Changelog

Upcoming fixes and updates

  • Feature: Videos from folder generator
  • Feature: Create slide popup now uses flexbox technique
  • Fix: Disable layer animation customizable js code fixed
  • Fix: Thumbnail alignment and groupping
  • Fix: Text layer bold and italic text font colors are now harder to override by theme's codes
  • Fix: NextGen Gallery and Divi live editor bug
  • Fix: Transparent layers and structures will disappear

3.3.8

2018.10.10.
  • Feature: NEW LAYER - Animated Heading layer
  • Feature: Slide background image parallax improvement
  • Feature: In WordPress the dynamic slide generator caches will be automatically cleared on post saves WordPress
  • Feature: Better slider resizing on tabs and other custom codes where the slider container is changing
  • Feature: More possible post data received in post generators WordPress
  • Feature: Remove shortcodes option improvement in post generators WordPress
  • Feature: New EasySocial generators - Pages and Users Joomla
  • Feature: Alias anchor slide switching option
  • Feature: Image from folder generator will be able to reach folders outside /wp-content
  • Feature: Image from folder generator - Remove resized images option (mainly useful for WordPress media manager uploaded images)
  • Feature: Youtube generator - standard and maxres images will be asked down too
  • Feature: Play when visible improvements
  • Feature: Custom post generator - Option selecting setting WordPress
  • Feature: New Google fonts added
  • Fix: The Events Calendar generator date comparison WordPress
  • Fix: Instagram generator, old workaround to overcome Instagram API's limitation was removed as it does not work anymore
  • Fix: IE Edge layer display fix
  • Fix: EasySocial generator Joomla
  • Fix: PDF files in lightbox
  • Fix: JCart fix Joomla
  • Fix: Smart Slider 3 inside TablePress on AMP pages WordPress
  • Fix: Twitter generator - Joomla fix for configuration page Joomla
  • Fix: PHP 7.3 compatibility fix. NOTE: PHP 7.3 has not been officially released yet so Smart Slider 3 is still not fully compatible with it and currently does not supports PHP 7.3.
  • Fix: RSEvents Pro generator featured filter Joomla
  • Fix: Flexicontent generator - publish up and down values will be checked too wether or not an item should be shown
  • Fix: Arrows' "Shows on" option
  • Fix: Vertical thumbnails' caption placement
  • Fix: YouTube iPad control fix with undocumented use_native_controls param
  • Fix: Circle counter on IE
  • Fix: Post generator compatibility with some plugins using filters on post titles WordPress
  • Fix: Elementor compatibility WordPress
  • Fix: Modify slider height values while the slider is on fullscreen

3.3.7

2018.08.29. - Joomla
2018.09.04. - WordPress

  • Feature: Vimeo generator ordering
  • Feature: the slider's code is automatically skipped by some AMP plugins (AMP for WordPress and AMP for WP – Accelerated Mobile Pages).
  • Feature: Lazy loader compatibility
  • Feature: Gutenberg support
  • Feature: Smooth scroll speed
  • Feature: RSS generator will ask down more datas
  • Feature: Zoo generator frontpage filtering option
  • Feature: Shape divider speed
  • Feature: Clear divi admin localstorage cache for slider selector
  • Feature: Event Booking generator
  • Feature: Fulltext and introtext variable for Flexicontent generator
  • Feature: NEW LAYER: Highlighted heading
  • Fix: WordPress post generator when the origin post contains Smart Slider 3 ACF field
  • Fix: IE/Edge and video background with slide background image
  • Fix: Compatibility with Narratium theme
  • Fix: KeyCDN cache enabler
  • Fix: Ken Burns effect on mobile
  • Fix: Admin ajax fix for YOAST SEO when related post ids are used
  • Fix: Events manager generator settings fixed
  • Fix: Pinterest generator board slug now supports special characters, like ö, ü.
  • Fix: Borlabs cache plugin conflict
  • Fix: Twitter number of slides, when there are less tweets than the given slide number
  • Fix: Tablepress compatibility
  • Fix: Borlabs cache fix
  • FIx: IOS swipe bug

3.3.6 - WordPress

2018.07.18.
  • Fix: Autoptimize compatibility
  • Fix: Divi compatibility
  • Fix: Ajax compatibility

