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Foodie - Release notes

Our themes are updated regularly in order to ensure that when Shopify release a new feature our merchants may benefit from it. Updating your theme is optional and will come with it's own hurdles where theme versions currently do not update automatically or inherit code from older versions.

Below you will see a history of theme versions and release dates including bug fixes, major rebuilds and minor style edits.

Current theme version: v5.1.1, released: 21st February 2024

v5.1.1 - 02/21/2024

Foodie v5.1.1 adds fixes for bugs discovered in theme support, adds an FAQ page template, and add a date picker to the gift card recipient form.

Added

  • We added a send on date picker to the product gift card recipient form
  • We added an FAQ page template

Fixes and other improvements

  • We fixed an issue with lists not adopting the image with text color scheme
  • We fixed an issue with the email popup not closing if cookie policy is active
  • We fixed an issue that prevented blog posts from filling the available space in the main blog page on mobile devices
  • We fixed an issue with the blog sidebar where there was no limit imposed on the number of recent posts shown
  • We fixed an issue with font families not having fallback options for unsupported fonts
  • We fixed an issue with product image hover on mobile devices
  • We fixed an issue with the quantity of items being added to the cart when the number was manually typed

 

v5.1.0 - 11/14/2023

We added new functionality to filters and fixed known bugs

Added

  • We added support for a new Shopify features that allows for metaobject swatches within search and collection filters
  • We added support for a new Shopify AND operator feature within search and collection filters
Fixes and other improvements
  • We fixed an issue with dropdown filters appearing behind content
  • We fixed an issue with the filter button not appearing in search results
  • We fixed an issue with accordion panel headings wrapping center aligned
  • We fixed an issue with the color of mobile search filter headers

 

v5.0.0 - 10/17/2023

Added

  • We added a carousel to the announcement bar text blocks
  • We added a collection page section setting to allow slideout filters on desktop instead of just dropdowns
  • We added a new collection grid theme settings area to give parity with the product grid
  • We added size and color swatch display options to the product grid
  • We added a view all button with translations to the featured collection section
  • We added button styles to the image with text overlay section
  • We added a mobile products per row setting to collections and featured collections
  • We added a countdown section with a simple date setup
  • We added a testimonials section
  • We added accordion blocks to products for additional content
  • We added a new product list section with carousel
  • We added a video with text section
  • We added payment icon blocks to the product section
  • We added a text with icons block to products
  • We added a scrolling text section
  • We added a before and after image comparison section
  • We added color options to slideshow block buttons
  • We added a grid gallery option to product media galleries
  • We added a new preset named Craft
  • We added a pre order product template
  • We added a customization (line item properties) block to products
  • We added a background color selector to the featured product section
  • We added a box shadow option to the featured product selector
  • We updated button styles across the theme to increase consitency and offer new display options
  • We added the fetchpriority attribute to first section images to increase performance of page speed LCP
  • We added a mobile logo width settings

Changed

  • We updated the mobile navigation font to match the desktop selection
  • We changed the Twitter icon to the new X
  • We changed product block popup to be content aware for easier use across all products
  • We changed product and collection titles within their respective grids to follow the main font style instead of headings
  • We reduced some of the padding within the product grid title and price areas
  • We updated all sections to ensure use with metaobjects
  • We added buttons and color overlay to the masonry section
  • We added buttons and color options to the background video section
  • We rebuilt the background video section to use Shopifys built in media picker
  • We changed the product quick view image sizes and added carousel navigation buttons
  • We made adjustments to the product grid element spacing
  • We increased the content width on mobile devices
  • We changed the style of product vertical thumbnail galleries to improve visuals
  • We reworked the product page blocks to separate variants, titles, prices and other content allowing for greater flexibility
  • We improved the product page layout for the use of product swatches
  • We improved the functionality of the locations section
  • We added style improvements to the text with icons section
  • We increased the number of icons available in text with icons sections and blocks
  • We updated text alignment settings to use the new Shopify text_alignment feature
  • We made the box shadow optional on the image with text section

Fixes and other improvements

  • We fixed an issue with the hero image section button color scheme
  • We fixed an incorrect Spanish translation for Sale
  • We fixed an issue with the masonry gallery breaking during section editing
  • We fixed an issue that made sale savings ammount show incorrect figures
  • We fixed an issue with the original price not showing in the product grid as crossed out when items are on sale
  • We fixed an error in the French translation for free shipping
  • We fixed an error in the image with text overlay section that prevented the overlay color from displaying
  • We fixed an issue that created additional padding at the bottom of the homepage
  • We fixed an issue with the shopping cart remove item icon color
  • We fixed an issue with featured blog items showing too thin on mobile

 

v4.2.0 - 05/05/2023

Added

  • We added the follow on Shop button ad part of a mandatory Shopify update
  • We added support for colore in the product swatch options
  • We added a cookie / policy popup section to the footer

 

v4.1.0 - 04/21/2023

Added

  • We added support for Gift Card Recipients feature that allows you to email Gift Card products to a recipient
  • We added support for Italian language translations

Fixes and other improvements

  • We removed support for the [ banner ] shortcode which is superceeded by metafields with easier UX
  • We fixed an issue where the Age Verification feature did not continue on to the site after clicking the "Enter Site" button. This issue only occured when working in the Theme Editor.

