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Align v1.6.1

This maintenance release fixes priority issues which have been reported by our customers (thank you, all!) Please reference the changelog to learn about everything included in the previous v1.6 major release.

Fixed

  • Missing translations in section and block settings
  • Predictive search functionality issues in the main navigation section
  • Price range filter issue when applied filter does not match any products

Improved

  • Fallback settings for cards using "default" and "theme setting" image aspect ratio settings
  • Styling of Slideshow section cards on mobile devices
  • Styling of the Rich text block with a specific combination of section settings
  • Styling of the Variant picker block on mobile devices

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Align v1.6

This major release provides significant refinement and control to the Align theme and fixes priority issues which have been reported by our customers (thank you, all!) This is our biggest release to date and we appreciate everyone's patience as we ensure the highest level of quality.

We're most excited to launch our new color and image-based variant interfaces for Product templates โ€” check out the improved Variant block in the Product information section! This leverages the recent updates Shopify has made to swatch handling, but we've added a few of our own concepts and settings: we're loving this additional flexibility, but we'd love to get any/all feedback as you start to implement this in your stores. (Next up: we'll be implementing these swatch filters in Collections! ๐Ÿ‘€)

This release also includes our fifth major round of theme localization support, including support for English (GB), Finnish, Indonesian, Polish, and Swedish languages (๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช). This is in addition to the languages added in our previous major releases (๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ) and brings us to a total of twenty-five supported languages!

Beyond that, we've added additional powerful new theme, section, and block settings throughout and we've continued to optimize our underlying codebase to continue launching exciting new updates in our next major releases.

This is Align's sixth major release, and our fourteenth overall since Align went live. Please reference the changelog to learn about everything included in in previous v1.5 release!

We'd once again like to thank our customers for your trust and patience in our work. As always, we are here to help and we welcome your feedback! Please donโ€™t hesitate to reach out with any/all questions, comments, or concerns. Your feedback is helping to build a better theme.

Added

  • New section: Buttons; a simple section to display a row or column of buttons
  • New interface and theme settings: Color and Image swatch variants in Product information section
  • Accordion block: New video controls setting
  • Accordion: Heading alignment setting
  • All cards: Added "default" image setting (i.e. natural aspect ratio)
  • All cards: Border color setting
  • Banner: New border setting
  • Banner: New mobile Background video setting
  • Buttons: New XS style
  • Buttons: New setting to open link in new tab
  • Collections: Added 'Sort by' interface on mobile
  • Collections: New 'Out of stock' product handling setting
  • Discovery: Conditional section groups
  • Featured product: Added Column width options
  • Footer: Mobile alignment setting in all blocks
  • Heading section/block: Include all header settings
  • Heading: Add button link target
  • Image/video block: New overlay color/gradient setting
  • Multicolumn: Add Heading block and audit alignment settings
  • Products: New color swatch variant interface and settings
  • Products: New image swatch variant interface and settings
  • Theme defaults: New 'Add to cart' default text setting
  • Theme defaults: New 'Subscribe' button default text setting

