Compatible with WordPress 5.5
Zeen News & Magazine WordPress Theme for 2020
Zeen is a next generation news & magazine WordPress theme. You’ve literally never seen or used a theme that looks or works like this before. Zeen can quickly be mastered by users of any skill level. Power your creative ideas and create a beautiful, silky-smooth and highly unique magazine, personal blog, newspaper, reviews site or even full blown WooCommerce shop. Ideal for all types of niches, including travel, viral, food and news sites.
Everything in Zeen was completely built from the ground up. This approach allowed the theme to embrace the very latest cutting-edge technologies around, undergo deep design explorations and re-think the established way of doing things. This has resulted in Zeen having incredible performance and is very likely the fastest theme of its kind ever made. Some Zeen demos score a perfect 100/100 score on GTMetrix (links to reports are further down) and the rest are all mid to high 90s. The theme is impressively flexible, intuitive and customisable. Best of all, you can create almost any magazine layout you can imagine without touching a single line of code. Users can become pro users in no time and it is so moldable that even savvy visitors will not be able to tell what theme is being used by simply looking at the site any more.
Zeen was designed by an experienced designer, coded by an experienced coder, optimised by an experienced SEO specialist and all to create an unbeatable product that can help you take your site to a whole new level. Codetipi also provides friendly and helpful customer support. No wonder Codetipi is the #1 rated Power Elite author on Themeforest.
How happy customers use Zeen
Zeen for Magazines, Personal, Blogs, Newspapers or Review sites
Zeen’s groundbreaking design, flexibility and small learning curve make it perfect for sites of any size, from the biggest to the smallest. Zeen is the ideal WordPress theme for any magazine, blog, newspaper, personal diary, photo-stories sites and even full-blown complex WooCommerce shops. It is also can be used as a fully fledged affiliate theme thanks to all the affiliate options and functionality included.
The Zeen demos can all be imported with one click and provides inspiration on how the theme could potentially be used on a site of any niche, including technology, food, videogames, minimal, personal, lifestyle and fashion. Features from the demos can all be mixed and matched too.
Tipi Builder (World Exclusive)
The next generation Tipi Builder app (included free) allows you to turn all your creative ideas into real beautiful layouts that can then be used on your homepage, category pages, tag pages and even custom taxonomies pages.
The Tipi Builder is truly an industry game-changer that will improve your workflow and increase the enjoyment you get from maintaining your site. A lot of site owners generally avoid making changes to their sites (particularly the homepage) out of fear of breaking something or simply because their current method is done through an overly complex builder with clunky user experience. Tipi Builder changes all of this. Starting with a beautiful modern interface that is easy, powerful and pleasure to use. It is 100% frontend and allows users of any level to become pros after one full session. The Tipi Builder opens up new possibilities to calmly experiment with layouts/options as you only need to publish when you are 100% happy and ready. Watch the Tipi Builder In-depth first look video to see it in action. Here are a just a few highlights:
- Possibly the smallest learning curve of any WordPress builder ever made. If you watch the entire intro video here you’ll have all the knowledge you need to use the builder like a pro.
- Everything is included and unlocked. No “locked upgrades” that require a subscription or extra payments to unlock more features.
- Blocks can be set to show posts/pages/products and even custom post types, which if you have any, will automatically appear as an option.
- Blocks look great instantly without having to customise anything or write custom css code.
- Huge amount of blocks out-of-the-box, including ones for grids, sliders, video players, call to action, buttons, Instagram, Twitch livestream, Author, blockquotes, etc. User requests and suggestions will shape the type of blocks added in the future updates.
- Import/Export layouts to quickly re-use your designs, create backups or share with other users.
- Global No Duplicates option
- Each block can be set to load/not load on mobile and load/not load on desktops, allowing you to create completely different desktop/mobile layouts if you wish
- A truly pro premium builder included that anyone can learn to use
- Use the Tipi Builder for your homepage/pages/category/tag/custom taxonomy pages too
- Can be used on a site that uses Gutenberg with no problems
- The most intuitive and advanced builder ever made to quickly create your dream site.
Here are some options in Zeen to help you improve the monetisation of your sites.
- Patreon icons and links
- Sponsored Posts
- Ads can be placed practically anywhere. Including automatic insertion before/middle/end of post content.
- Site Background Ad
- Add stylish affiliate in your review
- Slide In Promo Box
- WooCommerce Quickview functionality
- Add stylish affiliate in your info boxes
- Advanced Newsletter Subscription integration
- Newsletter Subscription appears when user tries to leave site
- Advanced Shop functionality, integration and design
- Beautiful Call To Action Blocks in the Tipi Builder
- Beautiful Button Blocks in the Tipi Builder
Making Zeen the perfect affiliate theme.
Codetipi pioneered the ability to show your trending articles beautifully. Zeen takes it to a next level, with stunning trending megamenus and the ability to make any block in the Tipi Builder show your trending articles (globally or from specific category/tag).
