Weekly release notes: 12.05.22

Updates to the UCSC WordPress theme for the week of December 5, 2022: v. 1.8.0

  • The theme is still in development and some changes may be removed from future releases. Changes that may be removed are marked [Experimental] below.


  • ✨ New Sammy the Slug image above the global footer (see image below).
  • 🎨 “Last modified” date added to the global footer (see image below).
  • ✨ [Experimental] Color/gradient picker is now available for some blocks.
  • 🎨 New color preset ‘darkest-gray’ used for site title.
  • 🎨 Slightly reduce space between global header and site title.
  • 🎨 Button block:
    • Small tweak to hover animation timing
    • Remove red and white styles
    • Add gold style
    • Reduce vertical padding
    • [Experimental] Enable border-radius control in settings panel
    • Provide “default” option for buttons to reset settings that may not have UI controls (this usually happens with patterns copied from the WordPress pattern library)
  • Group block:
    • [Experimental] A new group block style with full waveform background image

GitHub release notes

Last modified: Apr 22, 2024