Improved

  • Accordion: Improve tag filtering
  • Accordion: Improve video border radius
  • All cards: Improve card and image border radius
  • Article cards: Improve cta width
  • Article cards: Improve text display logic
  • Articles: Improve product sniffer logic to only display unique products
  • Banners: Improved image settings
  • Banners: Open link in new window
  • Blogs: Improve tag filtering
  • Collage: Improve image block display
  • Collection filter: Conditional clear button
  • Collection filter: Improve availability filter
  • Collection filter: UI display settings
  • Collection: Improve filters border radius
  • Collection: Improve hover UX in "Showing" UI
  • Collections: Deep audit of filters JavaScript
  • Collections: Improve 'Sort by' dropdown functionality
  • Collections: Improve filter stickiness when fixed sticky nav setting is enabled
  • Email signup: Improve email signup error message handling
  • Email signup: Improve tablet size display
  • Featured collection: Improve pagination logic
  • Footer blocks: Deep audit of all layout settings for all blocks
  • Hero - Basic: Improve overlay z-index logic
  • Hero: Improve share/print icon layout
  • Image blocks: Improve alignment layout
  • Image section/block: Audit rounded corners style
  • Image/video: Mobile aspect ratio
  • Logo list: Audit presets
  • Main navigation: Deep banner audit
  • Main navigation: Improved menu column layout logic
  • Main navigation: Improved nested menu display
  • Product cards: Improve price display logic
  • Product cards: Improve tablet/in-between layout display
  • Product cards: Various price, sale, availability improvements
  • Product information: Audit Shopify subscriptions app
  • Product information: Deep block audit
  • Product information: Improved availability message on unavailable variant selection
  • Product information: Improved button sizes
  • Product information: Improved price update on variant selection
  • Product information: Improved sticky Add to cart interface
  • Product information: Improved unavailable variant logic
  • Products: Improve unavailable variants handling
  • Rich text: Audit button layout
  • Search: Various UX improvements
  • Slideshow: Banner block aspect ratio fix
  • Testimonials: Custom icon and color settings
  • Testimonials: Improved logic to handle testimonials without associated product
  • Variant selector: Color Swatch UI
  • Video block/section: Improved handling of custom poster size
  • Video: Audit alternative aspect ratios
  • WYSIWYG: Better image height logic

Fixed

  • Accordions: Audit dynamic content edgecase
  • Banners: Fix video background image fit
  • Buttons: Audit secondary style borders
  • CSS: Fix CSS issue in the Dark preset
  • Collection cards: Audit aspect ratio overrides
  • Collections: Fix anchored submenu flickering on mobile Safari
  • Collections: Fix filters 'Clear all' sort-by query
  • Main navigation: Fix CSS z-index issues
  • Main navigation: Fix layout issue when the header is not fixed
  • Main navigation: Fix menu auto-close bug
  • Main navigation: Predictive search overlay not closing correctly on menu click
  • Overlays: Fix 'blur' effect display issue
  • Price range filter: Fix Firefox display bug
  • Price range filter: Update missing โ€œuses_comma_decimalsโ€ conditional
  • Product cards: Remove selected_or_first_available_variant from url
  • Search results: Fix sidebar empty links
  • Slideshow text control: Broken layout fix
  • Video block: Fix YouTube embed code error

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Align v1.5.2

This maintenance release fixes priority issues which have been reported by our customers (thank you, all!)

Fixed

  • Issue with the predictive search overlaying elements on mobile screens
  • Issue with the empty predictive search sidebar links
  • Issue with the price range filter when comma-separated currencies are used in a store
  • Issue with the sticky subheader animation on iOS devices

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Align v1.5.1

This maintenance release fixes priority issues which have been reported by our customers (thank you, all!)

Improved

  • Sale badge takes priority over others on product cards for better product merchandising accuracy

Fixed

  • Issue with the mobile menu closing
  • Issue with the banner default aspect ratio setting
  • Issue with the footer navigation blocks in the theme editor
  • Issue with element height in the collage and multicolumn sections
  • Wrong label in the theme editor for the top mobile padding section setting

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Align v1.5

This major release provides additional refinement and control to the Align theme and fixes priority issues which have been reported by our customers (thank you, all!)

We've added powerful new theme, section, and block settings throughout the theme and we've continued to optimize our underlying codebase to prepare for some exciting new updates in our next major release.

This release also includes our fourth major round of theme localization support, including support for Korean, Norwegian, Russian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese languages (๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ). This is in addition to the languages added in our previous major releases (๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท) and brings us to a total of twenty supported languages.

This is Align's fifth major release, and our eleventh overall since Align went live. Please reference the changelog to learn about everything included in in previous v1.4 release!

We'd once again like to thank our customers for your trust and patience in our work. As always, we are here to help and we welcome your feedback! Please donโ€™t hesitate to reach out with any/all questions, comments, or concerns. Your feedback is helping to build a better theme.