Codetipi pioneered the ability to have completely different articles layouts in the WordPress theme world. Zeen takes it all to new heights, allowing you to create stunning articles every time, in the exact way you want. From minimal text articles to highly-visual photo stories, you can make each article feel the way it was always meant to feel like. No other theme on the market has the flexibility, options and design to create such stunning and special articles so easily.
Here are just a handful of examples:
- Sponsored Post With Sticky Side Info
- Recipe Post
- Paginated Slider Post
- Modern Review #2
- Vertical Image Style #3
- Stunning Full-screen Gallery
- Wide YouTube And Image Embeds
- Vertical Image Style #2
- Video Post Opens in Lightbox
- Special Video Post
- Related Posts Under Header
- Live Blog
- Stylish Product
- Parallax Featured Image and Review
- Modern Review #1
- … And so many more, click here to explore more
Pages can also use Zeen’s advanced featured image style and layout system to make even the most boring of text pages more attractive and engaging.
Fully Responsive and Retina Ready
Visitors expect a great mobile experience and Zeen delivers a silky smooth, clean and modern experience that will leave your visitors impressed. Zeen’s mobile design and features were meticulously designed to look and feel amazing no matter the size or type of the screen. Have a look for yourself, simply open https://codetipi.com/zeen/ on your phone to open different demos.
Zeen comes with an exclusive Sponsored Posts system to add another layer to your site’s monetisation possibilities. You can set the sponsor name, logo and link.
Here are some examples from the demos:
Background Takeover Ad Feature
Zeen allows you to easily set a background image to your site and give it a link to create a background takeover ad. You also have an option to adjust the spacing above the site – perfect for ads that want to show something at the top of the site. The Tipi Builder also has spacing blocks that can be set to be transparent to allow you to see the background ad through the site as you scroll down.
Reading Mode (Daytime and nighttime modes)
Visitors love reading in the dark and many wish they could make the background dark with light text for better readibility. Enter Zeen’s super lightweight Reading Mode feature. With one on/off option you can add a button to the sticky menu that appears when reading an article. This button allows your visitors to change the mode of your article to either be daytime mode (dark text on light background) or nighttime mode (light text on dark background) whenever they want. Your visitors will love your site that bit more.
Infinite loading and scrolling
Using the very latest technologies, Zeen comes with some of the fastest Ajax loading performance ever seen in a theme. Some possibilities include:
- Infinite Post Scroll Loading. When a user reaches the end of a post, instantly load the next one below. You won’t believe how fast it is – Must see: Click here to open Zeen Comics Demo to see it in action
- Infinite Scroll on homepage/tags/categories
- Load More Button on any block on the homepage/tags/categories to load more posts to the page without refreshing
- Load More Button that turns into Infinite Scroll after first click
- Previous/Next Button on any block on the homepage/tags/categories/megamenus/related posts to navigate through posts inside the block
Review Functionality (World Exclusive)
Zeen comes bundled with the incredible and premium Let’s Review plugin. You can see the full presentation showing all the features for Let’s Review by clicking here.
Some Let’s Review feature highlights:
- Choose from several unique high-quality designs for each review
- Monetise your reviews with stylish integrated affiliate buttons that convert well and don’t look spammy
- Allow visitors to leave their own complete review via comments
- Inbuilt rich snippets to show review data in Google/Bing/etc search results
- Add unlimited amount of pros/cons/affiliate buttons to each review
- Set default options for new reviews, including the criterias/design/format/animation/accent color/location/etc.
Zeen is a modern newspaper and reviews theme for 2020 and beyond. It is the ultimate WordPress theme. Get on-board and happy reviewing!
Zeen Mastermind Group
Any Zeen user with a valid license can apply to join the private Zeen Mastermind Community Group. It is a friendly place to discuss, learn, share tips, tricks & Tipi Builder layout files and everything related to Zeen theme. Contact Codetipi to be part of it and join today
Codetipi is the number #1 rated Power Elite Author on all of Themeforest. Friendly and amazing customer support that actually leads to real solutions is one big reason. To get help simply open a ticket here.
Zeen is the first theme in the world to allow for Voice Search. Your Zeen site can now make it possible for potential visitors who ask their smart device about X topic to get an answer from your very own site. (Currently only possible for approved Google news publishers in the us).
Gutenberg is due to be released officially with WordPress 5.0, Zeen embraces Gutenberg and works perfectly with it. Zeen also adds styling to the default Gutenberg blocks to make them nicer.
Sliding Promo Boxes
Zeen comes with a unique sliding promo box system to help you promote anything you’d like to highlight, such as newsletters, banners, messages or announcements.
See examples of it being used for newsletter subscriptions here:
Zeen comes with a unique timed popups to show content after X seconds from the site loading, highly useful for sites looking to increase their Facebook page likes or similar.
See example here:
Top Bar Message
Zeen comes with a unique sliding top bar feature to share announcement, offers or random relevant links, such as a Shop coupons, Patreon links, Facebook Page links, etc.
