The Avada Website Builder 7.7

The latest version of Avada released on April 12th, 2022, introduces a website setup wizard, enhanced Avada Studio workflow features, extended Avada Forms options, and so much more.

The latest version of Avada released on April 12th, 2022, introduces a website setup wizard, enhanced Avada Studio workflow features, extended Avada Form’s options, and so much more.

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Introducing the Avada Setup Wizard

Introducing the Avada Setup Wizard

The Avada step-by-step setup wizard makes it easy for you to generate websites on the fly, and fast.

Avada Setup Wizard

Easily Create a Website From Scratch

Choose the Content and Layouts You Prefer

Step-by-Step Website Building Process

Setup Starting Point

You can decide to create a website from scratch or start with a prebuilt website.

Color Palette & Typography

Choose from predefined color palettes and typography sets to style your website.

Content, Layouts & Launch

Choose layouts, import content, activate extended features and launch your website.

Rapidly Generate Bespoke Website Designs

The Avada step-by-step setup wizard makes it easy for you to generate websites on the fly, and fast.

Enhanced Avada Studio Styling Features

Apply Local Color & Typography Styles to the Content

Import Studio Content Either With Images or Placeholders

Toggle and Switch Content Colors Prior to Import

Extended Avada Forms Options

Customizable Notification / Auto-Reply Options For Avada Forms

Easily set up custom auto-reply emails for different recipients, using Avada’s new Forms Notification tab.

Noteworthy Additions

Off-Canvas Trigger for Add to Cart & Form Submissions

New Option to Allow Uploading SVG Files to the WP Media Library

Added a Reject All Cookies Option for the Avada Privacy Bar

Added System-Font Stacks to the Typography Options

The Edit Live Menu Supports Layout Section Names incl. Direct Links

Quick Links to Easily Edit Related Post Cards, Menus, and Forms

List of All Changes in Avada 7.7

New Features

  • Added a complete setup wizard to Avada, which guides you through the process of setting up a full site incl. registration, automatic plugin install, colors, typography, layouts, and other content

  • Added notification (auto-reply) options to Avada Forms, so that you can easily send different emails to different recipients on form submission
  • Added option to Avada Studio to invert colors of the content
  • Added option to Avada Studio to apply local color and typography styles to the content (live preview available)
  • Added option to Avada Studio to import content either with images or placeholders
  • Added import button to the preview area of Avada Studio content for easier import
  • System font stacks can now be chosen in all font selection fields
  • Extended the typography options in all suitable elements
  • Added Text Transform options into the combined global font options
  • Added option to trigger Off-Canvas when product gets added to cart and when an Avada form gets submitted
  • Added image aspect ratio feature to the Gallery element
  • Added object-fit option to Post Card Image element
  • Added option to pull posts from WooCommerce Featured Products in Post Cards element
  • Added custom icon option to change cart icon in WooCommerce Notices element
  • Avada WooCommerce swatches styles are now also being used in WooCommerce widgets
  • Added option to show variation prices in Woo Add To Cart element even if all variations share the same price
  • Added several new styling options to the FAQ element
  • Added option to easily activate support for uploading SVG files to the media library
  • Added HTML tag selection option to the Column element
  • Added reading time decimal precision option to the meta element
  • Added quick links to elements to easily edit related Post Cards, Menus, and Forms
  • Avada’s Edit Live Menu will now list all used layouts used on a page with their names and types, including a direct link to the layout
  • Added language choice option to the Facebook Page element
  • Added WooCommerce Cart, Checkout, My Account, and Terms & Conditions page links to dynamic data
  • Added dynamic data options to the User Login element