Added

  • Support for customizing how filters are displayed when no matching products are found in a store using the Shopify Search & Discovery app
  • Ability to adjust the padding of the Main navigation section allowing control over Main navigation height
  • Setting to hide video controls in the product gallery
  • Setting to control the product gallery display on mobile
  • Slideshow option for the Testimonial section
  • Ability to add inline icons to an Accordion block title
  • Ability to link content in the Icon with text block
  • Theme settings to customize the display of Collection cards
  • Theme localization for Korean, Norwegian, Russian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese languages (๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ)

Improved

  • Better dynamic calculation of Menu and Predictive search block position relative to the Main navigation bar on mobile
  • Mobile predictive search layout
  • Minor styling improvements in sections and blocks
  • Product gallery video controls
  • Removed Hero section template restrictions

Fixed

  • Mobile Menu and Predictive search close UX
  • Banner section aspect ratio settings
  • Cart and mini-cart special order insructions
  • Submenu flickering on Safari
  • Heading type control in the Hero section

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Align v1.4

This major release provides additional refinement and control to the Align theme and fixes priority issues which have been reported by our customers (thank you, all!)

We've added powerful new theme, section, and block settings throughout the theme, and we've added a few new templates to show off the power and flexibility of Align. We're also excited to launch a full overhaul of our Predictive search system, which will provide better performance and customization, and paves the way for some exciting new features in our next major release.

This release also includes our third major round of theme localization support, including support for Danish, Greek, Hindi, and Turkish languages (๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท). This is in addition to the languages added in our previous major releases (๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท) and brings us to a total of fifteen supported languages.

This is Align's fourth major release, and our tenth overall since Align went live. Please reference the changelog to learn about everything included in v1.3!

We'd once again like to thank our customers for your trust and patience in our work. As always, we are here to help and we welcome your feedback! Please donโ€™t hesitate to reach out with any/all questions, comments, or concerns. Your feedback is helping to build a better theme.

Added

  • "Minimal" theme preset and demo store
  • Theme setting for card heading font
  • New product, collection, and blog templates for additional layout options
  • Ability to show the five most recent searches in the Predictive search block
  • Ability to show Page results within the Predictive search results
  • Ability to search by product SKU in the Predictive search block
  • Block setting to control default Predictive search results title
  • Block setting to control the text size in the Heading block in the Hero section
  • Icon with text block added to the Product information section
  • Image block added to the Footer navigation section
  • Banner video support for mobile navigation
  • Section setting to disable the shipping and tax policy notice in the Product information section
  • Section setting to control the ancillary image width in the Banner section
  • Section setting to display the Main navigation as always fixed to the top, reveal/hide on scroll, or not be fixed
  • Section setting to control column count in the Footer navigation section
  • Section setting to make a block span the full width of the Footer navigation section
  • Theme localization for Danish, Greek, Hindi, and Turkish languages (๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท)

Improved

  • Rebuilt our Predictive search functionality for better control and performance
  • Rebuilt blog filtering functionality to not require page reload when filtering posts by tags
  • Inactive collection filters hidden in a Collection
  • Increased the maximum column width in the Slideshow section
  • Altered the logic of the product cards to display product variant information when filters are applied in a Collection
  • Various minor styling and UX improvements

Fixed

  • Conditions for the sale badge to show up in the product card
  • Collection subnav background color and animation issues in Safari on iPhone devices
  • "View cart" button display in mini-cart
  • Various minor styling fixes

Align theme

Align v1.3.3

This minor release fixes priority issues which have been reported by our customers (thank you, all!) We've also included various priority style and UX refinements for various sections, blocks, and elements.

This is the third minor update to our recent Align v1.3 major release, and our ninth overall since Align went live. Please reference the changelog to learn about everything included in Align v1.3! It was a big one!