See examples here:
Watch video that shows how the Top Bar is set up: Zeen Theme Options Video (To only watch Top Bar, skip to 8:10)
Zeen is 100% compatible with WooCommerce and comes with beautiful styling in-built to make your shop sparkle. Zeen also adds powerful extra functionality to it, including lightning-fast Quickview functionality and ajax carts.
See examples here:
Zeen is 100% compatible with AMP and comes with unique functionality to extend the design and improve the feel of your AMP pages.
Zeen is 100% compatible with bbPress and comes with beautiful styling in-built to breathe life into your forums.
See example here:
Zeen is 100% compatible with BuddyPress and supports all modern BuddyPress features. Including, profile cover functionality. Zeen comes with beautiful styling in-built for your BuddyPress to breathe new life into your community.
When you first install Zeen, you will be presented by a first-time set up wizard. The first step in the wizard allows you to install a fully-functional Zeen Child-theme. Even if you don’t plan on adding customisations or don’t know what a child-theme really does, it is highly recommended to always use a child-theme, and the wizard makes it easier than ever to install. You can watch a narrated Zeen installation tutorial video here.
Zeen is supports all major modern browsers and embraces the latest browser technologies to perform at the highest possible level, with silky smooth animations, interactions and speed.
SEO and HTML5
Zeen was coded by an SEO specialist with vast experience, meaning everything is set as it should be Zeen, with valid HTML5 markup and best practices. It passes the official W3 Validation Tool test with zero errors.
Search Engines such as Google, use the loading speed of a site as a metric for their rankings. Zeen’s approach and performance is practically unbeatable with some demos scoring a perfect 100/100, meaning Zeen increases the chances search engines will rank your site higher.
One Click Demo Imports
Zeen has a modern set up wizard that allows you to import the content/widgets/theme options (each part is optional) of every single Zeen demo with one click. Watch the installation video to see it in action. You can mix and match any of the elements seen across any of the demos, as they are all built using the theme’s features.
Zeen is an extremely powerful WordPress theme and has a huge amount of features. It is coded extremely cleanly and smartly, meaning it has amazing performance, and thanks to this, you will likely be able to reduce the number of plugins you have installed.
Plugins are not inherently bad, but the coding quality of free plugins varies and bad code can badly affect performance so it’s recommended that if Zeen has a particular feature, use that instead of plugins.
All of Zeen demos score very highly in website speed tests, in fact, multiple of the demos actually score a perfect 100/100 score – you can see Zeen speed reports here.
Zeen does not store any personal data, but does come with options to help with the process of complying with GDPR. Examples include that you can add a required checkbox to the registration modal. You can enter the text and the url of the text that appears next to the checkbox giving you complete control.
If you find there is another location/element that could do with extra options, please open a ticket in support with the information.
Upgrading to Zeen is easy. But it’s even easier with the migration tool. It just takes a few clicks to migrate data from other themes to Zeen. Migrate your review, audio, gallery, video data and convert featured image styles (hero styles) of your posts/pages to Zeen’s closest equivalent.
Post Heart Like Count
If you enable the like functionality and a user clicks on the heart, the counter value for that post will increase by one. To stop users from voting multiple times, a cookie is used with the post ID, so the theme knows not to show the like functionality to that user for that post again.
In Zeen > Theme Options > Mail Subscriptions – f you enable the ‘Trigger When Leaving Site’ option. You will see a new option appear called ‘Disable After User Closure’, if this option is also enabled then when user tries to leave the site, the newsletter popup will appear. If the user closes it, a cookie will be set with a true value to know to not show that user that popup in that way again.
In Zeen > Theme Options > Timed Popup – if you enable the ‘Timed Popup’ option. You will see a new option appear called ‘Disable After User Closure’, if this option is also enabled then when the popup appears and the user closes it, a cookie will be set with a true value to know to not show that user that popup in that way again.
Sliding Promo Boxes
In Zeen > Theme Options > Sliding Promo Box – if you enable the Sliding Promo Boxes you will see a new option appear called ‘Disable After User Closure’, if this option is also enabled then when the sliding promo box appears and the user closes it, a cookie will be set with a true value to know to not show that user that box again.
Top Bar Message
In Zeen > Theme Options > Top Bar Message – if you enable the ‘Top Bar Message’ option. You will see a new option appear called ‘Disable After User Closure’, if this option is also enabled then when the top bar message appears and the user closes it, a cookie will be set with a true value to know to not show that user that top bar message again.
Other General Features
Zeen has so many powerful options and clever features, you really need to click around inside the demos to explore them all. Here is small list of random general features:
- Lightning fast Live Search Ajax in two styles: Full-screen modal or dropdown
- Login Screen Logo And Dark Skin Design
- Compatible with latest PHP versions, including PHP 7.3
- Tipi Font with multiple custom exclusive icons (Included Free)
- Tipi Builder Blocks to showcase any image shape: Landscape, portrait or square images.
- Built-in Middle Of Content “See also” block
- Automatic Retina Images
- Modern Schema Integration
- Main menu can have a logo in multiple designs, including an option to make it hang off of the main menu for a stylish effect.
