Shoelace and Essential theme updated with fixed issues @gjbarnard #MoodleThemes

Essential and Shoelace themes which are among the best and the most downloaded themes developed for Moodle & currently maintained by Gareth J Barnard are upgraded to a new version for Moodle 2.9 with fixed issues and improvements.

According to the recent announcements on Moodle forums by Gareth, the changes in the themes are as follows:

Essential Theme version 2.9.1.2:

  • FIX: Issue #509: Show/Hide icon does not change. Thanks to https://github.com/nzn-openapp.
  • FIX: Issue #530: Essential Custom Menu Hamburger Behaviour. Thanks to Lou K for information.
  • FIX: Issue #557: ‘Undefined index’ error appearing.
  • FIX: Issue #558: Grade overview capability.
  • FIX: Issue #559: Check and adjust breadcrumb hover colours.
  • FIX: Issue #560: Social icon hover colour incorrect.
  • FIX: Issue #561: Site name compressed on small displays.
  • FIX: Issue #563: Undefined property numsections.
  • FIX: Issue #565: Alternative colors: Section highligther in week course format.
  • FIX: Issue #567: Wrong icon appearing in RTL in collapsed tree items in sideblocks.
  • FIX: Issue #568: Missing AJAX animation when opening Site administration in the ADMINISTRATION side-block.
  • FIX: Issue #570: Using i tag alone to set FontAwesome icon colour causes conflict with italics. – FIX: Alternative colours icon bar.
  • FIX: Only cancel buttons should have the theme text colour.
  • FIX: Dropdown sub-menu hover colour, resulting in cleanup of dropdown menu LESS.
  • FIX: Alternative dropdown action menu colours.
  • NEW: Issue #484: Save Changes/Cancel button area. Thanks to Christian Niemczik for supporting and funding the work on the Essential Theme.
  • NEW: Issue #571: Allow slide captions to be html.
  • NEW: Optimised columns3 layout for Tablets.
  • NEW: Refactor Alternative LESS such that it is easier to maintain.

Essential ThemeShoelace theme version 2.9.1.4:

  • Update from Bootstrap theme version 2015092400.
  • Improvements for child theme support.
  • Minor adjustment to date time selector widths.
  • Fix dropdown-submenu position.
  • Fix setting form header text colour.
  • Focus for social icons.
  • Fix body background image when docked.

You can download the latest version of Essential theme from here and Shoelace theme from this link.

References:

Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh, passionate about using Moodle in improving the Indian Education System and reaching the students in far flung areas where still education seems to be a impossible prospect of life. He is the author of the popular Moodle Book "How to use Moodle 2.7". In October 2016, Jaswinder was elected as the Moodle User's Association Committee member - the first to make it from India.

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