Fixed

  • Bug related to the "Show quick add button" theme setting
  • Banner overlay flashing when navigating through the megamenu items

Added

  • External links added to the announcement bar now open in a new tab automatically

Improved

  • Increased the maximum allowed size of the images added to the "Collection List" section
  • Audited empty cart elements in cart drawer and cart page
  • Various section, block, and element UX and style improvements and optimizations
  • Various mobile, tablet, and XL screen size UX and style improvements and optimizations

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Align v1.3.2

This minor release fixes an issue which is causing visual website issues for some existing customers.

Please reference the changelog to learn about everything included in Align v1.3! It was a big one!

We'd once again like to thank our customers for your trust and patience in our work. As always, we are here to help and we welcome your feedback! Please donโ€™t hesitate to reach out with any/all questions, comments, or concerns. Your feedback is helping to build a better theme.

Fixed

  • Replaced display_mini_cart with ux_cart theme setting

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Align v1.3.1

This minor release fixes an issue which is causing theme updates to fail for some existing customers.

Please reference the changelog to learn about everything included in Align v1.3! It was a big one!

We'd once again like to thank our customers for your trust and patience in our work. As always, we are here to help and we welcome your feedback! Please donโ€™t hesitate to reach out with any/all questions, comments, or concerns. Your feedback is helping to build a better theme.

Fixed

  • Reverted to v1.2.3 Hero section template restrictions
  • Reverted blog templates to use hero-basic section

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Align v1.3

This major release adds significant refinement and additional control to the Align theme and fixes priority issues which have been reported by our customers (thank you, all!)

We've added powerful new theme, section, and block settings throughout the theme, and we've added some great new templates showing off the power and flexibility of Align. We're also excited to launch an overhaul of our mini-cart and cart system, which will provide better performance, easier customization, and better compatibility with third-party apps.

(Oh, and we did a top-to-bottom JavaScript audit and reduced our scripts and dependencies by over 50%! And we introduced a small-but-mighty navigation setting to help create centered-style header layouts! And much more! We've been busy!)

This release also includes our second major round of localization support, including support for Chinese, Dutch, Japanese, and Portuguese languages (๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท). This is in addition to the key EU languages we added in our previous major release (๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ).

This is Align's third major release, and our sixth overall since Align went live. Please reference the changelog to learn about everything included in v1.2!

We'd once again like to thank our customers for your trust and patience in our work. As always, we are here to help and we welcome your feedback! Please donโ€™t hesitate to reach out with any/all questions, comments, or concerns. Your feedback is helping to build a better theme.

Added

  • "Natura" style preset and demo store
  • Page templates: About, Hero, Home page, Landing 01, and Landing 02
  • Collection templates: Basic, Featured subcollection, Hero with background, No banners, and With promos
  • Blog templates: Documentation, Landing 01
  • Article template: Documentation
  • Theme setting for the action performed after a product is added to cart: open the mini-cart drawer, update the icon in the header, or redirect to cart page automatically (Theme settings > Cart > "Add to cart style")
  • Theme setting to choose sitewide card hover effects (Theme settings > Cards > "Show box shadow", "Show image filter on hover", "Scale on hover")
  • Theme setting to set a default image to be used in page, product, article, or collection cards instead of the default Shopify image placeholder (Theme settings > Cards > "Default image")
  • Theme setting to change the Add to cart button style in the product cards, or to hide it completely (Theme settings > Cards > "Button style")
  • Theme setting to display or hide the product price from the product cards sitewide (Theme settings > Cards > "Show price")
  • Theme setting for LinkedIn URL, which will display the icon alongside other social media icons sitewide (Theme settings > Social media > "LinkedIn url")
  • Section settings to change the header and footer background, text, and icon colors (Main navigation, Footer navigation)
  • Section setting in the โ€œProduct informationโ€ section to change the column widths on desktop devices (Product information section > "Column width")
  • Section setting to align text and content in the Hero section
  • Section and block settings to hide the video controls in all video sections and blocks
  • Section and block settings to display blog posts from a selected blog or article in the Accordion section and block
  • Section setting to choose the number of columns for tablet screen sizes for Slideshow and Multicolumn sections
  • Block setting to pin any Main navigation block to the center of the section
  • Block setting in Accordion blocks to display a button inside of the accordion
  • Block setting to disable predictive search in the header and hero section search blocks (Search block > "Show predictive results window")
  • Block setting a footer block in a new column (Footer navigation > block > "Show in new column")
  • Block setting to display a footer block in a new row (Footer navigation > block > "Show in new row")
  • Block setting to align the footer block content
  • Block setting to display custom images in a Testimonial block
  • New blog post footer section with more controls and better UI to showcase author, post date, tags and share/print icons