- You can set any site width you like
- Blank page template included (no Header or footer loaded) for advanced users who want to build something on a blank canvas
- Modern, easy and powerful fully-frontend theme options that lets you visualise every change you make before having to publish the changes
- Theme options changes can be saved as drafts or scheduled to publish at X date
- Highly responsive design. Looks great on every screen size and type
- Extra clean, ultra modern and unrivalled dynamic design
- Optional separate logo to appear in main navigation bar
- Integrated breadcrumb with rich snippet data
- Option to turn on/off hover zoom effects on sliders/grids
- Option to turn off By Line completely, or just disable specific parts of the By Line (Author, Date, Category, Comments)
- Background Ads (clickable site background on the sides/above) system to increase monetisation possibilities
- Completely Retina Ready (HD theme)
- Zeen is WPML compatible and translation ready. Comes with .mo/.po files to easily translate into any language. Spanish, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian (Bokmål), Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish and French are already translated & included.
- RTL ready. If your site uses an RTL language, the theme will automatically adapt to be RTL
- Boxed Or Full-Width options for every major block
- Unique mega menu system with multiple options to make each menu different
- Login With Ajax integration and gorgeous styling
- World-exclusive Tipi Builder bundled in
- Built-in Gutenberg styling
- To Top button option designs
- Post Like (Heart) system to show which posts your visitors love the most. Optional.
- Set up to 3 fonts and specify which one the different site elements use (Limit of 3 different fonts is set for performance reasons, as more than that can make your site really slow)
- Access to the all Google fonts http://www.google.com/fonts
- Access to the Typekit fonts https://typekit.com/
- Can also use custom/self-hosted fonts
- Option to turn off About The Author box in theme options and override option in individual posts
- Integrated related posts with multiple design options
- All demos are included with every purchase so you can easily import them to play around.
- Integrated lightweight tooltip with multiple options
- Integrated stylish lightbox
- Paginated posts and pages
- SEO-Ready. Theme coded by SEO specialist, meaning everything is set as it should be.
- Zero errors on the official W3 Validation Tool
- Supreme performance, multiple Zeen demos score a perfect 100/100 score.
- Custom Sidebars for your categories, tags, custom taxonomies, posts, pages or homepage.
- Schema Review Rich Snippet Microdata
- Schema Author Rich Snippet Microdata
- Detailed documentation that will continually get updated as users ask different things.
Zeen comes with a plethora of social networks at your disposal. These include: Tiktok, Facebook, Patreon, Unsplash, Mixcloud, Bandcamp, Instagram, Twitter, Twitch, Pinterest, Spotify, Apple Music, Youtube, Steam, Linkedin, Dribbble, Medium, Discord, Vimeo, RSS, Tumblr, Telegram, VK, QQ, Weibo and Whatsapp.
Zeen was strictly coded following WordPress’ coding standards and best practices to ensure extremely high compatibility rates with almost any plugin. In other words, if a plugin works on TwentySeventeen theme (WordPress default theme), then you can be 99.9% certain it will work the same in Zeen. If you find a plugin incompatible with Zeen for whatever reason, simply contact Codetipi with the details and if it is a theme issue, it will 100% be fixed.
Here is a very small list of some plugins that the theme has been tested with:
- Co-Authors Plus
- SEO by Yoast
- Visual Composer
- Duplicate Posts
- Wp Use Avatar
- Simple Local Avatars
- Force Regenerate Thumbnails
- Login With Ajax
- WordPress Social Login
- Facebook Comments
- Instant articles
- MailChimp For WP
- Contact Form 7
- Let’s Review
- Let’s Info Up
- Let’s Live Blog
Right To Left (RTL)
The theme is RTL-ready, meaning that if your site is set to use a Right To Left language, the theme will automatically work in RTL, you don’t need to do anything.
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Suggestions for future updates? Help shape Zeen’s future.
Zeen was built for you. Every single customer suggestion/request will be considered and many will be implemented. Zeen is going to keep adding new amazing goodies and your suggestions will shape the direction. So make sure to join the Zeen mastermind community group (Free to join with a valid license) and get involved. Zeen is here for the long term.
WordPress Magazine Theme
Zeen is a next generation news and personal blog WordPress Theme for 2020. Don’t miss out, upgrade today:
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Version 184.108.40.206 – 25th September 2020
- Fix: Zeen Engine v2.6.4 issue when Jetpack running
- Updated Plugin: Zeen Engine v2.6.5
Version 3.9.6 – 25th September 2020
- New: Theme Options > Let’s Review: Options to globally override review accent color (Use Zeen Category Accent Color or Custom Color)
- Improved: Database Perfomance: Individual Zeen post options will not save to the database unless user changes each one
- Improved: Dark Mode: When visitor activates dark mode and changes page (or refreshes) there is no more white flashes anymore
- Improved: WooCommerce: Products with “Catalog Visibility” setting set to “Hidden” will not appear in Tipi Builder blocks
- Fix: Certain Base Header designs weren’t showing menu item background color on hover
- Fix: Gallery full screen feature layer order
- Fix: Video Post Design height issue
- Updated Plugin: Zeen Engine v2.6.4
- Updated Plugin: Let’s Info Up v1.3.5
- Updated Plugin: Let’s Review v3.2.7
Version 3.9.5 – 23rd September 2020
- Improved: Tipi Builder: All grid blocks now have access to parallax option
- Improved: Tipi Builder: Twitch block now always gets correct parent site url (single or multisite)
- Improved: Ajax infinite post load now passes url without site base to Google Analytics
- Improved: Post Format Video responsiveness for niche/unique services
- Fix: Fixed Let’s Review notices in WordPress 5.5
- Fix: Removed Gallery “Full screen” button on mobile devices
- Fix: Google Analytics url tweaked
- Updated Plugin: Let’s Review v3.2.6
- Updated Plugin: Zeen Engine v2.6.3
Version 3.9.4 – 19th August 2020
- New: Tipi Builder Block: Columns (2): New column width options
- New: Filter to set your own SVG reaction emojis. See documentation for details.
