then you can easily backup your files & database in a single click (to backup files & database I recommend BackupBuddy).

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The main goal with the new version is to improve efficiency and performance of the settings configuration and live preview area. The earlier versions has issues and conflicts with adjusting to different screen sizes. The latest version of Design Palette Pro eliminates those issues and upped the sexiness of the UI with a layout change of the preview action bar and button/colour picker improvements. The good news is that, Design Palette Pro is now 100% compatible with Genesis 2.1+ and has been updated to reflect the most current child theme defaults. After-Entry widget area support has been added for themes that make use of it. It can be enabled via filter.


Design Palette Pro 1.3.0 – What’s New?

  • New: Improved UI. Huge performance increase on load and when scrolling. No more jumpy preview pane!
  • New: Genesis 2.1+ compatibility. The core plugin and all existing supported child themes have been updated to their latest defaults. Where possible we have provided backwards compatibility for users running older versions of Genesis or the child themes.
  • New: After Entry widget area section. Enable in child themes by adding the new function to a sections filter.
  • New: Support request via widget now includes Genesis theme version (parent or child) for debugging purposes.
  • New: New hooks to add your own child themes: ‘gppro_child_themes’ and ‘gppro_load_child_theme_extension_{$theme}’
  • Tweak: Remove header image settings. Use the Appearance > Header menu item instead.
  • Tweak: Remove rem units from all styles by default. Possible re-enable with a filter.
  • Tweak: Change font-size dropdowns to number inputs, no more limited dropdown menu.
  • Tweak: Don’t strip px/rem units from defaults.
  • Tweak: Ensure only allowed users can see DPP admin bar menu item.
  • Tweak: Favicon uploader now allows .ico, .gif and .png files.
  • Tweak: Add child theme version info to header of each child theme extension.
  • Tweak: Remove jQuery UI.
  • Tweak: Refactor CSS builder to reduce errors.
  • Tweak: Change .menu-primary and .menu-secondary selectors to .nav-primary and .nav-secondary.
  • Tweak: Admin assets are now minified.
  • Tweak: If key is not found for array_insert_* helpers, insert the section at the bottom.
  • Fix: Increase specificity on active nav items.
  • Fix: Image CSS builder now works with ‘none’ values.
  • Fix: Add missing focus selectors to hover styles.
  • Metro Pro: Updated for v2.0.1.
  • Metro Pro: Fix corrupted images.
  • Minimum Pro: Updated for v3.0.1.
  • Minimum Pro: Increase specificity for portfolio archive title weight. Increase range and set correct default for site tagline top margin.
  • eleven40 Pro: Updated for v2.2.1.
  • eleven40 Pro: Fix footer background color and increase range for post column footer top margin.
  • Executive Pro: Updated for v3.1.1.
  • Executive Pro: Change Home CTA content target to .three-fourths div.
  • Executive Pro: Add missing background color setting to .entry-comment-link.
  • Executive Pro: Add homepage slider content styles.
  • Executive Pro: Hide secondary nav drop down settings as the secondary nav is limited to one level.
  • Beautiful Pro: Updated for v1.1.

All these changes and regular updates make Design Palette Pro a must have plugin to customize Genesis Child themes in a single click and that too without any knowledge of CSS or PHP. So, for what you are waiting for, update Design Palette Pro to latest version as soon as possible and if you do not own Design Palette Pro plugin, then you can get it from here:

Design Palette Pro 1.3.0 – Style Genesis Child Themes Without Writing Code

If you have any query do let me know via comments!

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