Lots of changes, this time, so we opted to call it version 1.1. As always, a detailed list of changes is available in the changelog.
This release has a number of major changes. If you’re upgrading from an older Tarski install, we recommend deleting the entire contents of the old folder and installing a fresh copy of 1.1.
Ben did a new header, Coffee Rings, and we’ve added a blank header image for those who prefer a minimal look.
One of the biggest problems people seem to run into with Tarski and other themes is the necessity of editing theme files to add content to areas of the theme. This causes upgrades to be a substantial pain in the ass for users, as well as making support more difficult for theme authors.
We’re trying out a solution to this problem with Tarski’s new theme hooks. Using a single file,
constants.php, code can be added to the theme without losing it when updating to the next version. Take a look at the documentation for more information.
Having seen some of the nifty tweaks to the theme, we figured it was time to make tweaking the CSS easier. The options pane now supports alternate styles, which can be used to tweak and override the default stylesheet. For example, this site is now running the
Tarski now ships with several alternate styles, and you can make your own by just uploading them to
wp-content/themes/tarski/styles/. Got a nifty alternate style? Please do share yours with us – we may include it in the next version!