- Improved: Typography fonts logic
- Fix: Zeen Stylish Posts Widget: Omit Current Post option wasn’t saving correct selection
- Fix: Light background of mobile slide in menu was invisible in dark mode
- Updated Plugin: Zeen Engine v2.6.2
Version 3.9.3 – 12th August 2020
- Improved: Appearance > Menus: Custom Links with url set to #subscribe, #lwa or #search will now open the relevant modal
- Improved: Zeen WooCommerce Quickview: Variable products now show add to cart
- Improved: Updated deprecated jQuery code
- Improved: Changed logo code that helps improve Web Vitals score to “opt-in”. If your image was distorted in v3.9, then your raw logo image is incorrect. See documentation’s Perfomance > Google Web Vitals for more details.
- Fix: WooCommerce Archive layout broken if Tipi Quickview and Ajax Add to Cart options disabled
Version 3.9.2 – 9th August 2020
- Improved: WooCommerce: Variation products add to cart layout
- Fix: One of the post hero designs wasn’t showing properly
- Fix: Let’s Info Up not appearing properly during infinite post loads
- Updated Plugin: Let’s Info Up v1.3.4
Version 3.9.1 – 7th August 2020
- New: Theme Options > Typography > Font Sizes: Excerpt font size
- Improved: Classic Block Title Design 3 styling
- Improved: Script loading intelligence
- Fix: Let’s Review bar animations quirk
- Updated: Plugin: Let’s Review v3.2.2
Version 3.9.0 – 5th August 2020
- New: Demo: Freebies
- New: Demo: Symmetry
- New: Demo: The World Times
- New: Theme Options > Header > Header Base & Logo: Header Call To Action button options
- New: Theme Options > Header > Secondary Menu: Border options
- New: Theme Options > Mail Subscriptions > Timer options to trigger modal after x seconds
- New: Theme Options > Posts > Related Posts Block: Location option (After Article / After Article and Sidebar area)
- New: Theme Options > Posts > Related Posts Block: Show Ajax Arrows option
- New: Theme Options > Footer: Number of widget columns on mobile (1 or 2)
- New: Tipi Builder: Text Editor: Links can now be set to “Open In New Tab” and “nofollow”
- New: Tipi Builder: Some Classic Blocks: Mobile Design option
- New: Tipi Builder: Call To Action block: Responsive height options
- New: Tipi Builder: Classic Blocks of 3/4/5: Image Shape option (No Crop)
- New: Filter to use Rank Math’s breadcrumbs (See documentation for simple instructions)
- New: Filter to change “Reading Mode” title (See documentation for simple instructions)
- New: Theme Options > Typography: Underline Options: Article Text Links
- New: Theme Options > Header > Main Menu: Current Date option
- New: Theme Options: Reddit social network in missing places
- New: Theme filter to change Megamenu post titles HTML markup. See documentation for more details.
- Improved: Zeen Lazyload now works on picture tags (webp).
- Improved: Zeen Lazyload now applies to Tipi Builder Ad block (manual image uploads only).
- Improved: Added filters to programatically override retina logo and alternate logos (dark mode). See documentation for more info.
- Improved: Dark mode logo swap now works for webp logos
- Improved: Implementation of cutting-edge framework that boosts performance of sticky, parallax, etc elements.
- Improved: Instagram plugin styling improved on mobile
- Improved: Tipi Builder: Video Block: Clicking on any part of mini thumbnails plays video
- Improved: Tipi Builder: The Builder Block Name of the block you are editing appears in the sidebar’s top panel
- Improved: Lazyload performance boost
- Improved: WooCommerce styling details
- Fix: WooCommerce: Zeen’s ajax remove from cart now fully functional with latest WooCommerce (No need for extra code fixes)
- Fix: Italic Google fonts set, such as “400 italic” weren’t loading as italics
- Fix: Zeen Stylish Posts Widget: All Time trending wasn’t actually “all time”
- Fix: Sticky block with another block on top sometimes broke stickiness
- Fix: White Megamenu post titles were invisible when dark mode activate
- Fix: Tipi Builder: Text Editor Toolbar had a bug affecting performance
- Fix: Tipi Builder: Mini CTA block: Missing new responsive font size options
- Fix: Like system: Liking multiple posts on same page only locked last element clicked for visitor. Meaning visitor could like element more than once.
