Essential BETA for Moodle 2.9 released!! Stable to be released by Sep End

September 14th, 2015

Essential theme which is among the most downloaded theme in the Moodle themes database, has been updated to another new Beta version by the maintainer Gareth J Barnard. The stable release for Moodle 2.9 can be released by the end of September .

In a recent forum thread on forums, Gareth announced the release of the new version with following fixes:

– FIX: Issue #529: Divider does not show.
– FIX: MDL-42634.
– FIX: MDL-50323.
– FIX: MDL-51194.
– FIX: MDL-51229.
– FIX: Issue #520: Alternative carousel colours not working.
– FIX: Issue #535: Group mode icons not different.
– NEW: Issue #533: PIWIK Analytics and IP addresses.
– NEW: Improved PIWIK document title.
– NEW: Reduced size of floating button area.
– NEW: Added slider caption opacity when ‘on top’ slide caption option.
– UPD: Issue #530: Essential Custom Menu Hamburger Behaviour – Unable to fix, help wanted.
– UPD: Updated bootstrap.js such that all modules are included as discovered that ‘modals’ were missing.
– UPD: Tidy up icon colours and in alternatives.
– UPD: Changed course icon to colourable Font Awesome alternative.
– UPD: Refactor marketing spot settings in settings.php.

You can download the latest version of the Essential theme from the GitHub Page of the project here.