Twenty Sixteen Changelog

Version 3.2

Released: April 2nd, 2024 with WordPress 6.5

  • Add border-radius to avatar images in the editor. This ensures that avatars design in the Post Author or Avatar blocks in the editor matches the front end. (#59253)
  • Cast font URL functions to string for add_editor_style(), to avoid PHP warnings on child themes (#59704)
  • Add missing text domain to various block patterns. (#60245)
  • Fix typos (#60268)

Version 3.1

Released: November 7, 2023

  • Use default display for summary element within a Details block, to ensure the toggle icon appears (#58915)
  • Implement the_header_image_tag function for enhanced compatibility with new image features such as lazy loading, async decoding and fetch priority (#58675)
  • Update default themes to use new script function signature: the last parameter of wp_register_script() and wp_enqueue_script() is an array instead of the boolean true (#59302)
  • Use defer loading strategy for theme scripts (#59316)

Version 3.0

Released: August 8, 2023

  • Reflect Quote block text color on the entire block (#57204)
  • Fix List block padding in the editor when the list has a background color (#58409)
  • Fix Letter Case control implementation on the Button block ([55999])
  • Replace the deprecated jQuery unbind method with off (#58225)
  • Deprecate the skip link focus fix, switching the enqueue function to just register the script (#54421)
  • Remove call to load_theme_textdomain() function if the WordPress version is at least 4.6 (#58318)
  • Add “Requires at least” and “Requires PHP” to readme.txt (#57857)

Version 2.9

Released: March 29, 2023

  • Fix Separator block “Dots” style variation (#56008)
  • Gallery block produces shifted or scrambled output (#56412)
  • Bundle Google Fonts locally (#55985)
  • Mark strings for screen readers (#29748)
  • Use the new /documentation/ URLs for HelpHub links (#57726)

Version 2.8

Released: November 1, 2022

  • Pullquote Block: Color not reflected in editor and front end (#56008)

Version 2.7

Released: May 24, 2022

  • Remove .entry-content selector from button styles (#55167)
  • Rename parameters that use reserved keywords in bundled themes (#55327)
  • Note visually hidden text for translators (#55591)

Version 2.6

Released: January 25, 2022

  • font-style error in blocks.css (#46807)
  • Table block does not respect the alignment options (#54317)
  • Return type not matched in PHPDoc – Bundled Themes (#53878)
  • Remove “role” attribute on HTML5 elements with a default landmark role. (#54079)
  • Bundled themes patterns: remove unwanted trailing spaces from translated strings (#53774)
  • Bundled Themes: Add “Tested up to” in style.css (#53797)

Version 2.5

Released: July 20, 2021

  • Improve display of blocks in widget areas.

Version 2.4

Released: March 9, 2021

  • Core blocks are positioned incorrectly in some core bundled themes. (#52009)
  • Problem with post metabox styles. (#52646)
  • Add support for the font size option for the code block. (#52431)

Version 2.3

Released: December 8, 2020

  • Introduce block patterns for Twenty Sixteen. (#51101)
  • Correct list block alignment in editor styles. (#51157)
  • Declare support for the html5 feature navigation-widgets. (#51445)
  • Use correct value for the speak property in various CSS files. (#51622)

Version 2.2

Released: August 11, 2020

  • Fixes issues where tables created by the table block have an extra border on the left side which extends below the table. (#50180 )

Version 2.1

Released: March 31, 2020

  • Update calendar widget styles for 5.4 markup. (#49549)
  • Fixed Text color setting in pullquote block not applied. (#47019)

Version 2.0

Released: May 7, 2019

  • Trigger a new wp_body_open action immediately after the opening body tag, and add shim. (#12563, #46679)
  • Use theme version number when enqueuing styles. (#39997)
  • Update readme.txt file content to fix validation errors. (#45871)
  • Update link to child theme and post thumbnail documentation to point to their new locations. (#46450, #46823)
  • Fix inconsistent HTML comments after closing HTML tags. (#46871)

Version 1.9

Released: February 21, 2019

  • Add escaping to the pingback URL. (#43717)
  • Implement preconnect for Google Fonts. (#44668)

Version 1.8

Released: January 9, 2019

  • Make sure button blocks respect the default rounded style, as well as the squared and outline options. (#45541)
  • Bump version numbers of updated scripts and stylesheets to prevent caching. (#45679)

Version 1.7

Released: December 19, 2018

  • Update styles so button blocks will apply theme’s custom colors. (#45427)
  • Swap incorrect styles for sub and sup in the editor styles, so the styles are correct. (#44776)
  • Correct block appender appearance in block editor. (#45450)
  • Remove the term “Gutenberg” from code comments. (#45452)

Version 1.6

Released: December 6, 2018

  • Add front end styles, editor styles and a custom color palette for the new block-based editor. (#45044 and #45245)
  • Add theme support for responsive block embeds. (#45274)
  • Update theme’s wide image styles and JavaScript to include image blocks. (#45380)

Version 1.5

Released: May 17, 2018

  • Remove the svn:executable property from files that don’t need it. (#42594)
  • General: Fix some precision alignment formatting warnings. (#41057)
  • Code is Poetry. WordPress’ code just… wasn’t. (#41057)
  • Add link to privacy policy page in footer. (#43715)
  • Comments: Move comment consent input outside the label for a11y. (#43436)

Version 1.4

Released: November 14, 2017

  • Allow category display in post preview even when there is only one category. (#39531)
  • Replace a variety of http links referenced in inline docs with their https counterparts. (#40732)
  • Correct the @return value for twentysixteen_post_thumbnail_sizes_attr(). (#41830)
  • Replace inline control structureв to improve code readability. (#38468)
  • Make sure comment number comparison in comments.php works as expected. (#39660)
  • Change tag cloud format to a list (ul) for better semantics and accessibility. (#40138)

Version 1.3

Released: August 15, 2016

  • Update deprecated theme tags. (#457)
  • Make twentysixteen_categorized_blog() function pluggable. (#446)
  • Add clearfix for blockquote. (#462)
  • Add styles for date/time input[type]s introduced in HTML5. (#437)
  • Remove .pot files from Default Themes. (#473)

Version 1.2

Released: April 12, 2016

  • Remove title attribute from search field
  • Prevent overflowing of fieldsets on small screens
  • jQuery: Replace use of the .load() method for the “load” event with .on( 'load', handler )
  • Adding site logo functionality
  • Add selective refresh support for site title and tagline
  • Add customize-selective-refresh-widgets theme support

Version 1.1

Released: January 6, 2016

  • Remove unnecessary crop parameter
  • Remove an extra separator in post meta for single author blog
  • Comment tag fix
  • Filter tag cloud widget font size to avoid !important in CSS
  • Fix incorrect opacity property for IE specific stylesheet.
  • Escape attribute text properly in aria-label attributes

Version 1.0

Released: December 8, 2015

Initial Release.

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