- Fix: Some To Top button designs in specific footer designs were being squished.
- Fix: Background Ad Takeover: Still outputting everywhere even if set to “homepage only”
- Updated: Plugin: Let’s Info Up v1.3.3
- Updated: Plugin: Let’s Review v3.2.2
- Updated: Plugin: Zeen Engine v2.6.1
Version 3.8.1 – 30th June 2020
- Improved: Sticky Middle Block: On mobile the sticky post was overlapping and hiding a title
- Improved: Text Editor block: Adding blank space under Headings (H1/H2/H3) was too tall.
- Improved: Documentation: Hooks + Filters made clearer
- New: Documentation: Hooks: Add Custom Elements To Bylines filter
- Fixed: Certain header combinations side spacing
- Fixed: Title was smaller than normal
Version 3.8.0 – 27th June 2020
- New: Compatibility with “Customizer Search” plugin. Allows you to quickly find specific options in the Theme options panel
- New: Compatibility with “Simple Primary Category” plugin. Allows you to set a primary category to posts without the need for Yoast SEO plugin
- New: Tipi Builder: New Block: Custom Grid: Set custom images, text, etc. Perfect for linking to Category/Tags/Social Pages/call to actions, etc
- New: Tipi Builder Toolbar: New tools (Bullet list/number list/Line Height/etc)
- New: Tipi Builder: Call To Action blocks: Responsive font size option for title and content
- New: Tipi Builder: Text block refactored and renamed to Text Editor
- New: Tipi Builder: Call To Action Block: Set different title locations for desktop/mobile
- Tipi Builder: Sticky Middle and Mix C blocks: Option to change position of wide column
- New: Theme Options > Header > Header Base & Logo: New Header design: Full Menus on either side of logo
- New: Theme Options > Header > Header Base & Logo: Reverse Secondary Menu Contents (Used to reverse position of social icons and menu items)
- New: Theme Options > Header > Header Base & Logo: Reverse Main Menu Contents – Only applies to some header designs. (Used to reverse position of social icons and menu items)
- New: Theme Options > Author Page: Option to change author box styling (dark/light)
- New: Theme Options > Let’s Review section
- New: Theme Options > Let’s Review: Show Scores Outside Post option
- New: Theme Options > White Label section
- New: Documentation: White Label section
- New: Documentation: Instagram Feed explanation updated for latest Instagram API changes
- New: Post: Listable: Standard Listicle Design (One page list)
- New: Post: Listable: Countdown order: 1, 2, 3 or 3, 2, 1
- New: New Review Type option: Visitor Comment Reviews (Big thanks to Stefan for funding the development of this feature)
- New: New shortcode to get visitor comment review average final score: [letsreviewcommentaveragefinalscore postid=123] (Big thanks to Stefan for funding the development of this feature)
- New: Tipi Builder: Grid Of 3 Alt block
- New: Tipi Builder: Grids: Flip design option
- New: Theme Options > Typography > Font Sizes: Copyright Line, Footer/Main Menu/Secondary Menu Social Icons, Mobile Header Icons font size options
- New: Tipi Builder: Search Block: Animation options
- Improved: Tipi Builder Performance
- Improved: Google Fonts Performance
- Improved: Slight overall performance boost
- Improved: Side Gallery Feature: Images now openable in lightbox
- Improved: Sticky Middle and Mix C blocks: Middle post is now newest post
- Improved: Sticky Middle Block: Renamed to Sticky Big Post block
- Improved: Updated Twitch streams to latest Twitch requirements
- Improved: Posts: Sticky Details feature: You can now use HTML in Title/Content options
- Improved: Block Hoverer: Each post space tile is now fully clickable
- Improved: Secondary Menu: Can now use megamenu system
- Improved: AMP: Video Post Formats now output video in AMP
- Improved: Icons/Image review box outside of post styling
- Improved: A few other styling details
- Improved: Some styling details for WooCommerce
- Improved: Post List featured renamed Listicle
- Fix: Tipi Builder Gallery Block: Enabling Lightbox option made any captions in the gallery look strange
- Fix: Archives: Layouts in infinite pagination would load excerpts even if it was disabled
- Fix: Author Archive Page: Some layouts were broken. If using full screen layout, the author box will appear on top of posts automatically
- Fix: Tipi Builder: Text block strange bugs (disappearing text when deleting lines, etc)
- Updated: Documentation
- Updated: Plugin: Let’s Social Count v1.1.7
- Updated: Plugin: Let’s Info Up v.1.3.2
- Updated: Plugin: Let’s Review v3.2
- Updated: Plugin: Zeen Engine v2.6
Version 3.7.3 – 14th May 2020
- New: Theme Options > Global Options: “Archive Blocks Change Browser URL When Scrolling During Infinite Scroll/Load More” option
- New: Let’s Review > Options: Up Down Thumb Votes in Normal Comments option
- Improved: Pages now have access to Zeen Subtitle option
- Improved: Pages now have access to Let’s Info Up metabox
- Improved: Some styling detail of grids with arrow pagination enabled and no title (See Zeen Minimal demo main grid for example)
- Improved: Some minor styling details
- Improved: Custom post types/taxonomy archive default titles no longer prefix the taxonomy type before the title
- Fixed: Some background image settings weren’t saving due to incorrect security protocol running
- Fixed: Archive blocks with excerpt/byline options turned off still showed them during infinite scroll/load more pagination
- Updated: Plugin: Let’s Info Up v1.3.1
- Updated: Plugin: Zeen Engine v2.5.5
- Updated: Plugin: Let’s Review v3.1.7
Version 3.7.2 – 9th May 2020
- New: Theme Options > Posts: 5 New Reaction Emojis (Sad, cry, angry, kiss & money)
- New: Theme Options > Typography > Font Sizes: Breadcrumbs
- New: Theme Options > Posts: Hero Image Click Opens Lightbox
- Improved: Zeen backend options: When you add self-hosted video/audio to option: A thumbnail + X (remove) icon will appear.
