Revolution Slider 2021 Important Updates

5 d'abril de 2021

Revolution Slider 2021 Important Updates
5 d'abril de 2021

Version 6.4.6 (20th March 2021)

  • DPR got now also auto max values and default is auto DPR
  • Removed unneeded functions and files on WP pages and posts
  • Reduced and cleaned up some of the PHP sources
  • Added indexes to Slider Revolution tables
  • Partly optimized db queries (More will come in next udpates)
  • YouTube video on mobile does not start automatically
  • YouTube video on event pauses, plays and pauses again
  • Gutenberg styling issues after latest WP version update
  • Layer images and background images do not load sometimes (mostly over CDN, or with lazy loading 3rd party plugins)

Version 6.4.5 (19th March 2021)

  • One time error occuring in the update process introduced in 6.4.4
  • There was an empty line in the plugin overview at Slider Revolution
  • All text was getting selected at once, now user can select layer text manually
  • On resize Vimeo and YouTube iframes were getting affected by ‘Twenty Twenty One’ theme and causing them to get wrong sizes
  • Sometimes resizing would create horizontal scrollbar or leave blank space on right side
  • Image loading times out on slow network before load, now slider will wait longer for images to load
  • Custom SVG elements would not create a new category on upload, and setting favorite on them would first be visible after reload
  • Pan zoom may show half sized images after the latest DPR function

Version 6.4.4 (17th March 2021)

  • Slides with random speed will fall back to 1000ms, random speed won’t be allowed any more
  • Distortion AddOn stretch images. Option added to set optional scaling
  • If scrollbar gets removed due to page height change then sometimes the slider doesn’t resize
  • Fixed WPBakery page builder block styling
  • HTML5 video layer cover sizing
  • Video fit cover option was causing issues to Vimeo/YouTube backgrounds
  • Bg cover and x% offset calculates the horizontal offset wrong wise on the vertical axis
  • Fixed Vimeo thumbnail not loading in editor.
  • All cookies were decoded by RS, now only cookies set by RS are decoded.
  • Video play/pause button was not showing on mobile.
  • TypeWriter layer postions are not correct in fullscreen sliders. Revolution Slider version 6.4.4 and TypeWriter AddOn version 2.1.1 required
  • Deep linking does not always link to the right page

Version 6.4.3 (9th March 2021)

  • HTML5 video and background layer have a new option ‘Video Fit Cover’, by default this option is enabled to fit videos as cover. Disable it in case of video size jumps on slide change.
  • Force cover option on bg videos has been removed, the overlay option is now always available on bg videos
  • Layer videos without poster image and paused not showing until revisiting the slide
  • Filter willow breaks in Safari the background visibility. Safari will show a simple black and white filter instead
  • HTML5 video does not playing when the preload options are set to ‘disabled’
  • Navigation thumb shows more thumbs on mobile due to a width calculation bug
  • Slider not resizing on touch screen desktop screens
  • Background video was getting pushed out of view if filter is set on slide
  • Long videos sometimes buffer. Logic for how videos start playing has been changed to address this but it still depends on browser’s prediction and can’t be always gauranteed
  • Overlay pattern was not working on video layer
  • Backend canvas was not clearing completely if browser was zoomed in
  • Justified carousel ignores aspect ratio at the first load if external images are used
  • Max amount of thumbnails is not working if the thumbnail space is set with the px suffix

Version 6.4.2 (26th February 2021)

  • Slides are now numbered in the actions choices for better usability
  • Video with unusual aspect ratios zoom in after slide animation. object-fit:cover is now removed from html5 videos
  • Material icon size conflict with WPBakery plugin resolved
  • Retina display shows blurry background images after Slide background animation
  • Random slide background animations break the editor and does not show transitions on frontend
  • Background rendering on auto size, % size, background aligns and background repeats like repeat-x and repeat-y do not render well since version 6.4.0

Version 6.4.1 (24th February 2021)

  • Having slots could create an error in 6.4.0
  • Firefox character animation with blur has artifacts

Version 6.4.0 (24th February 2021)

New Features
  • Added gradient animation style (fading and sliding) to allow different hover animation effects on gradient layer backgrounds
  • Added canvas based slide animations
    • New sorting of animation types
    • Very smooth and effective rendering of animations
    • Extended the library with tons of new effects
    • Added options like timing, flow, index, row & columns, filters, rotation, scale, motion filters
    • In and out animation can be differently handled now
    • Video, PanZoom, local and external images can be now animated without limitations
  • Apple mouse and touch pads can now also scroll the carousel templates horizontal
  • Parallax has been optimized to avoid calculations on inactive slides
  • Changed several internal PHP scripts to improve speed and memory usage
  • Updated the Google Fonts list
  • Slicey AddOn support to RS 6.4.0 added. Required version 2.1.0
  • Before After AddOn support to RS 6.4.0 added. Required version 2.1.0
  • Revealer AddOn support to RS 6.4.0 added. Required version 2.2.0
  • Distortion / Liquied Effect AddOn support to RS 6.4.0 added. Required version 2.1.0
  • TypeWriter layer position will auto update if the layer dimension is set to auto. Required version 2.1.0
  • Lottie AddOn version 2.0.5 added “Respect Timeline Start” option. Requires RS 6.4.0
  • WP-CLI global variables issues are now fixed.
  • Shape layer with stream sources will show icon now and will hide coloring and image.
  • Hover animations from gradient to solid, solid to gradient will work well now in the editor and frontend
  • Protection against an issue where rapidly opening modal windows in the row may break the page
  • Dragging layer in animation mode where init values is inherit do not change the x,y transition values
  • SVG layer icons show text layer icon on timeline
  • Fixed issues in the Slider Revolution Gutenberg block causing React warnings
  • Fixed slide thumbnail previews not always refreshing in admin
  • Fixed parallax causing screen artifacts in rare cases
  • Progress bar circle throws error if radius is smaller than strength
  • Blur overflows the image layer on Safari
  • Fast clicking on carousel would trigger “cancel” event on carousel and carousel would fail
  • Added protection against third party plugins/themes conflict with slider background images
  • Clicking outside of a modal fails to close the modal
  • Fixed Chrome artifact issue when using parallax with blur animation

Version 6.3.10 (8th February 2021)

  • Frames with filters rendering glitch due the latest fixes in version 6.3.8 and 6.3.9

Version 6.3.9 (3rd February 2021)

  • Before After interaction not available if thumbnail or tab navigation is enabled
  • Slider export with audio files missing the file or url pointing on the original audio file
  • Issues with audio editing in backend. Playback can not be started
  • Filter effects produce artifacts on hover animations since the latest fix 6.3.8

Version 6.3.8 (2nd February 2021)

  • Layer animated with blur produce artifacts in Chrome version 88 and Chrome version 89

Version 6.3.7 (25th January 2021)

  • In some odd cases slider is hidden in the Facebook “In App Browser”
  • Installing AddOn does not show the installed version until refreshing the page
  • “Observe Wrap” option is not working

Version 6.3.6 (20th January 2021)

New Features
  • Added a “wrapper observer” option to execute a module redraw in case the wrapper dimension has changed. This is useful for modules in tabs. Check the editor/general/browser behavior tab
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