Fixes

  • iFrame based privacy consents not working when using lazy-loading option
  • Lazy-loading scripts not being correctly loaded when only iFrame Lazy Loading option is set to Avada
  • Boxed mode shadow and framed scrolling not working correctly when being set in Global Options
  • Global styles being applied to buttons when Critical CSS option is used
  • Global font backup font not always correctly being saved
  • Color picker position not always being exact
  • Social Sharing Box post title being double encoded in email subject
  • Live search showing search results from other languages in Search element when using Polylang
  • Duplicate data-touchscroll attribute in Related Posts element
  • Single portfolio pages being 404 in secondary languages when using WPML String Translation plugin
  • Visiting a category page while using WPML causing a fatal error in very rare cases
  • Avada Form submissions not working in secondary language when using WPML
  • Timezone on events edit screen always being set to UTC+0 incorrectly
  • Changing Include Context setting in title dynamic data not reflecting changes
  • Calendar rendering being incorrect when using Events Calendar Pro tribe_mini_calendar shortcode
  • Background color not being applied to custom icons in Social Links element when custom colors are chosen
  • Incorrect home label being used in breadcrumbs on the blog page, when a dedicated blog page is set
  • Sticky containers inside an Off-Canvas not being ignored in general offset calculation
  • bbPress styling issues regarding pagination
  • Global typography trigger missing from Button element in live editor
  • Gravity Forms textareas not having the correct border width
  • WooCommerce product quantity boxes being incorrectly styled when using Gravity Forms
  • WooCommerce product variation label being incorrectly styled in latest WooCommerce version
  • WooCommerce product search results page using incorrect page width
  • WooCommerce product search results page being tied to the product loop being set on the shop page
  • WooCommerce mini cart menu cart and checkout button colors are incorrect on focus state
  • Checkout continue button being incorrectly displayed when using the Woo Checkout Billing element
  • Styling of Post Card element bein incorrect at times when using infinite scroll loading because of column ID collisions
  • Slider layout of Post Cards element not working when used as part of Content Layout
  • Post Card add to cart button missing hover style if left at default
  • Rollover on Post Card Image element not being automatically triggered when product gets added to cart
  • Post Card element animation firing for all elements after infinite scroll loading is completed
  • Third level menu not expanding in Avada Vertical Menu Widget
  • Menu element wrongly positioned in desktop mode when resizing from opened mobile menu
  • Sliding bar menu icon being misaligned on mobile
  • Mobile menu submenu open icon is logically reversed in Menu element
  • Legacy menu center and right position not working
  • Back-end builder not escaping HTML of child elements correctly
  • Link to album in Flickr element resulting in 404
  • Drag & drop of child elements in parent element option modal not working in back-end editor
  • Some image caption effects in Image element having slight display issues in some cases
  • Import of single pages from prebuilts not fully working
  • FAQ element toggle +/- icons being logically reversed
  • Menu First Level Style option not being hidden on second-level menu items
  • Off-Canvas special menu element trigger having wrong close icon size
  • Off-Canvas ignoring rules if default state option is set to open
  • Toggle element not working correctly when used inside Off-Canvas
  • Custom color options missing from Tag Cloud element in back-end editor
  • Duplicate variable definition in Tag Cloud element.
  • Patcher not working correctly for the required plugins
  • Alert element using Font Awesome icons, which can lead to missing icons if deactivated in Global Options
  • Disable Emoji script option not disabling DNS prefetch
  • Custom CSS on page level stripping slashes which can break the CSS output
  • Global Options font search not working for all available fonts
  • Flyout menu anchor link trying to close all flyouts on a page instead of just its parent
  • Local time not correctly respected when using date dynamic data option
  • Critical CSS being created for all posts of a CPT only being applied to latest post
  • Lightbox video duplicated in some cases on portfolio posts when video is added through Page Options
  • Media Slider element not having image srcset attribute set when lazy-loading is enabled
  • Font count in Performance Wizard being incorrect in some cases
  • Checklist element title names displaying incorrectly, when items get bulk added
  • Fuse dependency missing for Performance Wizard
  • Setting Container element background color in live editor also setting same color to any nested container
  • Issue in Gallery element where you can’t update images when mixing back-end and live editor
  • Layout condition for dedicated front-page not being used on back-end Page Options
  • Submenu hover color preview not working in Menu element in live editor
  • Button element hover color preview not working in live editor
  • Blend mode being off in live editor
  • Missing string sanitation causing CSS to break, if string translation for a language is incorrectly using newline char
  • Side-header position being incorrect in live editor, after closing the main panel sidebar
  • Droppable zones in live editor being visible in some cases when they should not be
  • Avada Form entries export not working correctly when there are multiple fields with same label
  • Avada Forms tooltip icon not using the form label text color
  • Avada Forms border-radius Page Option reset and default not correctly displayed in live editor
  • Column IDs of Post Card element not correct in live editor causing potential styling issues
  • Responsive typography not correctly recalculated in Toggle element in live editor when changing options
  • Undefined image size of Image element leading to JS error when trying to switch pages in live editor
  • Element dependency map not fully live updating on live editor
  • Changing global color not live updating the options using that color in live editor
  • Invalid category not being unselectable in multi-select field in live editor
  • Additional white space being displayed in Tooltip element trigger text in live editor
  • Font name being malformatted in live editor if there are quotes in the font name
  • Styling issue between Menu elements on option change in live editor, when several are on a single page
  • Flickering tooltip of last color picker in an option tab making the color option unusable
  • Google fonts family missing from elements imported through Avada Studio in live editor
  • Sharing Box element icon font size and boxed padding not live updating in live editor
  • A few JS checks incorrectly using undefined without quotes
  • PHP warning regarding non-numeric value being encountered when base font size is set to a variable
  • PHP warning on archive pages using a layout but not having posts
  • PHP warning on checkout page when Woo Checkout Form element being used only once