- Improved: Zeen Theme Options: Post share blocks now preview properly
- Improved: Crossorigin attribute added to font
- Fix: Blocks set to only appear on mobile weren’t showing video media button on mobile
- Fix: Reading bar wasn’t visible
- Fix: Self Hosted video dark media design: Spacing below video
- Updated: Google Fonts list updated to include all latest additions
- Updated: Plugin: Let’s Review v3.1.6
- Updated: Plugin: Zeen Engine v2.5.4
Version 3.7.1 – 30th April 2020
- Fix: is_product() method on non-WooCommerce sites
Version 3.7.0 – 29th April 2020
- New: Grid and Slider new hover animation options: Rotate Left / Rotate Right
- New: Tipi Builder: Social Icons Block: TikTok option
- Improved: Live Search: Typing detection improved
- Improved: French translation – Thanks Leo
- Improved: Russian Translation 100% completed. Thanks Rostislav
- Improved: Accessibility on empty links
- Improved: Dark Mode: Mobile headers set to Light option: Icons weren’t changing color
- Improved: Menu Icons wih text titles inherit the typography settings of the menu
- Improved: Mobile Bottom Share Bar: Won’t appear on posts with no content
- Improved: Slight database performance boost if using custom background images for various elements
- Improved: Slight load performance boost from font loading
- Fix: Tipi Builder: Classic Big Block: When set to show full post content, load more results would show excerpt
- Fix: Tipi Builder blocks background: Content Area Background setting wasn’t applying correct background color
- Fix: Edit With Tipi Builder button in admin bar missing
- Fix: One of the classic block layouts didn’t have the image effects applying
- Fix: Mobile Header Design 3: Logo appeared twice
- Fix: Archive layouts with specific image shape setting + ajax pagaination now loads correct image shape for new posts
- Updated: Plugin: Zeen Engine v2.5.3
Version 3.6.7 – 8th April
- New: Theme Options > Global Options: Show current Post/Page name in Breadcrumbs option
- New: Tipi Builder > Default Posts Block: Exclude X category/s option
- New: Tipi Builder: Text alignment now has justify option
- New: Let’s Review now has migration option from Divi reviews
- Improve: Styling details on tablet
- Improve: Styling details on footer 6
- Improve: Menu bold settings now apply to Subscribe button text too
- Improve: Block with “Full content” excerpt now loads all styling correctly
- Fix: Tipi Builder: Gallery Block wasn’t outputting title/subtitle
- Fix: Cookies to stop certain elements from appearing to visitors weren’t applying site-wide
- Fix: Tipi Builder on WooCommerce category pages: Extra bit of spacing on the sides
- Fix: Tipi Builder edit button appeared on admin bar incorrectly (button only refreshed page due to this)
- Updated: Plugin: Let’s Review v3.1.5
- Updated: Plugin: Zeen Engine v2.5.2
Version 3.6.6 – 28th March 2020
- New: Theme Options > Mobile Devices: If “Custom” background set to mobile header, you will see a new on/off option called “Change in dark mode”
- New: Theme Options > Mobile Devices: Alternative logo options for dark mode
- New: Theme Options > Header > Main Menu: If “Custom” background set, you will see a new on/off option called “Change in dark mode”
- Fix: Podcast mode activated on new posts
- Fix: Clickable background takeover ad on posts
Version 3.6.5 – 26th March 2020
- New: Filter to override related posts query
- Improve: Further styling improvements to dark mode on different set ups
- Improve: Styling spacing of sidebars on small mobiles
- Fix: Trending query was being blocked
Version 3.6.4 – 25th March 2020
- New: Theme Options > Header > Header Base & logo: If “Custom” background set, you will see a new on/off option called “Change in dark mode”
- New: Theme Options > Footer: If “Custom” background set, you will see a new on/off option called “Change in dark mode”
- New: Tipi Builder: All slider blocks: Option to set image shape
- New: Theme Options > Mobile Devices: Text logo color option
- Improved: Theme Options > Typography: Text logo color option moved to Theme Options > Header Base & Logo section
- Fix: Color styling in certain block titles
Version 3.6.3 – 24th March 2020
- New: Theme Options > Posts: Related Posts Block: Option to show posts from X days/months only
- New: Theme Options > Mobile Devices: Option to set Text Logo in mobile header
- New: Theme Options > General Options: Comment Reply Form Location (Above or Below comments)
- New: Theme Options > Typography > Font Colors: Options to control some text colors in dark mode
