July 20, 2022

Breakdance Beta 1

Breakdance Beta 1 is now available.

Sign up for free to test the beta here or login to the portal to download the beta.

Watch an overview of the new features on YouTube.

New Elements

  • Header Builder
  • Masker
  • Advanced Tabs
  • Simple Counter

New Features

  • Headers / Footers – Conditions
  • Copy From Frontend
  • Cross Domain Copy/Paste (probably has some bugs)
  • Breakpoint Dropdown / Stack Vertically At – Never option
  • CSS-only smooth scroll to hash links
  • Control slider with link

UI Improvements

  • Make Breakdance load fast
  • Add in-builder preview support for Hide By Breakpoint
  • Show full path to control when searching the properties panel
  • Focus Point Input – make arrow draggable
  • Rich Text – make top bar sticky
  • Buttons – edit text inline with double click
  • Enable Right-Click Menu in Structure Panel
  • Improve Element Outline Behavior
  • Prevent unnecessary scrollbars from appearing on Windows

Developer APIs

  • Conditions API – docs
  • Posts List element hooks
  • Developer hooks for saving, adding shape dividers, and much more. See all available hooks including code examples on GitHub
  • (more documentation, including a great way to create builder elements is coming soon)

General Fixes & Polish

  • Hosting Compatibility – Ensure compatibility with hosts that prevent direct file access
  • Safari Compatibility – You can now open Breakdance in Safari
  • Fix – Media library not loading on some web hosts
  • Fix – Post Meta element PHP notices/warnings
  • Fix – HTML Tag Choice Control Not Appearing
  • Fix – Can’t Clear Inputs
  • Fix – Custom Unit
  • Fix – Can’t uncheck post type on settings page
  • Fix – Form Builder – Conditional Fields
  • Fix – Problems when deleted images were present in the WP Media Input
  • Fix – Dynamic Data – section background image
  • Fix – Post Archive template should apply to homepage when it is set as a posts page
  • Fix – Use the Post Archive template to render the page set as the “Posts” page
  • Fix – “breakdance-zero theme doesn’t exist” error
  • Fix – Dynamic Data – set link URLs dynamically
  • Polish – Ensure proper responsive behavior for non-Breakdance images displayed inside a Breakdance element (i.e. images displayed by a shortcode or 3rd party plugin)
  • Polish – Tools > Performance – add option to remove Gutenberg bloat
  • PHP Compatibility – Change mb_strtolower() -> strtolower()

Element Fixes & Polish

  • Feature – Gallery – display as slider
  • Polish – WooCo Mini Cart – make default title size smaller
  • Polish – Button – remove white-space: nowrap
  • Polish – Menu Link element – remove design controls, inherit design from Menu Builder
  • Polish – Menus – enable typography effects for links
  • Polish – Simple Testimonial – general polish / better responsive options
  • Polish – Slider – prevent conflict with effects/slides per view
  • Polish – Section – default background size and position should be covering and centered
  • Fix – Section – shape dividers should show on top of background overlay
  • Fix – Containers shouldn’t inherit text align from parent element
  • Fix – Effects > hue rotate didn’t work
  • Fix – Effects > custom transform origin didn’t appear
  • Fix – Icons – prevent unnecessary padding
  • Fix – Image – shadow wasn’t working
  • Fix – Div – fix text color selector for h2…h6
  • Fix – Wrapper > Design > Size didn’t work in builder