Improvements

  • PERFORMANCE Added an option to choose the kind of security nonce you want to use in Avada Forms
  • PERFORMANCE Added a global option to count post views, on page load, through AJAX or to disable it completely
  • IMPROVEMENT Moved the color name to first position in global color definition
  • IMPROVEMENT WooCommerce product search results will now also use the search layout if one is set
  • IMPROVEMENT Layout Section titles are now available as HTML title attributes for easier readability
  • IMPROVEMENT Term slugs are now available as HTML title attributes in Layout Conditions
  • IMPROVEMENT Privacy consent options now also work when using video facade option
  • IMPROVEMENT Added better error reporting for prebuilt site import for easier debugging
  • IMPROVEMENT Avada dashboard video iFrame now loads only on demand
  • IMPROVEMENT Added better option grouping to the Toggle element
  • IMPROVEMENT Made sure that custom sticky header is not initialized when using 100% height scrolling sections
  • IMPROVEMENT Image focus point is now available, even if image is retrieved from dynamic data source
  • IMPROVEMENT Change label/placeholder text in User Login element to Username or Email
  • IMPROVEMENT Animated content will now fall back to being just auto-displayed if old browsers don’t support IntersectionOberver
  • IMPROVEMENT Updated several option descriptions and dependencies for better usability
  • UPDATED Compatibility with PHP 8.1
  • UPDATED Compatibility with The Events Calendar 6.0 Beta
  • UPDATED Global Options Favicon settings for modern devices and use cases
  • UPDATED Several color options that did not have defaults
  • ACCESSIBILITY Make next/prev arrows focusable in Image Carousel element
  • ACCESSIBILITY Added focus trap to Off-Canvas for correct tab key progression
  • ACCESSIBILITY Added role=”alert” to the Alert element
  • ACCESSIBILITY Move the close button to the end of the Alert element for screen readers
  • ACCESSIBILITY Added label to the Woo Cart Coupon element input
  • ACCESSIBILITY Login field IDs are now unique when using multiple WooCommerce login boxes different menus
  • COMPATIBILITY Fixed scrollspy library issue with WP Cost Estimation & Payment Forms Builder plugin
  • COMPATIBILITY Fixed issue with WP Hide & Security Enhancer when using Combine Third Party CSS Files option
  • COMPATIBILITY Removed changelog iFrame embed from Avada dashboard to fix issue with security rule on some hosts
  • COMPATIBILITY Fixed WP Offload Media plugin throwing fatal error on activation when SVG media files are used
  • COMPATIBILITY Fixed WooCommerce One Page Checkout plugin issue with Avada’s quantity boxes
  • COMPATIBILITY Woocommerce Catalog Enquiry plugin now works with the Woo Add To Cart element
  • COMPATIBILITY Fixed Woo Notices Element when using WooCommerce Payments plugin
  • COMPATIBILITY Event Tickets Plus attendee registration incorrectly being shown in layout sections