3.3.4

2018.07.12.
  • Compatibility: Smart Slider 3 requires minimum PHP 5.4, WordPress 4.6 and Joomla 3.7 version. From now on the slider won't activate if these minimum requirements are not available.
  • Improvement: WordPress admin area icon replaced with Dashicon
  • Deprecated: 500px generator removed because 500px shut down their APIs on June 15, 2018.
  • Feature: generator variables are now supported in layer CSS class
  • Feature: slide background blur is enabled in Edge
  • Feature: YouTube privacy enhanced mode
  • Feature: removed layer animations from Google bot
  • Feature: limit bot slider height in fullpage slider type
  • Feature: The Events Calendar generator featured image alt tag
  • Feature: Vimeo and YouTube layer cover image improvement
  • Feature: Google fonts can be disabled at the backend as well
  • Feature: All custom posts generator meta key filtering
  • Feature: All custom posts and custom posts taxonomy term variables
  • Feature: New custom loading features
  • Feature: Make sliders load into iframes on AJAX websites
  • Feature: Use alias to create an element in front of the slider with that ID ( + smooth scrolling option)
  • Feature: dynamic slide generators now check whether the dynamic source is available
  • Feature: Slider loading - placeholder color and background image option
  • Feature: Clear both after slider will become an option
  • Feature: Pause video on scroll (available at all video layers)
  • Feature: Jetpack Photon compatibility
  • Feature: Meta filtering, meta ordering options for the Events Calendar generator
  • Feature: %% wildcard character for Images from subfolders generator
  • Feature: WordPress posts generator customizable date variables option
  • Feature: New help page with selected articles, documentation search and better support form
  • Feature: Slide level autoplay duration is not restricted from now on
  • Feature: MySQL 8 compatibility
  • Feature: Smart Slider 3 is removed from WordPress RSS
  • Feature: Secondary server
  • Fix: Button text decoration
  • Fix: Controls in below/above positions are correctly centered now
  • Fix: Font family: inherit is correctly applied now
  • Fix: iOS Safari audio autoplay
  • Fix: Layer events naming
  • Fix: Particle and Shape divider configuration popup
  • Fix: Joomla onContentPrepare fix when system plugins contain eventlistener for this event
  • Fix: Removed webfontloader dependency to avoid HTML export issues
  • Fix: old ( 3.1 or before) icon layer fallback
  • Fix: LiteSpeed cache ESI
  • Fix: Datetime picker for slide Publish up/down
  • Fix: PHP Warning at slider groups
  • Fix: Custom posts all taxonomies will be asked down
  • Fix: Twitter generator needed a more specific callback url
  • Fix: Unique classes for dynamic slide elements
  • Fix: wayback machine fix for slide background images
  • Fix: Beaver Builder compatilibity
  • Fix: ACF compatibility on PHP 7.2.

3.3.3

2018. 06. 07. - WordPress
  • Fix for plugins_loaded action bug
  • Fix for upgrade error message
  • Fix: TinyMCE Advanced conflict

3.3.1

2018.06.05 - Joomla. Other versions will be released soon.
  • Feature: Joomla content plugins can be disabled
  • Feature: Global setting changes are clearing slider cache
  • Feature: GSAP loading improvements
  • Feature: Input layer variables
  • Feature: Events Booking generator
  • Fix: Chrome video handling improvements
  • Fix: Advanced control position text field fixed
  • Fix: jQuery Easy conflict
  • Fix: Font family loading fixes
  • Fix: Joomla update sites reloaded on install
  • Fix: Aviary fix
  • Fix: Flickr generator fix + "owner" variable deprecation
  • Fix: Force RTL backend
  • Fix: Joomla email cloaking now skips our CSS media queries

3.3.0 - Eclipse

2018.05.15 - Joomla Free
Smart Slider 3 now requires at least Joomla 3.7 or newer and WordPress 4.6 or higher. Joomla 2 is not supported anymore.
  • Feature: SEO title is now available in the free version
  • Feature: autoplay controls are now hidden when the autoplay is disabled
  • Feature: autoplay indicator style manager
  • Feature: autoplay indicators are now svg images, so they need less memory
  • Feature: better Add Slide UI
  • Feature: better compatibility with caching plugins
  • Feature: better slide background management
  • Feature: Content and Canvas layers now have different color in the slide editor
  • Feature: decrease full page slider height by fix value
  • Feature: disable video background on mobile
  • Feature: Divi 3.1 support WordPress
  • Feature: dynamic slide templates now use Content mode
  • Feature: hover effects (row, col and content)
  • Feature: Main animation properties → Parallax overlap now uses % value
  • Feature: new caching engine
  • Feature: new Ecwid generator variables
  • Feature: new fill mode: Blur fit
  • Feature: new icon selector for icon layer
  • Feature: new slide background animations
  • Feature: no more xml files. Wider server compatibility and more flexible interface
  • Feature: now you can see and edit the related Joomla modules of your current slider at the Slider settings → Publish tab Joomla
  • Feature: PHP 7.2 compatibility
  • Feature: remove linebreak generator function
  • Feature: row link
  • Feature: slide background and thumbnail sync
  • Feature: Static slide renamed to Static Overlay
  • Feature: Thumbnail control: draggable slides
  • Feature: WooCommerce generator: different image sizes WordPress
  • Feature: WordPress custom posts generator - Exclude IDs WordPress
  • Other: getting ready for Joomla 4 Joomla
  • Fix: DJ Classifieds generator
  • Fix: Facebook oauth redirect URI
  • Fix: Joomla article generator Joomla
  • Fix: Row stretch and wrap after fix
  • Fix: Vimeo generator fix
  • Fix: Virtuemart generator
  • Deprecated: Lock at the size changer