 

v4.0.0 - 03/30/2023

Added

  • We added support for header and footer section groups.
  • We added a setting in the Product Form block to display the product price beneath the product title instead of in the Add to Cart button.
  • We added an option in the Newsletter section to toggle displaying social icons.

Fixes and other improvements

  • We improved the Predictive Search feature to support new query suggestion resources.
  • We fixed an issue where the Age Verification feature did not continue on to the site after clicking the "Enter Site" button. This issue only occured when working in the Theme Editor.
  • We improved the featured collection section by adding previous/next buttons on the carousel on mobile.
  • We fixed the cart shipping countdown when the store currency has commas.
  • We improved the accessibility for product and cart quantity buttons.
  • We improved the support for international swatches.

 

v3.1.0 - 11/10/2022

Added

  • We added support for complementary recommended products.
  • We added a setting to the Hero image with Text section to display the image either on the left or right side.
  • We added additional fields to the Contact form section such as company name, website and the ability to support custom fields.

Changed

  • We changed the Image gallery section so that if there is a single block that it will be displayed centered.
  • We changed the product reviews from the Product Reviews app to be full width.
  • We have replaced the a deprecated img_url liquid code across the theme for more performant image_url liquid code.
  • We have updated images where applicable to support image focal points
  • We have updated the slideshow to allow image height control as an option

Fixes and other improvements

  • Fix an issue with the structured data breaking for social media.
  • Fix alignment issues for social icons in the theme's footer.
  • We fixed the rich text section from displaying placeholder content when either the page or rich text setting are empty.
  • We fixed the button text in the menu section when background color is applied through the global color setting.
  • We fixed an issue where an empty caption would display on mobile for the Background Video section even if there is no caption content.
  • We improved the accessibility across all the theme's forms.
  • We fixed the images from automatically spanning full width on Rich Text sections.
  • We fixed the product rating stars not appearing when rating a product with the Product Reviews app.
  • We improved the accessibility across all the theme's forms.
  • We improved styles and alignment of carousel control arrows.

 

v3.0.1 - 02/09/2022

The main purpose of this release was to apply fixes for documented bugs.

Fixes and other improvements

  • Fix issue in JS when a product has a single image in gallery with thumbnails
  • Fix Alt Image text on cart item images
  • Fix Product quantity increments when using keyboard
  • Fix filters not showing on search template when activated
  • Fix pickup availability drawer close button color
  • Improved loading speed when using Safari browser

 

v3 - 01/11/2022

The main purpose of this update was to get Foodie in line with the most recent version of Apollo (undrgrnd-framework). Making it easier to keep Apollo, Drop and Foodie up to date. Issues listed in git were also fixed and the new Shopify country selector update was applied.

  • Update menu setting info per Shopify requirement
  • Fix cart qty updates on discount w/forloop index
  • Fix comma in price slider is displaying the wrong price
  • Update to support page_image setting in og:image options
  • Fix additional checkout buttons only show in active cart
  • Update currency to country selector for Shopify update
  • Cart -/+ quantity negative should remove item at 0
  • Update color presets for placeholders
  • New background video section
  • New accordion section
  • New linklist section
  • New section heading section
  • Color schemes and less color settings to simplify
  • Typography settings for letter spacing and uppercase
  • Quickshop drawer/modal with quick add buttons
  • Option for product grid videos
  • Option for product grid show secondary image on hover
  • Option for product page swatches in addition to original dropdowns

 

v2.2 - 09/30/2021

The main purpose of this release was to add predictive search and tackle bugs.

  • Add predictive search
  • Fix store availability when one variant has no pickup
  • Fix: New Filters - When swatch color is two words the url to the file breaks
  • Fix: v2.2 - Price filter range slider not displaying in decimals
  • Fix: v2.2 - Firefox - Price range toggle z-index issue
  • Fix v2.2 - Firefox - Placeholder text color of select dropdowns on filters varies
  • Fix: Font/Background color on Image with Text button needs an option for desktop + mobile

 

v2.1  - 09/10/2021

The main purpose of this update was to meet Shopify update requirements and fix any known bugs.

  • Update app section and support product review original styles
  • Update to add new custom liquid section
  • Update support urls in settings - Issue
  • Update to add product rating metafield
  • Update to add price slider to price filter
  • Update to add faceted filtering to search
  • Update to theme typography sizing
  • Fix focus on slideouts
  • Update filter styles
  • Fix icn badges sizes
  • Fix sort by filter position
  • Update font size defaults on slice and grind
  • Fix featured product title to link to the product
  • Update to version 2.1 for changes

 

v2.0 08/10/2021

The main purpose of this release was to support Online Store 2.0 - Sections Everywhere and support the new core Shopify filtering. We also used the opportunity to tackle the following bugs.

  • Update to allow header icons only or text for Search, Account, Cart 
  • Fix missing French translations for header and then double-check all translations exist for each language
  • Fix RTE section to remove forced italic - Issue
  • Fix Hero Image with Text section grid should be half and half
  • Fix Hero Image with Text section button to use the section color
  • Fix to hide product details on Gift cards

v1: 06/09/2021

Initial  theme release to Shopify