Improved

  • Lots of miscellaneous mobile, layout, and style polish throughout! ๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿง
  • Refined default settings throughout all sections and blocks
  • Overhauled mini-cart and cart page rendering using the Shopify Section Rendering API for better performance, easier customization, and better compatibility with third-party apps
  • Improved performance and load times by reducing CSS file size and removing certain JavaScript dependencies
  • Improved the handling of lazy/eager loaded images using the latest upgrades from Shopify
  • Better styling of various WYSIWYG editor, hero, icon, text, and button elements
  • Polished the styling for ordered and unordered lists for better nested list support
  • Updated the placement of the โ€œview allโ€ button in the megamenu when there are more than three menu columns
  • Improved the handling of certain theme color settings when transparent colors are selected
  • Add to cart buttons now use translation JSON files instead of the block setting
  • Changed the Twitter logo to X
  • Removed grayscale from linked logo blocks
  • Better 404 page layout and customization settings
  • Pagination layout and style
  • Better support for products with a 3D model as primary media

Fixed

  • Miscellaneous edge cases for theme color settings
  • Cart price display issue which prevented the display of โ€œamount_no_decimalsโ€ setting
  • Cart issue related to products with automated discounts
  • Testimonial section image size issue
  • Features bar default icon color issue
  • Flashing of related product tooltips on initial load of a blog post

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Align v1.2.3

This release improves app support and fixes priority issues which have been reported by our customers (thank you, all!) We've also added some small style refinements to various sections.

This is our third minor update to our core v1.2 release, and our fifth overall since Align went live. Please reference the changelog to learn about everything included in v1.2!

We'd once again like to thank our customers for your trust and patience in our work. As always, we are here to help and we welcome your feedback! Please donโ€™t hesitate to reach out with any/all questions, comments, or concerns. Your feedback is helping to build a better theme!

Fixed

  • Display custom fonts in headers.
  • Out of stock message on product pages.

Improved

  • Hide the Features bar section on mobile if it is removed or hidden on desktop.
  • Better validation for contact form inputs.
  • Use final_line_price instead of original_line_price in cart items.
  • Refined styles in Hero section if no featured image.
  • Better header display in Hero section.
  • Theme setting for Free shipping "threshold" updated to use number input instead of range (which was previously capped at 100).
  • ReCharge app support (view documentation for more information).

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Align v1.2.2

This release fixes a bug we've encountered with collection filters.

This is our second minor update to our recent v1.2 release, and our fourth overall since Align went live. Please reference the changelog to learn about everything included in v1.2!

We'd once again like to thank our customers for your trust and patience in our work. As always, we are here to help and we welcome your feedback! Please donโ€™t hesitate to reach out with any/all questions, comments, or concerns. Your feedback is helping build a better theme!

Fixed

  • Display of filters on collection pages.

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Align v1.2.1

This release fixes a bug we've encountered with mobile collection filters, adds backorder support to the product template, improves a few features in various blocks, and refines presets to better use new theme settings from the v1.2 release.

This is our first minor update to our recent v1.2 release. Please reference the changelog to learn about everything included in v1.2!

We'd once again like to thank our customers for your trust and patience in our work. As always, we are here to help and we welcome your feedback! Please donโ€™t hesitate to reach out with any/all questions, comments, or concerns. Your feedback is helping build a better theme!

Fixed

  • Display of mobile filters.
  • Display of search bar in hero section.