- New: Pages: Shape Divider option for featured image
- Improved: Theme Options > Typography: Section has been split into multiple sub sections (Sizes/colors/etc)
- Improved: Contact forms styling in dark mode
- Improved: Tipi Builder: Offset + Trending filter combination
- Improved: Audio/Video Post Formats: You can now use any valid oembed source for external media url
- Improved: Some styling details
- Fix: Tipi Builder: Image Block: Images weren’t being refreshed to show new/updated image
- Fix: Footer Mobile Widget Area not showing
- Updated: Plugin: Zeen Engine v2.5.1
Version 3.6.2 – 20th March 2020
- New: Theme Options > Posts: Comments (global on/off switch)
- Improved: Dark mode applies to all headers/footers
- Improved: Theme Options > Header > Header Base & Logo: Option to explicitly activate the text logo (only visible if no image logo set)
- Fix: Some mobile headers weren’t showing mobile header dark mode button
- Fix: Certain megamenu designs that should show media icon, weren’t showing it
- Fix: Tipi Builder: Category + Tag combined option would reset to Category only upon refresh
Version 3.6.1 – 18th March 2020
- Fix: Loading of correct thumbnail size in some layouts
Version 3.6.0 – 17th March 2020
- New: Theme Options > Posts: Emoji React Block (Two different emoji designs, selectable emotions)
- New: TikTok social icon (all locations)
- New: Viber share button
- New: Users > Your Profile: TikTok user profile option
- New: Two new hero designs
- New: Post: Zeen post options: Podcast Mode option (Changes Byline “By” to “Hosted By”)
- New: Tipi Builder block: Search form
- New: Option to control image shape to standard archives (not ones built with Tipi Builder)
- New: Theme Options: All byline settings: Updated Date option
- New: Theme Options: Dark Mode Button: All icon locations (header/mobile/menus)
- New: Theme Options > Classic Blocks/Grids/Slider: Read More button design options
- New: Theme Options > Posts: Separate design option for Before content/After content/Under Title sharing blocks
- New: Theme Options > Posts: Next Post Auto Load – Load “Start Of Content” Ad
- New: Theme Options > Posts: Show floating social sharing (Only for certain post layouts)
- New: Theme Options > Mobile Devices: Options to add or remove Search/Login/Hamburger/Cart icons to mobile header
- New: New filter to exclude certain categories from loading when infinite post scrolling (See docs)
- New: Tipi Builder: Shape dividers color override option
- New: Zeen Stylish Posts Widget: Option to omit current post
- Improved: Dark Mode now uses cookie to save visitor setting
- Improved: Dark Mode can now be applied on any page
- Improved: Progress bar now visible on mobile header
- Improved: Special post header spacing details
- Improved: IE11 compatibility improved
- Improved: Top Bar Message: Can now use Shortcodes
- Improved: Grid of 1 image size when used in small columns
- Improved: Minor BbPress styling details
- Improved: Russian Translation (Thanks Nicko!)
- Improved: WPML compatibility improved
- Fix: Mobile Header Design 3 missing logo
- Fix: One of the header designs wasn’t showing Cart icon if enabled
- Fix: Source/Via functionality not loading in auto load next posts
- Fix: Text Logo Header Spacing in certain header designs
- Fix: Tipi Builder: Offset option now also works when ordering by “Popular”
- Fix: Tipi Builder: Button block reverting to large size after refresh
- Fix: Tipi Builder: Extra scrolling visible in mobile mode (only happened inside Tipi Builder)
- Updated: All latest Google Fonts added
- Updated: Plugin: Let’s Info Up 1.3
- Updated: Plugin: Zeen Engine 2.5
- Updated: Documentation
Version 3.5.2 – 19th February 2020
- New: Theme Options > Posts: Medium Hero Design Height (Cropped/Uncropped)
- Theme Options > Global Options: Change browser URL for Infinite Scrolls
- Updated: Plugin: Zeen Engine v2.4.3
Due to Themeforest’s character limit, the numerous other updates can’t be written here. To see the complete changelog you can go to your Backend > Zeen > Welcome page
v1.0.0 – 15 October 2018
- Initial Release
Big thanks to the lovely Scatter Jar people for sharing such beautiful free food photographs, keep it up guys!
However, all the images used on the demo sites are only for demonstration purposes only. All images are licensed and have permission of usage. None of the images are included with the theme nor are they available to import with the one-click import.
Another shout out to Mikros.