Avada 5.3

Avada 5.3 – The biggest update of 2017


The leading WordPress theme – Avada reached 370,000 sales and installations

Avada celebrated its 5th birthday this year and continues to remain strong as the #1 selling theme of all time! In celebrating this milestone, Avada team has put together an incredible update packed with intuitive features that will make your life easier and help bring out those creative juices. It’s the most exciting update of the year! We take immense pride in our 370,000+ who continue and help us put amazing ideas into action. We’ve highlighted some of our favorite additions below! Updates are FREE to anyone who has bought a license!

Avada 5.3 Includes Incredible Additions

The New Avada 5.3 Update continues our tradition of creating valuable features, functionality and overall improvements that come from our incredible 370,000+ customer base. Check the full list of goodies this update includes below. We hope you enjoy it!

5 New Professionally Designed Demos
Fusion Builder saved elements can now be used as globals, where any edits to the global will update contents on pages where the global is used
Full screen scrolling sections with a side navigation graphic and fading animations between sections
Sliding bar can be positioned on every side now (top/right/bottom/left)
Sliding bar has new toggle layouts (floating circle / rectangle / menu item) and a set of new options, like sticky sliding bar
Added set of page options to archive pages so that any archive can get individual styling (e.g. header, slider, page title bar)
Added import/export functionality to Fusion Page Options for easy usage of options across different posts/pages/sites
Added 100% height option to container element
Flyout menu is now available as additional mobile menu layout for all header versions
Added icon options to tabs element, so icons can be displayed on any side of the tab title and with an arbitrary size
Added icon options to toggle element, so that icon alignment, size color and boxed/unboxed mode can be chosen
Added a set of coloring options to pricing table element for deeper customization and to support new designs
Added grid box background color, border color, separator style and separator color options to blog and portfolio elements
Added grid box padding options for blog and portfolio archives and Fusion Builder elements
Added full set of element and theme options to FAQ element so styling can be changed similar to toggle element
Added sticky update/save and preview buttons to pages/posts using Fusion Builder for easier updating when page is scrolled
Added the usual Fusion Builder column options like, deleting, cloning and resizing to nested columns element
Added parent level element options to content boxes, flip boxes, counter boxes and tabs elements for easier child item editing
Revised our global sidebar setup to work more consistently with our option network
Global sidebar assignments will work on all pages that use new “default” sidebar setting, even if forced global sidebars is off
Side navigation setup (previously done via template) via the new vertical menu widget to display custom menu in sidebars and to simplify usage
Added a full set of styling and alignment options for every widget that allows incredible new design possibilities
Equal heights option is now available for blog and portfolio elements and archives in grid layout
Equal heights option is now available for WooCommerce products on shop page
Added Theme Option for choosing if WooCommerce shop page should be grid or list view by default
Added Theme Option for choosing if the grid/list view buttons should be shown on WooCommerce shop page
Added links to all user account page to the WooCommerce “My Account” main menu item
WooCommerce 3.2 support
Fusion Slider heading and caption can be set to any HTML heading tag (h1 – h6) for SEO optimization
New option for Fusion Slider to display a downward arrow indicator on the slider which scrolls smoothly to page contents below slider
Added preview images for Portfolio, FAQ and Fusion Slider post types in the dashboard list view
Added options to recent posts element that allow meta data to be enabled/disabled individually
Added a filter to Fusion Page Options so that developers can add their own tabs and use Avada specific UI
Added filters for easily changing the portfolio strings like “Project Details”, “Skills Needed” etc.
Persistent object cache setups get cleared now on any kind of post manipulation to make sure changes are correctly reflected on front end
Fusion Cache clearing functionality now can auto clear Autoptimize and LiteSpeed cache
Added full set of mobile menu font typography options
Full column link in column element now has option to choose if it should open in same or new tab
Added notice about deprecation of PHP 5.2 support in Avada 6.0
Added easy link selector support for options that take links, for better UX
Added TinyMCE widget conversion for Fusion Builder elements when updating from Avada below version 5
Updated Layer Slider Plugin To Latest Version As of Release Date
Updated Slider Revolution Plugin To Latest Version As of Release Date
Added native support for Envato hosted platform for easier plug and play integration
Added new raw textarea element, so that HTML contents can be stored in elements like Google maps or tagline box
Added Content display option for blog archives and for blog element global
Retina logos are setup through srcset now and not through additional HTML markup
Avada’s advanced responsive images now also working when using file names that are WP specific for generated thumbnails
Social icons widget and element now uses set names for custom icons in title for a better understanding UX
Added a loading spinner when Fusion Caches are cleared to indicate progress
Fusion Cache clearing works in modules now, allowing to only clear certain parts
Portfolio element now displays a placeholder on mobile when Avada is used together with WP touch plugin
Logo margin will no longer apply on front end, if no logo is set in Theme Options
Removed old compatibility styles for IE8
Google maps custom info box content is now displayed on front end, even if custom styling is disabled
When using full screen Fusion Slider above header, the header is now also shown on mobiles
Prefixed TGM plugin class to ensure compatibility with third party plugins using same class
Added options to order slides in Fusion Slider: post id, title, creation data, last updated or random
The avada-noscroll class now works for buttons in content and tagline boxes
All needed token options are auto checked now when using the link to token generation on the registration screen
Update page no longer needs reloaded after theme auto update in order for the update notice to be dismissed
Updated option descriptions and explanations for better UX and fixed some typos
Continued maintenance update to increase overall performance
UTF-8 encoding is now automatically done during demo import to support maximum compatibility for post contents
All mega menu options update live now, so dependent options no longer need a reload to show
Demo data is no longer deleted after import is done, but remains available, so less requests are made
Conversion related settings now have their own section on the system status page
Import of Theme Options will now also work with max_input_vars at low values
Consolidated all spacings, borders, background colors and separator options for blog and portfolio grid layouts for perfect matching
Minor styling adjustments on different admin screens for better UX
Added new “default” option to the separator element style setting, so theme option setting can be used easily
Make image meta data, like image titles, work for image elements on sites that changed URL scheme
Fusion Builder development mode includes more assets now unminified for easier development work
When grid element color is set to transparent, borders are no longer added
Simplified portfolio element text options for easier usage
Better support of WP admin color schemes inside of Avada and Fusion Builder
Flexslider script to latest version 2.6.4
iLightbox to the latest version 2.2.2
Main navigation highlight radius option now uses a dimension field for better UX
Better style integration for the new Events Filter Bar 4.5
Removed custom WooCommerce product sorting from search results page, as it is no longer supported by WooCommerce
Change wp_remote_post() test URL to ensure system status page evaluates functionality correctly
Added ordering options to portfolio element, so posts can be ordered by date, title, name, author, comment count, modified date, menu order or random

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