Improved

  • Refined preset settings for new theme settings.
  • Better translation support for predictive search block results.
  • Hide accordion if no content available, e.g. empty metafield.
  • Backorder status: Display "on backorder" for products with 0 remaining inventory, but marked to continue selling when out of stock.

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Align v1.2

This release adds refinement and additional control to the Align theme, and is the first major release which accounts for customer feedback. Along with key bug and layout fixes, we've added more nuanced settings within various sections and introduce a powerful new setting to help create more flexible navigation layouts. We're also excited to introduce the concept of using article and page content within sections (only the Accordion section for now, but more to come soon!) We've also included our first round of localization support focused on key EU markets.

This is our second update since the Align theme went live, and we'd once again like to thank our customers for your trust and patience in our work. As always, we are here to help and we welcome your feedback! Please donโ€™t hesitate to reach out with any/all questions, comments, or concerns. Your feedback is helping build a better theme!

Added

  • Support for the "Follow on Shop" button
  • Support for the Gift Card Recipient form
  • Support for theme editor section previews
  • Support for custom third-party and self-hosted fonts
  • Setting to "fill available space" checkbox in all Main navigation blocks to allow highly flexible layouts
  • Setting to display a full-width menu in the Main navigation
  • Setting to control the layout of the search bar in the Main navigation, including the ability to show icon-only or full-width layouts
  • Setting to display Vendor name in the product card
  • Option for article and product cards to not show an image
  • Setting to show/hide the add to cart button in the product card
  • Setting to control the button style of the contact form
  • Setting to control the "View all" button, including adding it to the mobile megamenu
  • Setting to hide or show the announcement bar
  • Settings for sitewide input styling
  • Setting for Hero sections without featured image
  • Support for custom date formats
  • Support for videos in the Accordion section
  • Support for page and article content in the Accordion section
  • French, German, Italian, Lithuanian, and Spanish theme translations ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ (More soon!)

Changed

  • Updated organization of editable content (translatable fields)
  • Moved the "items" string in the cart to a translatable field

Fixed

  • In-stock button handling when no other filters are present in search and collection pages
  • Logo maximum width issue on mobile
  • Animation issue with the sticky add to cart button
  • Megamenu issues when no maximum container width is set
  • Audited and fixed background color and gradient settings across all sections

Improved

  • The predictive search open/close logic to only show one predictive search dialog at once
  • Standardized font weights and line heights across the theme
  • Product page benefit block styling on mobile
  • Cart drawer payment buttons setting and styling
  • Article card caption content handling
  • Improved Google Material Icon loading technique for better performance
  • Full WCAG 2.1 compliance review and confirmation
  • Other minor section and block styling updates

Align theme

Align v1.1

This release introduces better pre-defined theme templates that mimic the Themea demo store more closely, along with some minor bug and layout fixes.

This is our first update since the Align theme went live in the Shopify theme store! ๐ŸŽ‰ We'd like to thank our customers for your trust in our work. As always, we are here to help and we welcome your feedback! Please donโ€™t hesitate to reach out with any/all questions, comments, or concerns.

Added

  • New Product templates which show alternative gallery styles.
  • New Collection templates which show potential banner settings in use.
  • New "FAQ" page template.
  • New setting in Product templates to disable the sticky add to cart functionality.
  • New setting in the Banner section to define mobile aspect ratio and mobile background image.
  • New separator block in the footer navigation section.
  • New โ€œDemo 01 - Themeaโ€ theme style preset.

Changed

  • Adjusted the default index, product, collection, blog, article, contact, and cart templates to make the theme resemble the Themea demo store more closely on first install.

Other fixes and improvements

  • Improved spacing of text and icon elements across multiple sections.
  • Improved handling of the sticky โ€œadd to cartโ€ animation.
  • Fixed an issue with featured products in articles if multiple links to the same product present.
  • Removed button settings from rich text section.
  • Miscellaneous style and layout improvements.

Align theme